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Jun 22 2016
Posted in: CAROL, IRiSS
Congratulations to Mitchell Stevens, CAROL Director, for a successful conference on Student Data and Records in the Digital Era. This convening assembled a small group of academic leaders to consider how data describing adult students might be managed in ways that enable the improvement of...
Jun 20 2016 | Washington Post
Posted in: CPI, IRiSS
Does maternal stress show up in the next generation? Indeed it does. It depresses birth outcomes, raises the risk of perinatal complications, and even affects the mental health of the next generation, according to a new working paper by CPI affiliate Petra Persson and Maya Rossin-Slater. 
Jun 7 2016
Posted in: Awards, Faculty, IRiSS
Stephen Haber, IRiSS Affiliate and Professor of Political Science and History, has been named  a 2016 Dinkelspiel Award winner. The Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Award for Distinctive Contributions to Undergraduate Education, named after the late president of the Board of Trustees who served from 1953 to...
Posted in: CPI, IRiSS
It is well known that stress and poverty come together. Do on-again/off-again relationships contribute to this stress? In a paper by Sarah Halpern-Meekin and CPI New Scholar Kristin Turney, it is shown that parents who maintain unstable relationships experience more stress than those who stably...
May 27 2016 | Stanford Report
Posted in: IRiSS
Karen Cook, IRiSS Director, and Matt Snipp, IRiSS Executive Director, addressed the May 26 Faculty Senate, on the importance of hiring more female and minority faculty members. This was part of a larger presentation on Stanford faculty composition including growth, hiring, departures, and...