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Jun 26 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
African American and Latino students who completed self-affirming writing exercises in middle school took more challenging courses and were more likely to enroll in college, among other positive outcomes. Having minority middle school students write a series of self-affirmation exercises focusing...
“Boomerang” kids returning home? Get ready for stress and dissatisfaction. Adult children moving back with their parents is so common a phenomenon that it’s inspired Hollywood movies (witness Failure to Launch with Matthew McConaughey). Credit the financial crisis and the slow economic recovery...
Jun 22 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Legal and illegal drugs are killing more people than AIDS ever did, yet the nation’s drug policies are based on unproven assumptions about addiction. Neuroscience could help shape more effective policies and save lives.
Jun 21 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty, In the News
The following Academic Council professoriate appointments, promotions, and reappointments for the periods indicated were reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Academic Council on March 14, March 21, April 4, April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2 and May 16, 2017, and were approved by the President....
Jun 16 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, In the News, Students
Eighteen Stanford students and alumni have been awarded 2017-18 Fulbright grants. Emma Walker-Silverman, a senior majoring in psychology, will study attitudes toward Syrian refugees among host communities in Turkey.

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