In the Spotlight

News articles classified as In the Spotlight

Stanford Engineering —

Rule makers, rule breakers

Michele Gelfand explains how the concept of “tight” and “loose” cultures plays out in global affairs, national politics, and your own household.

Hoover Institution —

New campus building honors Secretary Shultz

The Hoover Institution unveiled the George P. Shultz Building at a ribbon-cutting ceremony late last month, dedicating the structure to a statesman who exemplified public service and civility.

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research —

California’s public charging infrastructure

Accessible charging stations are critical for the widespread adoption of electric vehicles. A new policy brief outlines the roadblocks.

Stanford Law School —

Third millennium thinking

In a new book, Robert MacCoun presents the “inquisitorial approach of science” as one of our most powerful tools for making informed decisions in an increasingly complex world.

STANFORD magazine —

Meet Kemi Ashing-Giwa

When she’s not running lab experiments, the PhD student in ecophysiology and conservation biology writes sci-fi novels. “I like being in school for many reasons, but one is that it’s great for story ideas.”