When Kristine Kilanski began her doctoral research on women’s labor in modern day oil boomtowns, she never planned on studying fear. Instead, she began like most researchers, with a set of...
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by Risa Katzen
on Friday, September 12, 2014 - 3:21pm
In August 2014, Stanford professor of mathematics Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman to win the Fields Medal, often described as the Nobel Prize of mathematics.
by Claire Patterson
on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 3:37pm
The Clayman Insitute is pleased to announce Nicole Martin, a Ph.D. candidate in the department of history, as the 2014 recipient of the Myra Strober Prize. The prize recognizes a Stanford student who...
by Adrienne Rose Johnson
on Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 5:43pm
In 1993, Piper Kerman carried a bag of drug money from Chicago to Brussels. Ten years later, two men knocked on Piper Kerman’s...
by Ashley Farmer
on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 8:10pm
Since 2000, the year the U.S. census first allowed respondents to identify as multiracial or multiethnic, the number of Americans who identify with multiple races has increased dramatically. Given...
by Shannon Eddy
on Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 4:48pm
“I don't know what's worse,” wrote a user of the popular Facebook page, Stanford Race Confessions, “the actual racism that I experience whenever I'm home…or coming to Stanford and being told that we...