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Oct 17 2014 | Stanford Report
Through a historical analysis of agrarian reform and hydraulic technology, Stanford professor Mikael Wolfe discovers how politically well-connected business interests helped put Mexico's groundwater supply on a path toward unsustainability. BY KATHRYN DICKASON The Humanities at Stanford
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History Ph.D. student, Ian P. Beacock, takes on Facebook in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Opinion and Ideas section with his article “Silicon Valley’s Empathy Problem”.    
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Oct 7 2014 | NPR
Assistant Professor Allyson Hobbs was featured on NPR's All Things Considered for her new book 'A Chosen Exile': A History of Racial Passing in American Life. Listen to the full program Read the accompanying article
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Sep 24 2014 | CNN Money
STEM -- the acronym for science, technology, engineering and math -- has sparked a nationwide debate about education, gender, immigration and the future of the U.S. economy. Professor Londa Schiebinger talks with Sara O'Brien about science and gender in the article  "6 things you need to know about...
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Sep 18 2014 | Stanford Report
In the five decades he's been teaching and writing, Stanford intellectual historian Paul Robinson has witnessed the erosion of "the closet" and the blurring of sexual boundaries in America and Europe. BY MARGUERITE RIGOGLIOSO The Humanities at Stanford With same-sex marriage now legalized in 19...