Political scientist Scott Sagan finds that almost half of Americans are willing to allow a war crime – a massacre of innocent women and children – to go unpunished when they believe the act was committed by soldiers fighting for a just cause.
By monitoring crops through machine learning and satellite data, Stanford scientists have found farms that till the soil less can increase yields of corn and soybeans and improve the health of the soil – a win-win for meeting growing food needs worldwide.
With California’s wildfire season bringing yearly evacuations, damage to communities and lasting health effects, Stanford faculty have been exploring ways of preventing fires and managing health risks.
With the goals of transforming learning on campus and beyond and accelerating discovery and the impact of research, initiatives arising out of the long-range vision are ramping up with activities to engage faculty and students.
In a letter to the university community, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne reports that an external review commissioned in the wake of Operation Varsity Blues found no evidence of additional fraud at Stanford but made recommendations for policies and procedures that the university will fully adopt.
In this letter, Provost Persis Drell addresses the Stanford community following the release of the results of the Association of American Universities' (AAU) 2019 Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct.
After offering to further expand workforce housing, the university acknowledges obstacles preventing approval of a workable long-term land use permit. Ahead is a new phase of engagement and dialogue with local communities.