Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar Ph.D. ’00, associate justice of the Supreme Court of California and a Stanford alumnus, urged graduates to be cognizant of all those who have contributed to societal progress before them and to use their “good fortune” for the benefit of others.
The Daily spoke with University professors, students and a cybersecurity startup to examine the value of different CS educations in hacking and beyond.
Professor Ilya A. Strebulaev recently published a paper reporting that venture-backed companies worth more than $1 billion — colloquially known as “unicorns” — are overvalued by about 51 percent
Stanford’s East Asia Library recently received diaries from the early- and mid-20th century written by a Japanese immigrant, Hisao Magario, and his wife, Fusai.
Stanford’s department of mathematics launched an online placement diagnostic that is now required for students who plan on taking introductory math courses, such as Math 19 or Math 51. The diagnostic is purely advisory and is part of several departmental changes.
The Stanford Global Studies (SGS) Division and the WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice recently launched the new Human Rights minor.
Professor of political science Jeremy Weinstein, consulting professor of management science and engineering Joe Felter and Movielabs CEO Steven Weinstein are teaching a new course, Hacking4Diplomacy (MS&E 298), with the new State Department representative to Silicon Valley, Zvika Krieger.
In a recent interview about her book The Social Imperative: Race, Close Reading, and Contemporary Literary Criticism, Professor Paula Moya of the Stanford Department of English argues that the practice of “close reading” literature is important for racial literacy, providing a unique context for understanding race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality.