Two women have recently made public accusations of sexual assault against Stanford professors, one of whom is now deceased and one of whom is retired.
Franco Moretti, Stanford professor emeritus in the English department, faces allegations of sexual assault, harassment and rape made by Kimberly Latta, his former graduate student at UC Berkeley.
Workers from two dining halls hand-delivered petitions to Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE) management on Tuesday, lodging a formal complaint against what they describe as “chronic understaffing” and “unacceptable workloads” that they say the department has ignored for over a year.
“Is a beetle capable of experiencing joy?” and “Is a robot capable of experiencing guilt?” were just some of the unusual questions that Stanford psychologists posed to participants in a recent research study about human conceptions of mental life.
Students in Graduate School of Business (GSB) class GSBGEN 383: “Practical Policy and Politics” had a particularly high-profile guest speaker Thursday morning: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, who visited Stanford before heading to a school in Milpitas.
Stanford researchers found that the greater the number of words that demonstrated respect for the customer or suggested authority, the greater the volume of product sales.
Dubbed the Golden State Warrior for a series of high-profile challenges to the White House, California Attorney-General Xavier Becerra ’80 J.D. ’84 struck a confident tone on the state’s policies under the Trump administration at a Wednesday evening event hosted by Stanford in Government (SIG).
Greg Boardman, vice provost for student affairs, will retire on Aug. 31 after 13 years at Stanford and a rocky past year of student criticism.