Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand discussed her life in government and policy priorities with students at an event hosted by Stanford Women in Business (SWIB). Gillibrand said that she would tackle global climate change and advocate for the political representation of women and minority groups.
Some at Stanford find these relationships uncontroversial or point to their scientific and cultural benefits. Others approach them with more wariness or believe the University should engage more thoughtfully with the country.
As the Collective Bargaining Agreement of 2014-19 comes to an end, students from CSRE 35SI: “An Introduction to Labor Organizing on Campus” have begun to circulate an online petition in support of “fair treatment of workers and respect for their rights.” The petition was created as a final project for the class to express Stanford…
Stanford paused its research partnership with the Chinese telecom conglomerate Huawei in mid-December in light of the U.S. government’s warning against potential cybersecurity risks associated with the company.
To address economic opportunity and the challenges to governance arising from it, five Africa experts gathered at the Hoover Institution’s Hauck Auditorium for the “Governance in an Emerging New World” panel on Africa’s development.
Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay reflected upon her history in law and human rights, calling for students to stand up for global human rights during a campus roundtable discussion on Monday.
On Tuesday, the Hoover Institution held a panel discussion on the challenges that technological change and the communications revolution pose to democracies.
On Tuesday, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) hosted “Populist Challenges to Democracy,” its first of three public symposia. The symposium panelists discussed reasons for the growth of populism around the world and emphasized the importance of institutional accountability.