Teaching and Students

Helen Wilson / L.A. Cicero

Q&A: Confidential Support Team offers 'first stop' for students impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence

The Confidential Support Team offers a safe, confidential place for students to get help if they have been impacted by sexual assault or relationship violence. The team's new director, Helen Wilson, describes the services in a Q&A.

Dereca Blackmon, Associate Dean and Director, DGEN Office

At Stanford, inclusion is everyone's work

The Diversity and First-Gen Office (DGen) at Stanford is the hub of support for first-generation and low-income students and the nucleus for inclusion and diversity programs. The office is playing a key role in Stanford's yearlong OpenXChange initiative.

Behind the scene: Students Elizabeth Karr and Chris Sackes talk about the making of Rent

Soros Fellowships logo

Seven students with Stanford affiliations awarded 2016 Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Soros Fellowships provide financial support for study in any degree-granting graduate program in any field at any U.S. university. Fellows are immigrants and the children of immigrants who are chosen for their creativity, initiative and sustained accomplishment.

Students cooking

Stanford humanities students cook up Julia Child's recipes, study history

Kristen Haring takes her American studies class into a "teaching kitchen" to study the famed chef's impact on American culture.

some student cast members of Rent / L.A. Cicero

Ram's Head Theatrical Society at Stanford presents Rent – still relevant, still rocking

The student-run company utilizes new staging strategies in Memorial Auditorium.  

Linda Paulson

MLA program celebrates 25 years at Stanford

Stanford's master of liberal arts program, among the most rigorous nation-wide, has awarded 259 degrees in the past 25 years.

Mobile art studio on wheels

Stanford students create a mobile art studio that rolls with learning opportunities

A Stanford student-built mobile art space offers rewarding experiences in creativity and sustainability.

Product Realization Lab students

Stanford students present their self-designed, self-manufactured creations

Meet the Makers: The Product Realization Lab allows students to design and manufacture most anything imaginable.  

man viewing student art on exhibit / Kurt Hickman

Art studio doors open to showcase Stanford student work

After putting in long hours all quarter, students taking courses in the Department of Art and Art History throw open the studio doors and invite the Stanford community to see what they've been working on.  

Students in PWR 99B course.

Stanford students learn how to explain science

The new Notation in Science Communication program offers students a way to develop their ability to share technical information with a variety of audiences, from prospective employers to the general public. Through coursework, advising and reflection, students learn ways to convey complicated ideas – leading to a better understanding of the material for themselves and for their audience.

Sally Dickson Annual Lecture speakers

Social justice and activism integral to American experience, speakers tell Stanford audience

The inaugural Sally Dickson Annual Lecture on Diversity, Inclusion and Reflection explored how individual people pursued social activism and justice to make a difference in contemporary society.

President and provost discuss student alcohol use, seek campus dialogue on new solutions

Students study Alaskan wilderness

Sophomore College Alaska immerses Stanford students in the Last Frontier

Two weeks in the wilderness introduce select group to the ecology and economics of the 49th state.

physicist Alexander Vilenkin / Alonso Nichols

Bunyan Lecture at Stanford: 'The Universes Beyond the Horizon'

Infinite 'bubble universes,' filled with alternate versions of ourselves or nothing at all, might exist right alongside our own, according to physicist Alexander Vilenkin of Tufts University, who will discuss this theory during Stanford's annual Bunyan Lecture on March 9.