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.”
The Board of Trustees amended its Statement on Investment Responsibility and approved the Stanford Management Company’s (SMC) first-ever Ethical Investment Framework in its Tuesday morning meeting.
Stanford-affiliated policy experts and political science professors gathered in the Hoover Institution on Thursday to discuss the 2018 midterm elections.
On Tuesday, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) hosted “Populist Challenges to Democracy,” its first of three public symposia. The symposium panelists discussed reasons for the growth of populism around the world and emphasized the importance of institutional accountability.
On Thursday night, Gidon Bromberg and Munqeth Mehyar received the 2018 Bright Award for co-founding EcoPeace Middle East, a nonprofit organization using environmental sustainability as a means to promote regional peace. The Bright Award, conferred annually by the Stanford Law School (SLS), recognizes outstanding work in promoting global sustainability. Each winner is granted $100,000 and the opportunity to deliver a public lecture at the University.
Stanford suspended a student for two quarters after finding that he sexually assaulted Sinead Talley ‘16 in 2014, The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week.
At its Wednesday meeting, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed graduate student mental health initiatives, resources and policies. The Council also covered plans for an upcoming town hall meeting on mental health for graduate students.