New research shows people in underdeveloped parts of the world are not as likely to complete massive open online courses, or MOOCs. But small psychological activities could help motivate them, closing the global achievement gap.
A look back at the year that included the selection and inauguration of a new Stanford president; the launching of a global, multidisciplinary graduate scholarship program; groundbreaking research; national sports titles and more.
Janet Yellen, chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, visited the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research to discuss “The Economic Outlook and Conduct of Monetary Policy.”
Through long shifts at the helm of a highly sophisticated microscope, researchers at Stanford recorded reactions at near-atomic-scale resolution. Their success is another step toward building a better battery.
The university has heard increased reports in recent days of people from a variety of backgrounds and across the political spectrum feeling targeted or silenced on our campus. Intolerance of others based on their background, identity or views is antithetical to our values.