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.
Controversy surrounding D’Souza, who spoke Thursday on what he sees as historical and present racism in the Democratic Party, has been ongoing since November.
Monday’s event, the seventh in the series, specifically focused on the state of military technological innovation in the United States and China.
The authors of a November 2018 report by the Hoover Institution that called for “constructive vigilance” against Chinese influence on U.S. institutions faced an oftentimes critical, predominantly Chinese audience in a panel discussion on their findings.
The Hoover Institution’s perceived conservative slant and lack of diversity were the subject of debate at Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting.
The new series’ first committee will include an Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) representative, as well as students nominated by Voluntary Student Organizations (VSOs) and faculty members.
To address economic opportunity and the challenges to governance arising from it, five Africa experts gathered at the Hoover Institution’s Hauck Auditorium for the “Governance in an Emerging New World” panel on Africa’s development.
On Monday, the Hoover Institution held a panel discussion on Latin America’s upcoming governance challenges as a part of its series “Governance in an Emerging World.”