Teaching and Students
Graduating seniors awarded 2015 Firestone and Golden medals, Kennedy Thesis Prize
Graduating seniors recently received the 2015 Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, the Robert M. Golden Medal for Excellence in Humanities and Creative Arts, and the David M. Kennedy Honors Thesis Prize for their undergraduate capstone projects.
Study of Stanford student-athletes provides new insights into injury impacts
By tracking athletes' health with electronic medical records, Stanford researchers deliver a more comprehensive picture of the lingering effects of certain injuries.
Stanford art and art history faculty, staff making plans for the McMurtry Building
Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the new interdisciplinary arts hub is expected to house a hive of activity.
Community Standards office director reflects on her first year at Stanford
The Honor Code articulates Stanford's expectations of students and faculty in establishing and maintaining the highest standards in academic work.
Fulbright Program awards grants to Stanford doctoral candidates, alumni and graduating seniors
Stanford's 2015 Cuthbertson, Dinkelspiel and Gores awards honor librarian, faculty and PhD students
University Librarian Michael Keller, three members of the faculty and two doctoral candidates will receive awards on June 14 at the 124th Commencement Ceremony for their outstanding contributions to Stanford.
Stanford student group reshapes music-making hierarchy
Twenty-four musicians experiment with collaborative leadership in their new conductorless ensemble, SCOr.
Stanford's fountains return briefly for Commencement
The university's fountains have been shut down for more than a year in response to the state's prolonged drought. In honor of graduates and their families, they will return briefly for Commencement.
Eva Perón, icon and spirit, is reimagined on the Stanford stage
Students perform the musical Evita while artifacts from Hoover's Juan Domingo Perón papers, Eva memorabilia and contemporary video interviews of Porteños are featured in a companion exhibition.
Stanford students celebrate release of graphic novel American Heathen
Students researched, wrote and illustrated the work about Wong Chin Foo, an advocate for Chinese immigrants in 19th-century America.
Stanford Law School practicums offer real-world lessons
Students in the Law and Policy Lab gain tools they'll need for shaping policy at local, state, federal and international levels.
Stanford researchers use diverse, global discussion groups to boost online learning experience for participants
New Talkabout video discussions designed by Stanford researchers can connect diverse groups of learners across the globe and improve class performance.
Academic Council considers role of technology in teaching and learning
The role of technology in teaching and learning was the focus of President John Hennessy's annual address to the Academic Council on Thursday. Also announced was the upcoming 2015-16 Year of Learning, which will spur discussion about teaching, learning and research in the 21st century.
Stanford community contributes to Nepal's earthquake relief efforts
Members of the Stanford community – from students to doctors and mapping experts – are organizing a range of efforts to help with rescue and recovery in Nepal.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to speak at Stanford
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan will visit Stanford this Thursday to speak on the subject of innovation. The event is open on a first-come, first-served basis to members of the Stanford community with a Stanford ID.