Board of Trustees Chair Jeff Raikes ’80 relayed the University’s commitment to affirming international collaboration in research and provided an update on the Board’s review of Fossil Free Stanford’s petition for divestment from large oil and gas corporations, in a Tuesday briefing on the Board’s first meeting of the year.
“That’s been the most exciting thing,” he said in an interview with The Daily. “Watching a lab make such a significant transformation.”
Each week, The Daily’s SciTech section produces a roundup of the most interesting and influential research happening on campus or otherwise related to Stanford. Here’s our digest for the week of Sept. 22.
Shortly after my CHEM 171 final exam and one last round of complaining about phase changes, electrochemistry and whatever other God-forsaken concepts were on that final, I went back to my room and took a nap. No scrambling to pack away the last of my things into a suitcase or two. No hurriedly cramming bed…
The new center for biomedical ethics is working with Columbia University in New York to create an online hub of bioethics resources.
Fellow students of color who have felt marginalized in environmental spaces at Stanford: I see you. Students and alumni trickle into the Asian American Activities Center on a Tuesday evening despite the stress and excitement of finals, moving out for the summer, and graduation fast approaching. There, the buzz of conversation and anticipation grows as…
Madeleine Rauch, an assistant professor of strategy and innovation at Copenhagen Business School, is joining Stanford as a visiting scholar this fall. The Daily spoke with her about her work, her passion for academia and what she hopes to tackle next.
Venture capital (VC) funds led by accomplished black individuals are viewed less favorably by investors than similarly accomplished white-led firms, according to a study led by psychology professor Jennifer Eberhardt.