In honor of International Women's Day, fellows at the Hoover Institution gathered to discuss the intersection of women and national security.
Hoover Institute and Freeman Spogli Institute senior fellow Larry Diamond and former assistant Secretary of State Thomas Fingar discussed Chinese ambitions in Taiwan, the Biden administration’s approach to China and the challenges of maintaining a relationship with China while addressing their human rights abuses.
Schiff warned of both external and internal threats relating to U.S. national security, including attacks from Russia and China, as well as dangerous divisions created by social media algorithms.
Following the Capitol riot, many Stanford affiliates expressed condemnation of Hawley, widely criticized for challenging election results.
During the week of Dec. 28, Stanford recorded 11 positive cases among students, as well as 14 from staff, faculty and postdocs.
“There was too much of an emphasis on polls as a predictive tool,” said Bruce Cain, a professor of political science and director of the Bill Lane Center for the American West. He said that these polls were more dependent on modeling, which can bring additional assumptions, and recommended that polls be treated as “noisy data, not as tablets from heaven.”
Senior fellow at Brookings Institute and former National Security Council official Fiona Hill talks about the security challenge that Russia poses to the United States and Europe, noting the West’s past failures to address increasing Russian aggression following the Cold War.
Although issues of short notice and lack of consultation prevented the Faculty Senate from mandating Election Day 2020 an academic holiday, the Faculty Senate approved a measure to encourage faculty flexibility on Nov. 3, in addition to introducing a task force to recommend new infrastructure for the study of race at Stanford.
Stanford siblings Antonia Hellman ’21 M.S. ’22 and Ethan Hellman ’23 began working on Toucan following Stanford’s shutdown in March, hoping to create a platform that allows communities to grow closer together within a virtual space.
Members of the Faculty Senate expressed disappointment in the University’s pushback against open letter criticizing White House advisor and Hoover Institution senior fellow Scott Atlas, as well as federally mandated changes to Title IX procedures, which disincentivize the reporting of sexual assault.
The Daily interviewed Stanford alum Sri Muppidi to discuss her campaign for City Council of Dublin, California.
In an event hosted by the Clayman Institute for Gender Research, panelists discuss the importance of departmentalizing African and African-American Studies as a means of allowing the discipline to evolve and to acknowledge its importance within academia.
Stanford’s COVID-19 testing procedure, designed by leading Stanford experts in medicine and science, relies on the frequent testing of asymptomatic students and staff, as well the diversification of testing methodology.
Undergraduate tuition has increased for the 2020-21 academic year, following a pattern of yearly tuition increases.
A variety of internship and fellowship funding programs, including Cardinal Quarter, have been canceled for the upcoming fall quarter.
The new Solidarity Fund for student groups is meant to combat racism and injustice, but student groups continue to call for greater reform.
Stanford class of 2020 alums Sheck Mulbah, Garry Archbold, Mekhi Jones and Mamadou Diallo launch “The Comeup Collective,” a podcast that follows their journeys navigating the academic and professional world.