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Nov 30 2017 | The New York Times
Posted in: CAROL, Faculty, IRiSS
Mitchell Stevens, Director of the Center for Advanced Research through Online Learning, and Emily Levine comment on recent tax changes related to universities and education and the history of the relationship between academia and government. 
Oct 31 2017 | Stanford News
Posted in: IRiSS
Eager to help local communities during the 2008 financial crisis, Claire Dunning, then a fresh college graduate, took a program assistant position at a Boston foundation. A historian by training, she was struck by the nonprofit sector’s great responsibilities – addressing poverty, improving...
Oct 13 2017 | Stanford News
Posted in: IRiSS
Michael R. Tomz, a professor of political science and co-Director of the Laboratory for the Study of American Values, was appointed the Landreth Family University Fellow in Undergraduate Education.
Oct 2 2017 | Stanford News
Posted in: CSS, IRiSS
Computer science graduate student Reid Pryzant and Stanford linguist Dan Jurafsky applied a machine learning technique to analyze more than 90,000 food and health-related product descriptions and their sales data on the Japanese e-commerce marketplace Rakuten.
Sep 25 2017 | Stanford News
Posted in: CSS, Faculty, IRiSS
Conversational software programs might provide patients a less risky environment for discussing mental health, but they come with some risks to privacy or accuracy. Stanford scholars Jeff Hancock, Arnold Milstein, and Adam Miner, discuss the pros and cons of this trend.