Stanford University was founded in the 1800s when mainly children of the privileged class had the opportunity to enroll in universities. Today, students come from a variety of race, social,...
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by Adrienne Rose Johnson
on Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 9:55am
Young people navigating the murky period between adolescence and adulthood have been called “adultolescents,” “emerging adults,” and “twixters.” These so-called over-parented and under-achieving...
by Electra Colevas
on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 9:25am
Before school starts and leaves begin to fall, read a great book—one that inspires discussion and debate. As in July and August, we’ve recommended a couple books and included thought-provoking...
by Lindsey B. Trimble
on Monday, August 19, 2013 - 9:26am
Fifty years ago this summer, President John F. Kennedy introduced a bill to Congress that ultimately became the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Among other accomplishments, this historic piece of...
by Nicole Martin
on Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 9:33am
In North Carolina, a sheriff told a cohabiting dispatcher that she would lose her job unless she got married. In Michigan, a judge denied visitation rights to a divorced father because he had a live-...
by Claire Patterson
on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 6:08pm
Rebecca Chaleff, a PhD student in Stanford’s Department of Theater and Performance Studies, is the 2013 recipient of the Marilyn Yalom Research Fund Award.