In a letter to Stanford President Marc Tessier-Levigne, students also asked the university to cover wages and benefits for hourly and low-wage workers and support PhD students who might require additional time to finish their dissertations.
California Governor Gavin Newsom asked that all seniors and those with chronic conditions self-isolate in their homes. He also asked bars and nightclubs to close, allowing restaurants to remain open.
It is currently only in use on patients at Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health suspected of having the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The test was validated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) for testing involving human subjects and is expected to be a useful clinical tool.
Former provost and current co-director of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) John Etchemendy says that though artificial intelligence will undoubtedly impact the economy, he believes that it will improve jobs, not replace them.
A constitutional amendment approved Tuesday by the Undergraduate Senate would get rid of the “upperclass district,” which currently reserves three seats for sophomore, junior or senior candidates, and give incumbent Senators the priority for these seats instead.
Paul Weiss, which charges some of the highest partner billing rates in the country, recruits summer associates at Stanford Law School every year.
Megan Price, executive director of the San Francisco-based nonprofit Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG), spoke with students in the seminar series AI for Good about varying ways to use artificial intelligence (AI) when fighting for human rights.
The panelists gave advice on topics ranging from the importance of undergraduate research experience and GPA to diversity and workplace culture.
Because the city is not building sufficient housing, Palo Alto is subject to Senate Bill 35, which forces it to automatically approve projects with half the units specifically set aside for low-income housing.
Harry Elam will remain at Stanford until the end of the academic year, beginning his new position as president of Occidental College on July 1.
Stanford professors found that government agencies use artificial intelligence to affect everything from law enforcement to education.
A bench in the Stanford Arch on Palm Drive at El Camino Real was defaced with a deceased rat on top of what appeared to be a Star of David on Wednesday.
“We’re stuck,” she said. “There is a current issue with the Office of Civil Rights, and we are not able to make any changes to our policy right now.”
On Monday night, the Palo Alto City Council unanimously adopted a new safe overnight parking program, allowing participating religious institutions to open up their parking l0ts to people living in their vehicles.
Pamela Karlan was called as a witness to guide the committee through the standards and protocols for impeachment alongside three other law professors.
Speaking to a crowd of 900 people on Monday morning, computer science professor Fei-Fei Li and former Provost John Etchemendy kicked off this fall’s Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) conference focused on “Ethics, Policy and Governance.” The “ultimate goal of AI should be to enhance and augment our humanity, not to diminish or replace it,” Li…
Karlan’s oral argument was the first of the court’s new term. The case is a consolidation of two, Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia and Altitude Express Inc. v. Zarda, both of which address the fundamental question as to whether Title VII’s prohibition of discrimination based on a person’s sex also includes sexual orientation.