Her sold-out presentation, held in Memorial Auditorium, touched on her lifelong career as a teacher and her thoughts on Stanford’s role in tackling the country’s educational challenges. Following her talk, Biden sat down for a Q&A moderated by Jim Shelton, former Department of Education Deputy Secretary.
For colleges across the country, including Stanford, the future of Title IX is uncertain as the Trump administration seeks to radically alter many of the guidelines that governed college campus sexual assault cases under former President Barack Obama.
Michael Tubbs ’12 M.A. ’12, the youngest ever and first African-American mayor of Stockton, has received Stanford’s first Ira D. Hall Under 30 Service Award, a new honor recognizing commitment to the community among black Stanford alumni.
Delivering the fifth annual Stephen H. Schneider Memorial Lecture, John Holdren Ph.D. ’70 discussed the elevated role of science policy in the Obama administration and his worries about climate change policy under President Donald Trump.
President Obama’s already-activated decision to very actively involve himself and many supporters in the political rumble and tumble under President Trump is another reason enabling and supporting a fresh perspective on who President Obama is.
My problem with Obama isn’t the more traditional, pointed kind that I can tie to a real issue, policy or decision. I have those too, but this one is more persistent, more vague, and it’s partly our fault. My problem with Obama is that we like him too much.
An Obama presidency, no matter what his policies amounted to, did the one thing the black community has been striving to do for centuries: uncap the limits of our potential.
Seeking to understand the rise of the Tea Party soon after Barack Obama’s election as president, a team of researchers from Stanford University, University of Toronto and University of California, Berkeley has linked the rise of the conservative political group to resentment of change in America’s racial hierarchy.