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Laura Weidman Powers (MBA ’10) is opening doors for minorities in the Silicon Valley technology industry through her nonprofit group CODE2040, which places black and Latino computer-science students in internships at top tech companies. Learn more about this fellowship program that Weidman Powers founded with her Stanford GSB classmate Tristan Walker (MBA ’10): 

Former Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings kicks off the LEAD Commission’s Symposium on Technology in Education this morning. She shares 3 tipping points for improving education: broader access, personalization and online networks. Follow #LEADSymposium today on Twitter for insights and ideas.

Our primary mission is to teach Stanford students, but it is also the university’s mission to disseminate knowledge widely, through textbooks, scholarly publications and so forth. Technology provides ways to both improve our existing classes and to extend our reach. By using technology creatively, we can tap the tremendous teaching talent we have on campus to offer new learning opportunities to millions of people, both in the United States and around the world.
Provost John Etchemendy, Chief Academic and Budgetary Officer of Stanford University in the latest announcement of appointing John Mitchell as Vice Provost of Online Learning: