University Repugnant markets spur thinking about how to engineer complex systems 2019-01-23T21:39:43.000000000+00:00 When some people want to engage in economic activity that others seek to ban, society faces tough choices in designing the right market incentives — or disincentives. Q&A on banning transgender persons from U.S. military 2019-01-23T21:03:01.000000000+00:00 Stanford Law Professor Jane Schacter is an expert on constitutional law, as well as gender and sexuality and the law. Winter quarter 2019 guest artists 2019-01-23T14:38:09.000000000+00:00 Dozens of guest artists on campus this quarter grace the stages of multiple performance and lecture venues. What to know about France’s yellow vest movement 2019-01-23T08:15:52.000000000+00:00 The yellow vest movement in France, which began as a protest against increased fuel taxes, has taken on a much broader agenda. Demarest to retire as vice president for public affairs 2019-01-23T08:15:22.000000000+00:00 David Demarest, who is a former White House communications director, will continue teaching at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Design teams shift their focus to developing recommendations to implement Stanford’s vision for the future 2019-01-22T08:01:51.000000000+00:00 To foster community engagement, the university will create a vision to transform the White Plaza area into a vibrant town center. The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II: ‘Where do we go from here?’ 2019-01-18T23:16:09.000000000+00:00 In commemoration of the 90th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birth, the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II delivered a lecture in Stanford Memorial Church inaugurating the Clarence B. Jones Fellowship. Farnaz Khadem appointed vice president for university communications 2019-01-18T11:45:50.000000000+00:00 Khadem brings to Stanford 25 years of strategic communications experience across a broad array of roles in higher education, research organizations and the nonprofit sector. Q&A: Designing a better local tsunami warning system 2019-01-18T08:01:32.000000000+00:00 New research outlines a more accurate and consistent way to warn coastal residents when and where tsunami waves are likely to hit. Researchers discover the brain cells that make pain unpleasant 2019-01-18T00:53:48.000000000+00:00 Pain sensation and the emotional experience of pain are not the same, and now, in mice, scientists at Stanford have found the neurons responsible for the latter.