Social Sciences

Stanford School of Engineering —

How will artificial intelligence change hiring?

New technologies help bring increased efficiency to the hiring process, but also pose significant challenges. One danger is that AI algorithms will embody and perpetuate existing bias.

At Stanford 2018: The year in review

A look back at the year that included distinguished visitors, prestigious awards, athletic wins, research advancements, a thriving arts scene and more.

What to know about sticking to New Year’s resolutions

Exercise more, lose weight, spend less money, learn a new skill – these common New Year’s resolutions can be hard to keep. That’s why Stanford researchers have looked at how to positively change one’s lifestyle. Here are some of their findings.

Explaining the surge in populist, politics movements today

Stanford political scientists Francis Fukuyama, Anna Grzymala-Busse and Neil Malhotra discuss why populist messages have emerged in contemporary politics and how they have evolved into larger, political movements.

Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies —

How can the U.S. reduce climate change? Carbon pricing

In a Q&A, Frank Wolak and Mark Thurber of the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development explain carbon pricing and how it would work in the United States.

Stanford psychologist Eleanor Maccoby dies at 101

Eleanor Maccoby, the first woman to serve as chair of the Stanford Department of Psychology, was recognized for her scholarly contributions to gender studies and child and family psychology.