Teaching and Students

Jeremy Bailenson with student wearing virtual reality headset / L.A. Cicero

Stanford's interdisciplinary approach fuels critical advances in research

A culture of collaboration drives innovative discoveries in areas vital to our world, our health and our intellectual life.

Kara Fong

Stanford chemical engineering major wins Churchill Scholarship

The goal of the scholarships, established at the request of Sir Winston Churchill, a British statesman and former prime minister, is to advance science and technology on both sides of the Atlantic, helping to ensure future prosperity and security.

Harry J. Elam Jr. / L.A. Cicero

Stanford's Faculty Senate discusses shifting educational environment

Harry J. Elam Jr., vice provost for undergraduate education, titled his annual address to the senate "Our Shifting Educational Environment: Why Stanford's Leadership in Higher Education is Critical Now."

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Fad diets shape societal trends about health, Stanford scholar reveals in dissertation

Stanford doctoral candidate Adrienne Rose Johnson says diet books idealize lifestyles of the past in ways that contribute to global health problems.

Alina Luk and Jordan Shapiro

Stanford students among winners of new scholarship for study in China

Two Stanford students are among the 100 students from around the world named 2016 Schwarzman Scholars. The program provides scholarships for a one-year master's degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. The program is inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship.

Stanford undergraduate Maria Doerr

Stanford students take listeners on a voyage of discovery

Stanford students are producing audio documentaries based on interviews they recorded last summer with funding from Braden Storytelling Grants, which were designed to introduce students to the art of spoken storytelling.

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At Stanford 2015: The Year in Review

A look back at the year that included visits by President Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey, a National Book Award winner, groundbreaking research, three national sports titles and more.

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Men's soccer team beats Clemson 4-0 to win first national title in more than 100 years

The Cardinal men's soccer team beat Clemson 4-0 to win its first national title in more than 100 years.

Stanford admits 745 early applicants to Class of 2020

The freshman class is beginning to take shape, with acceptance offers sent to high school students from 48 states and 34 countries.

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Stanford launches digital humanities minor, combining tech skills with critical thinking

A new interdisciplinary minor gives students the opportunity to blend traditional humanistic research with technology tools.

Alejandro Ruizesparza / L.A. Cicero

Stanford senior named 2016 Marshall Scholar

Senior Alejandro Ruizesparza said he will use the Marshall Scholarship to study social statistics and sociology at the University of Glasgow in Scotland.

students Nikhita Obeegadoo, Eric Ehizokhale and Sophie Ye working on their laptops / L.A. Cicero

Stanford students put computer science skills to social good

Four undergraduates have co-founded CS+Social Good, an organization that utilizes technology to make a positive social impact.  

John Etchemendy portrait / Photo: L.A. Cicero

Provost Etchemendy addresses questions about sexual assault

Students continue Building 10 demonstration

Student demonstrators associated with Fossil Free Stanford continued their sit-in around Building 10 on the Main Quad for the second day on Tuesday.

front facade of Kingscote Gardens building / Kate Chesley

Kingscote Gardens renovation planned

The historic Kingscote Gardens apartment building, located off Lagunita Drive next to the Faculty Club, will be renovated to primarily accommodate student services offices.