Diversity

Q&A with Provost Persis Drell

As she takes office as provost, Persis Drell shares her thoughts on her new role, the Stanford community and the university’s future.

Hear the name, say it correctly

Stanford students have a tradition of welcoming first-year students on move-in day by memorizing their names and calling them out when new students arrive at their dorms. A new service uses technology to build on that tradition.

Stanford advances complex study of race and ethnicity

Since 2007, Stanford has created 15 new faculty positions for emerging and established scholars whose research focuses on race and ethnicity, including a scholar who studies the connection between immigration, residential segregation and gentrification who will join the faculty in September 2017.