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Jun 16 2016 | The Christian Science Monitor | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Oakland police officers showed little explicit racism or intentional discrimination, but implicit bias against African-Americans was to blame for the department's racial disparities, Stanford University researchers found in a study released Wednesday. 
Jun 15 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
New Stanford research on thousands of police interactions found significant racial differences in Oakland, California, police conduct toward African Americans in traffic and pedestrian stops, while offering a big data approach to improving police-community relationships there and elsewhere.  The...
Jun 15 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements
The following Academic Council Professoriate appointments, promotions, and reappointments for the periods indicated were reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Academic Council on April 5, April 12, April 26, May 3, May 10, May 17 and May 24, 2016, and were approved by the President.
Jun 7 2016 | Stanford VPTL | Posted In: Announcements, Awards
The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL) will honor 46 Stanford teaching assistants with a Centennial Teaching Assistant Award during a noon ceremony June 11, 2016.  The award recognizes outstanding instruction by teaching assistants in the schools of Humanities and Sciences...
May 31 2016 | Stanford Graduate School of Education | Posted In: In the News
A paper in ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences’ reports on benefits of certain remedies to close achievement gaps. Simple exercises to help incoming students understand the challenges that they would face in college substantially improved the success achieved by first generation and...