The final tax bill passed by Congress does not include earlier proposals affecting graduate assistants and employee tuition assistance programs. However, it includes an excise tax on certain university endowments, including Stanford’s.
A new approach for reducing gender inequality in the workplace has shown promise in a pilot project at several companies. It combines existing tools and adds an evaluation of places where biases could creep in to a company’s procedures.
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Didi Kuo, academic research and program manager at FSI’s Program on American Democracy in Comparative Perspective, and Ryan Singel, media and strategy fellow at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society, provide perspective.
Applying modern film scanning technology and machine learning to a rare trove of historical airborne radar measurements could provide new insights about how Antarctica’s ice sheets will change in a warming world.