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Feb 2 2021 | Georgia Rosenberg
Performance on standardized tests is strongly correlated with socioeconomic status and family background. That relationship, the panelists in Tuesday’s conversation, “Test Scores Optional: What It Means for Access to Higher Education,” largely agreed upon. But they also concluded that simply...
Jan 26 2021 | Malaysia Atwater
Four people who volunteered to be injected with coronavirus to increase the speed of vaccine trials advocated for the use of human challenge vaccine trials during a Tuesday event. The McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society sponsored the event, with Larissa MacFarquhar, staff writer for The New...
Jan 11 2021
The McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society mourns the passing of Stanford Law Professor Deborah Rhode. Professor Rhode, who died on Jan. 8, was a legal titan, an inspirational mentor, and a moral force at Stanford and beyond. Rhode joined the Stanford Law School faculty in 1979 as its third...
Dec 11 2020 | Diana Aguilera
Every year, prospective college students share on YouTube the exact moment they receive an acceptance letter from their dream school. Moments of joy, shock, and exhilaration immediately follow. But for first-generation and low-income students, being admitted into a prestigious university is only...
Nov 24 2020
The Center’s Faculty Director Rob Reich and Research Director Anne Newman, in collaboration with colleagues at Harvard and the New Jersey Institute of Technology, were awarded a Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) Challenge grant to further support the critical new field of...

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