Five undergraduates awarded Barry Goldwater Scholarships
Five Stanford undergraduate students have received 2021 Barry Goldwater Scholarships, which are designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue research careers in the fields of the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics.
Stanford junior wins 2021 Congressional Medal of Honor Service Award
James Kanoff, who co-founded the Farmlink Project at the start of the pandemic, will share a 2021 Congressional Medal of Honor Service Award for his work connecting farmers with fresh food to food banks.
Study identifies another explanation for the ‘marriage premium’
Stanford sociologist Florencia Torche uncovers empirical evidence to show that the benefits of marriage to child development derive not just from individual characteristics of spouses and their circumstances. How society views marriage as an institution matters too.
Stanford trustees received briefings on such university initiatives as the new school for climate and sustainability and undergraduate education enhancements, as well as pandemic progress and campus activities.
In the first large-scale study examining the full extent of Zoom fatigue, Stanford researchers find that women report feeling more exhausted than men following video calls – and the “self-view” display may be to blame.
Science outreach efforts can encourage trust and interest in science, benefiting everyone involved. A guide produced by plant biologists from several institutions aims to make science outreach better and more effective.
Report to Faculty Senate reveals stress around the issue of free speech on campus
The Planning and Policy Board Subcommittee on Campus Climate presented an interim report to the Faculty Senate on Thursday that highlighted students’ concerns about free speech and general campus climate.