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‘Rethinking National Security’ report asks U.S. citizens to consider global security

Martin Hellman, electrical engineering professor and adjunct senior fellow for nuclear risk analysis with the Federation of American Scientists, released a report this week in collaboration with the federation calling on U.S. citizens and policymakers to take a wider view of global issues. Hellman argues that, in an era of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism and climate change, American national interests are closely connected to “global security.”

For some low-income students, University’s financial aid efforts fall short

Vivian Ly ’16 was raised to make things work. When Ly was accepted to Stanford, with its need-blind and need-based financial aid system, she thought the days of just making it work were behind her. But as her freshman year progressed, Ly began to feel alienated by her low-income status: she is just one of many who feel disillusioned with parts of the University’s experience for low-income students.