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Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences —

Stanford Earth graduates: Meet the planet’s challenges

Graduates of the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences are uniquely prepared to deliver solutions for humanity’s critical challenges, according to Dean Stephan Graham.

Graduate School of Business —

When field research goes awry

Two PhD students find that opening a shop in India to study a simple problem is anything but simple.

Bill Lane Center for the American West —

Putting a tempest into a teapot

To ease the pain of new state rules, engineers are looking to harness an unconventional and unwieldy source of water: the torrential storms that sometimes blast across the Pacific Ocean and soak California.

Clayman Institute for Gender Research —

How white boys become ‘geniuses’

Girls outperform boys at every stage of the academic path – so much so that the media has declared this underachievement the “boy crisis.” Yet students and teachers often perceive boys as smarter and more gifted.

Stanford Commencement 2019

Stanford University’s 128th Commencement weekend, June 15-16, 2019, featured a speech by Apple CEO Tim Cook, in which he noted some of the challenges the high-technology industry faces as he encouraged graduates to learn to take responsibility for that which they take credit and to temper their ambition with humility of purpose.