Teaching and Students11.23.14
The prestigious scholarships provide all expenses for two or three years of study at the University of Oxford.
Sheri Sheppard receives a national honor for her innovative approach to teaching undergraduate students in a hands-on, problem-solving way that transforms large classes into small group learning laboratories.
The Stanford Symphony Orchestra of 120 musicians recently came together at Bing Concert Hall to rehearse for a performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 6.
A new collaboration between Stanford and the music industry will cultivate the next generation of leaders in the music world.
New Stanford research shows how class size and grading methods play important roles in reducing gender gaps in professional school settings.
Improving overall understanding of the Fundamental Standard and Honor Code is important, the senate hears. Meanwhile, the Office of Community Standards also is working to identify further ways of strengthening the process for student conduct cases.
In mechanical engineering course ME 202, students learn how to turn open-source smartphone operating systems into powerful control of mechatronic devices.
Students in the School of Earth Science's Wrigley Field Program in Hawaii spend the quarter measuring vegetation, coral reefs and volcanoes to understand the dynamics of one of the planet's most interesting ecosystems.
The Stanford Hollyhock Fellowship Program aims to encourage, support and recognize early career high school teachers and provide them with rich learning opportunities.
The Stanford University department of athletics registered an overall graduation rate of 98 percent in the latest Graduation Success Rate (GSR) report released by the NCAA.
The program recognizes faculty for extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education.
The speakers at the Oct. 23 meeting were Harry J. Elam Jr., vice provost for undergraduate education; Patricia Gumport, vice provost for graduate education; Debra Satz, senior associate dean for the humanities and arts; Laura Dominguez Chan, assistant dean and associate director of career communities, Career Development Center; and Brian Cook, an analyst at Institutional Research & Decision Support.
Using first-person narratives, Stanford undergraduates create an interactive tool that shows how forces of global change are manifested locally throughout California.
Over the next six months, crews will salvage furniture inside the building for re-use by university departments, schools and Stanford Surplus Sales. High-reach excavators will begin tearing down Meyer in April 2015.
The director of Vaden Health Center says faculty can play a critical role in supporting the mental health and well-being of students.