During its June meeting, members of the Stanford University Board of Trustees reviewed construction projects, including the new Denning House, approved the university budget and feted outgoing President John Hennessy and his wife, Andrea.
Pamela Karlan and Nathaniel Persily discuss the important legal questions raised in this election year, such as redistricting, the Voting Rights Act, campaign communications post-Citizens United and how to improve the actual voting experience.
A new computer algorithm that can “fill in” underground water levels in areas where quality data is not available could lead to improved models of groundwater flow in regions where pumping and aquifer depletion are a concern.
Field has been deeply involved with national and international efforts to advance science and assessment related to global ecology and climate change. His research emphasizes impacts of climate change, from the molecular to the global.