PACS In the News

PACS In the News

March 25, 2015


Fellow Nadia Roumani receives Auburn University's "Lives of Commitment Award."


October 23, 2014


Faculty Codirector Rob Reich quoted in "How Investment Firms are Changing Philanthropy" (New Yorker Magazine).


September 29, 2014

Board Chair Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen and her massive open online course featured in the Chronicle of Philanthropy.


September 23, 2014

Lucy Bernholz was interviewed by the Hewlett Foundation.


September 18, 2014

Text on Techs blog featured our 2014 Ethics of Data conference.


August 04, 2014

Lucy Bernholz on how philanthropy is changing in the digital age.


July 28, 2014

This article discusses how PACS scholar Amanda Greene is using ancient philosophy to understand current political debates.


June 12, 2014

PACS postdoctoral fellow Yan Long is one of only two recipients of the 2014 ASA Dissertation Award. 


June 11, 2014

PACS visiting scholar Lucy Bernholz awarded a residency fellowship from Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center to research digital civil society.


April 3, 2014

PACS researchers Johanna Mair and Christian Seelos to present at the Berlin Peace Innovation Lab on innovation.


April 2, 2014

Paul Brest and Lucy Bernholz are cited about setbacks for the effective philanthropy movement.


March 20, 2014

PACS visiting scholar Charles Kiedan presented a comparsion between UK and French philanthropy at the ESSEC.


March 5, 2014

PACS impact investing event featured on Maximpact here.


February 4, 2014

PACS Faculty Director Paul Brest curates a new online series on strategic philanthropy.


September 3, 2013

PACS Faculty Director Rob Reich authors a New York Times Op-Ed, "Not Very Giving".


July 1, 2013

Executive Director Kim Meredith was interviewed for the Innov8Social blog.


June 10, 2013

Rob Reich was cited in an article on quantitative philanthropy which appeared in the Reuters service. 


May 30, 2013

Johann Mair’s paper, “Building inclusive markets in rural Bangladesh: How intermediaries work institutional voids” has been chosen as a finalist for the Academy of Management Journal's Best Article Award for 2012


April 12, 2013

PACS course gives students real world experiences with philanthropy


January 28, 2013

PACS visiting scholar Bruce Sievers appointed to the National Council on the Humanities


November 27, 2012

It's time to fix the charitable deduction - Fortune (featuring Faculty Co-Director Rob Reich)


October 31, 2012

PACS Advisory Board member John Goldman is featured in the new SF Business Times Giving Guide. Goldman takes final bow at symphony (paywall)


October 5, 2012

Christian Seelos and Johanna Mair's article has been chosen as the "publication of the month" by the European Venture Philanthropy Association -
Innovation Is Not the Holy Grail


September 1, 2012

Data-first philanthropy - Alliance Magazine (article by PACS Visiting Scholar Lucy Bernholz)


Summer 2012

Theater of the Oppressed: Empowering Homeless Women - Music and Arts in Action | Volume 4 | Issue 1 (article by PACS student Elizabeth Woodson)


June 9, 2012

Sweetened Charity - The Economist


June 7, 2012

Stanford Students Practice Real Philanthropy - San Francisco Chronicle | Business Report


May 24, 2012

The Service Patch -  New York Times

April 25, 2012

Rove V. Gibbs - Stanford Review

Rove V. Gibbs - Stanford Daily

April 2, 2012

New Stanford center opens doors at Peking University

March 16, 2012

Backlash Aside, Charities See Lessons in a Web Video

February 27, 2012

Lack of oversight, increased number of nonprofit groups complicate giving to veterans' charities

February 10, 2012

Halos Can Turn To Horns, Corporate Donors Find

February 5, 2012

Avoiding the “hope bubble”: Investing in financial literacy of social entrepreneurs and in social literacy of investors

December 27, 2011

Philanthropy 2173 buzzword list makes Front page of Chronicle of Philanthropy

December 23, 2011

One Laptop Per Child Redux: Declared dead just two years ago, the plan to provide every child in the developing world with a computer shows signs of life.

December 21, 2011

The Washington Post: Giving circles: Maximize Your Giving Potential By Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

December 18, 2011

The New York Times: Rebooting Philanthropy in Silicon Valley

December 8, 2011

SSIR: Giving 2.0: Getting Together to Give By Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

November 28, 2011

Boston Review features "Ethics and Inequality" by Rob Reich and Debra Satz

November 19, 2011

Christian Science Monitor: Charity 2.0? Silicon Valley reinvents philanthropy

November 13, 2011

The Chronicle of Philanthropy featured the article "Philanthropy Expert’s New Book Spotlights Ordinary Donors’ Stories" spotlighting Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen.

October 31, 2011

The New Social Economy: A Broader Mix of Players (Sh'ma)

October 28, 2011

Huffington Post: A New Kind of Giving

October 28, 2011

Mercury News interview: Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

August 17, 2011

Philanthropy Gains Eager Followers in B-Schools

August 3, 2011

All-Star Student Entrepreneurs: Coed Venture Capitalist, Ernestine Fu

June 11, 2011

Honor the Stanford mission, be of value to society, urges Reich

May 31, 2011

Huffington Post: My Three Favorite Things About Stanford

April 19, 2011

SSIR Wins Maggie Award for best in category: Quarterlies/Trade

January 5, 2011

NY Times: Do Home Schoolers Deserve a Tax Break? More Oversight Is Needed

September 9, 2010

Rob Reich is quoted in "Why charities should be political,"

May 17, 2010

"Disrupting Philanthropy: Changing the Rules" is the focus of PhilanTopic Blog

March 2010

Bruce Sievers, Visiting Scholar writes about "The Holy Grail of Impact," Alliance Magazine

January 14, 2010

Lucy Bernholz, Visiting Scholar is quoted in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

January 3, 2010

Rob Reich is quoted in The New York Times

December 29, 2009

Debra Meyerson is quoted in The New York Times

December 22, 2009

Rob Reich is quoted on NPR

December 20, 2009

Rob Reich is quoted in the

December 13, 2009

Rob Reich and Lucy Bernholz radio interview on City Visions

December 5, 2009

Rob Reich report is interviewed for article in The New York Times

November 2009

Lucy Bernholz releases new report, "Disrupting Philanthropy: Technology and the Future of the Social Sector"

October 2009

Rob Reich releases new report, "Anything Goes: Approval of Nonprofit Status by the IRS"

September 4, 2009

Rob Reich's Food and Politics course featured in The Stanford Report

August 6, 2009

Rob Reich quoted in The Economist

June 2009

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen featured in San Francisco Magazine

May 13, 2009

Rob Reich pictured in The Stanford Report moderating an event with George Schultz

February 26, 2009

Rob Reich quoted in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

February 12, 2009

PACS Seminar with Patty Stonesifer in The Stanford Daily

September/October 2008

PACS in Stanford Magazine

August 22, 2008

Rob Reich quoted in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Spring 2008

PACS in Interaction Quarterly

February 27, 2008

Malka Kopell's commentary on civic engagement in Palo Alto Weekly Online

February 19,2008

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen comments on her personal giving philosophy

February 3, 2008

Princeton Philanthropy Scholar Reflects on Purpose of PACS Center

January 24, 2008

Donors Overestimate Their Antipoverty Giving

November 8, 2007

New Philanthropy Center Opens at Haas

August 22, 2007

Haas Visiting Scholar Bruce Sievers quoted in The Christian Science Monitor