Trouble viewing? Open in web browser

Stanford Report

Oct. 15, 2012

Photo of Nobel laureate Alvin Roth

Al Roth wins Nobel

Economist Al Roth has been awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for his work on market design. He shares the prize with Lloyd Shapley, professor emeritus at UCLA. Roth, a visiting professor who will become a full Stanford faculty member at the start of 2013, is a pioneer in the field of game theory and experimental economics and in their application to the design of new economic institutions.

Photoof the Supreme Court building; Phto credit: Brittany Hogan / Flickr-Creative Commons

Stanford, other universities file affirmative action brief

As the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court weigh arguments in the closely watched University of Texas affirmative action case, they will consider a "friend of the court" brief filed by Stanford and 13 other universities.

Photo of Daphne Koller

Scholars debate promise, pitfalls of online learning

The second Tanner Lecture on Human Values was devoted to online learning. Computer scientist Daphne Koller, left, one of the scholars who participated in a post-lecture discussion Friday morning, called the trend a "miraculous opportunity."

Photo of English Professor Tobias Wolff

'Another Look' to discuss the best books you've never read

A new book club will focus on short masterpieces that "have not earned the readership they deserve," according to English Professor Tobias Wolff, left. The first is William Maxwell's So Long, See You Tomorrow.

ad for Mobile Device Management
ad for Sustainable Stanford

the dish

Dread public speaking? WATCH THIS . . .

ad for meal plan


In the News

Classifieds & Jobs

Classified ads for the Stanford community.

The latest job postings at Stanford.

Stay Connected

Subscribe  Facebook  Twitter  iTunes U  YouTube  Blogs

ad for Hoops for Hope
Stanford University

Trouble viewing? Open in web browser     |     Subscribe / Unsubscribe