In the 21st century, not even revered Nobel laureates are exempt from a little of the Facebook intrigue usually reserved for college students; Amartya Sen knows firsthand, he told a Stanford audience on Monday.
Stanford will lower its standard of proof for sexual-assault cases and open the appeals process to alleged victims in response to guidelines released to universities last week by the Obama administration.
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Stanford has admitted 754 early applicants to the Class of 2015 and deferred about 500 more, Admission Director Bob Patterson said last month. The University received a record-high 5,929 applicants, dropping the admission rate to 12.7 percent for Stanford’s “restrictive early-action program.”