I wanted to write a special thank you to the Stanford men’s volleyball team and coaches for a fabulous and thrilling season.
I haven’t had a TV in my life for the past few years. So, when I finally caught video clips from Cairo last week, I was astounded. Still images, no matter how provocative, miss so many dimensions of the conflict: the shouts and chants, the simmering resentment and dogged commitment, the flying stones and sounds of gunfire that turned a relatively peaceful protest violent.
Although East Palo Alto is only five miles from Stanford, the two places’ economic relationship varies greatly from Stanford’s connections with other mid-peninsula cities.
Chilean minister of economy Juan Andres Fontaine pushed his ideas for jumpstarting the nation’s economy, describing mid- and long-range ideas to put Chile on the path to recovery.
Lawrence Summers, the director of the White House National Economic Council, delivered the keynote at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research’s annual summit Friday.
Michael Spence, the former dean of the Graduate School of Business, Nobel laureate in economics and Philip H. Knight professor emeritus, will leave Stanford to join New York University’s Stern School of Business faculty on Sept. 1.
Hoxby calls this misconception — the perceived increase in competition — a consequence of people extrapolating from the experiences and acceptance rates of a small number of colleges, particularly schools in the Ivy League, Stanford, Duke and a handful of elite liberal arts colleges.