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Mar 25 2021 | Kathleen J. Sullivan, Stanford News | Posted In: Staff
Since a shelter-in-place order went into effect a year ago, the far-flung Stanford staff has adapted to a new way of working in a world that is still fighting a pandemic, zooming from workspaces created in bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms and garages. Some have shouldered the added responsibility...
Mar 19 2021 | Stanford Today | Posted In: Announcements
This statement extends remarks made by Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne at Stanford Campus Conversations on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 and Monday, February 22, 2021. Members of the Stanford Community,
Halil Yenigun
Mar 16 2021 | Melissa De Witte, Stanford News | Posted In: Research
Through the Institute of International Education, Stanford has hosted displaced scholars who have had to escape conflict or flee persecution because of their research, race or creed for nearly a century. Stanford Global Studies has been the academic home to many of these displaced scholars over the...
Jeremy Weinstein giving a lecture with the room viewed from the overhead cam.
As the coronavirus pandemic has smoldered on, students and faculty alike have adapted to online learning over video platforms such as Zoom – as well as the format’s limitations, including an impersonal quality that can pervade large sessions with many participants. Yet for a large,...
Daniel Khalessi
Mar 10 2021 | Stephanie Ashe, Stanford Law School | Posted In: Students
Stanford Law students recently elected Daniel Khalessi ‘13, J.D. ‘22, as president of the Stanford Law Review (SLR), Vol. 74. Khalessi is SLR’s first Muslim, Iranian-American president.
Russian flag
Feb 2 2021 | Melissa De Witte, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
While some may think Russian President Vladimir Putin has played a “weak hand” in the card game of global politics, it’s important to remember that a weak hand in poker can be a strong hand in bridge, says Stanford scholar Kathryn Stoner. “It is a mistake to assume that power in international...
Feb 2 2021 | Melissa De Witte, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
As Monday’s coup in Myanmar demonstrates, democracy is often fragile and subject to setbacks, says former U.S. ambassador to Myanmar and Stanford visiting scholar, Scot Marciel.
Lu Li
Jan 19 2021 | Christina MacCorkle, Stanford Daily | Posted In: Students
Lu Li M.A. ’17, general manager of global strategy at Indiegogo, was named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list in recognition for her cross-border growth initiatives to bring Chinese tech to the U.S. market. At Indiegogo, Li coaches campaigns with the goal of bridging cultural gaps between Chinese...
Betty Shamieh
Jan 13 2021 | Robin Wander, Stanford Arts | Posted In: Awards
Three artists representing varied disciplines will participate in virtual residencies during the winter and spring quarter. The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies will host one of the artists, Arab-American playwright Betty Shamieh.
Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj
Jan 12 2021 | Global Perspectives Blog | Posted In: Faculty
Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj is a Tinker Visiting Professor at Stanford’s Center for Latin American Studies. Originally from Guatemala, Dr. Velásquez Nimatuj is a journalist, activist, and international spokeswoman for Indigenous communities in Central America. She earned a Ph.D. in social...

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