University UIT builds phishing awareness in Stanford community 2018-11-16T18:41:22.000000000+00:00 A program expanded by Stanford University IT in May is teaching faculty and staff how to recognize, avoid and report malicious emails, which are considered the greatest threat to our privacy and cybersecurity. PhD candidate’s science videos are a hit on YouTube 2018-11-16T00:45:22.000000000+00:00 Alex Dainis, who recently completed her doctorate in genetics, produces science education videos. Her YouTube channel has racked up more than 2 million views. Graduation Success Rate reflects academic success 2018-11-16T00:05:16.000000000+00:00 Stanford Athletics registered an overall graduation rate of 97 percent in the latest NCAA Graduation Success Rate report, with 17 programs earning a 100 percent graduation rate. Wildfires destroying California bring questions about health and climate 2018-11-15T21:48:52.000000000+00:00 California’s wildfires have destroyed homes and communities, and even people hundreds of miles away are feeling the effects of smoke. Stanford faculty weigh in on the health effects and increasing frequency of fires. Border wall came with high cost and low benefit for U.S. workers 2018-11-15T14:00:53.000000000+00:00 Researchers at Stanford and Dartmouth find the Secure Fence Act of 2006, which built a partial wall across the U.S.-Mexico border, had a negative economic impact on U.S. citizens. Patricia J. Gumport, vice provost for graduate education and postdoctoral affairs, to step down after 12 years 2018-11-15T08:15:17.000000000+00:00 Gumport, who is a professor of education and director of the Stanford Institute of Higher Education Research, will return to teaching and research. Rob Wallace discusses impact of endowment on Stanford’s success 2018-11-15T08:15:05.000000000+00:00 In this Q&A, the chief executive officer of Stanford Management Company explains how the university’s endowment works. Galvez Street closing for road re-paving 2018-11-14T20:00:03.000000000+00:00 Historical parallels between the press and the president 2018-11-13T20:21:10.000000000+00:00 Stanford communication scholar James Hamilton looks at how presidents – past and present – have navigated relationships with the White House press corps. Is zinc the link to how we think? Some evidence, and a word of warning 2018-11-13T20:14:47.000000000+00:00 Several epidemiological studies in recent years have found low zinc levels among children with autism spectrum disorder. The association is far from air-tight, but it hints at a link between zinc and brain function.