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Jeremy Freese has been selected to present for the Gallery Walk at Stanford's Great Teaching Showcase, a Stanford-wide celebration of great teaching and learning best practices. We look forward to seeing our colleagues at the event: Great Teaching Showcase (open to the public, but RSVP required)...
Nov 23 2017 | NPR
How The U.S. Defines Race And Ethnicity May Change Under Trump Some major changes may be coming to how the U.S. government collects data about the country's racial and ethnic makeup. The Trump administration has been considering proposals to ask about race and ethnicity in a radical new way on the...
Nov 20 2017 | The Guardian
If you tax the rich, they won't leave: US data contradicts millionaires' threats Does raising taxes on the rich really trigger their migration to more obliging states or countries? This study of every million-dollar earner in the US shows otherwise. In the classic Ayn Rand novel Atlas Shrugged, the...
Oct 27 2017 | TED Radio Hour
Liberals and conservatives believe in different sets of moral values. That's why, social psychologist Robb Willer says, appealing to the other side's values — not your own — might change more minds.
Americans’ views on immigration oppose those of President Trump Americans’ attitudes toward immigrants are not what you might think. Unlike their president, Americans have generous views about immigration.
Sep 22 2017 | Stanford News
Stanford scholars Gi-Wook Shin and Michael R. Auslin discuss options for the United States as it contends with North Korea’s nuclear aspirations. In his Tuesday address at the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy North Korea” if the U.S. is forced...
Aug 10 2017 | Stanford News
Stanford professors Dick Scott and Mike Kirst analyzed 45 years of higher education data in the Bay Area. Their findings showed that higher education has fallen behind the needs of an ever-changing region.
Jul 31 2017 | Stanford News
In his new book, sociologist Tomás Jiménez turns the conventional analysis of assimilation on its head and dissects the phenomenon from the perspective of Silicon Valley’s established population. The conventional way of studying assimilation is to document the changes immigrants and their children...
Dads should take more active role in families’ healthy eating
Jun 27 2017 | The Atlantic
"A better understanding of moral reasoning could help Americans cooperate on improving the country even amid deep disagreements." - Conor Friedersdorf