With abundant data on plants, large animals and their activity, and carbon soil levels in the Amazon, Stanford research suggests that large animal diversity influences carbon stocks and contributes to climate change mitigation.
After a decade of leadership at Stanford’s largest school, Richard Saller plans to leave the H&S deanship at the end of the academic year and return to full-time teaching. Provost Persis Drell will shortly appoint a search committee and begin an international search for his successor.
Stanford creates opportunities for meaningful engagement with the arts for students and the university community by inviting over 100 artists each year to campus to create, perform and discuss their work.
In a study, people ate less meat and conserved more water when they thought those behaviors reflected how society is changing. The findings could point to new ways of encouraging other behavior changes.