Stanford is renowned for being the home of some of the world’s most brilliant minds, and these minds are undoubtedly one of this university’s greatest assets. As students here, we often witness firsthand the unrivaled intellectual caliber of our professors, and, less often but still occasionally, the difficulty of obtaining and keeping those professorial positions here. We also hear of cases where top-notch scholars don’t receive tenure, a fate shared by half of all the assistant professors here.
Newton is using artificial intelligence to match job seekers with job openings, and improving the way hiring works for everyone.
Stanford Law School (SLS) Dean M. Elizabeth Magill will leave the University in summer 2019 to assume the role of provost at the University of Virginia (UVA), Stanford News reported late last week. Magill will be the first woman to hold the position at UVA, where she earned her law degree in 1995.
The former Sigma Chi fraternity house, which became a co-ed self-op in May, is open for Waiting List reassignment applications for the 2018-19 academic year.
As the University looks to hire a new full time Title IX Coordinator following the announcement of current Coordinator Cathy Glaze’s ’80 JD ’85 retirement, Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) President Shanta Katipamula ’19 and Vice President Rosie Nelson — a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate School of Education — called for students to take part in the interviewing and selection process.
The feature “On this day in Stanford History” details events that occurred on the same date in past years at Stanford. According to The Stanford Daily’s archives, on April 5 in….
Since SLS’s founding in 1893, racism has lived here too. Today, as students did 17 years ago, and three years ago, and one month ago, we call on the administration, faculty, staff and our peers to act.
Nationwide, momentum is mounting in support of “Ban the Box” and other “Fair Chance” hiring policies, which are designed to reduce employment barriers for people with criminal records. But the deluge of recent proactivity begs the question: Do Fair Chance hiring policies actually work? How well do people with criminal records perform once they are…