Stories published in 2021

Stanford Report —

Amy J. Blue Awards ceremony honors staff

Six members of the Stanford staff were honored at an outdoor ceremony as the 2020 and 2021 recipients of the Amy J. Blue Awards, which recognize staff members who are exceptionally dedicated, supportive of colleagues and passionate about their work.

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

When feeling ‘older’ is a good thing

Researchers studied how subjective age affects the willingness to help strangers and found that when people perceived themselves as older, they were more willing to help others.

Stanford Graduate School of Education —

How to teach data science in‌ K-12 schools

A team of scholars led by education Professor Jo Boaler introduces standards for teaching data science to students from kindergarten to high school.

Stanford Magazine —

Making a comeback

New ways to prevent – or even reverse – dementia, paralysis and blindness

Stanford Medicine —

Men and women experience brain injuries differently

While analyzing data from the Department of Veterans Affairs, neurosurgery professor Odette Harris found a big gender difference in the aftermath of traumatic brain injuries.

Stanford Report —

Stanford Campus Conversation looks ahead to 2021-22 academic year

Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell shared highlights of the plans for the new academic year, including activities to rebuild the community and updates on major campus initiatives, during a Campus Conversation on Oct. 13.