For descendants of Chinese railroad workers and nineteenth-century Chinese immigrants, the work that Chinese Railroad Workers Project co-directors Shelley Fisher Fishkin and Gordon Chang have achieved is not just about setting the historical record straight; it’s about reclaiming their families’ place in American history.
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.
Like Killion, Snyder believes that nature is a vital part of the human experience. Snyder lives in a remote part of the Nevada County, with no electricity and few neighbors.
Daniel Ellsberg — author, anti-war activist and whistleblower best known for his role in releasing the Pentagon Papers — spoke on Wednesday to an audience in Cubberley Auditorium about his views on nuclear weapons and his experiences as a military analyst during the Cold War.
Stanford professors and representatives from EarthRights International and the Accountability Council gave a panel discussion Tuesday on the Feb. 27 Supreme Court decision in Jam v. International Finance Corporation.
Lonsdale discussed bipartisan initiatives in prison reform, healthcare and housing, as well as his own experiences in investing and the role of law in economic inequality. But his past missteps proved inseparable from his presence on campus.
Ro Khanna met with journalists from student newspapers across the Bay Area on Saturday, discussing issues ranging from climate change efforts on a national scale down to issues that concern Stanford and Silicon Valley’s obligation to responsibly develop technology.
Matt Nosanchuk, a former senior attorney in the Obama Administration, spoke on Monday at a policy dinner hosted by Stanford in Government.