Teaching and Students8.18.14
Unique engineering course draws students from across campus with its hands-on approach to creating pilotless aircraft.
Persis Drell is the first scientist to choose the summer reading list for incoming freshmen and transfers. The books' diversity of styles and approaches to science were picked to appeal to students' wide interests.
From Twitter to Kickstarter, Stanford English professor says the digital revolution is changing what it means to be an author
English Professor Andrea Lunsford says today's writing instruction should teach students how to become better writers for social media and other interactive online environments.
Eleven U.S. military veterans are participating in a summer program at Stanford designed to prepare them to transfer from community colleges to elite four-year universities.
With school out for high schools across the Bay Area, students turn toward Stanford labs to find internships. These internships are providing valuable work experience as well as the opportunity for students to discover their passions.
Stanford's new Donald Kennedy Graduate Residences will provide campus homes to 436 students, as well as a commons building for meetings and social gatherings.
This summer was the first time that Stanford provided funding – with support from the Office of the President – to help Stanford students majoring in the humanities and the arts take part in the Summer Institute for General Management at the Graduate School of Business.
One of the most popular courses run by the Product Realization Lab, ME 204 teaches students how to build bicycles – with lessons in patience and project management as well.
Stanford recently completed the first year of SIMILE, a residential learning program focused on studying science, technology and medicine by exploring their historical, cultural and social contexts.
The Stanford family is grieving the death of senior Xavier Leyva-Quintana, 22, who was found unresponsive Sunday in his room at his residence Xanadu. Palo Alto Fire paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene about 1 p.m, after receiving a 911 call from a family member.
At Thursday's Faculty Senate meeting, Richard H. Shaw, dean of undergraduate admission, financial aid and visitor information services, presented a report on the Class of 2018 and announced new financial tools to make paying for college easier. David B. Abernethy, chair of the Stanford Emeriti Council, gave a report on the council's 2013-14 activities.
Five members of the faculty, two undergraduate students and a doctoral candidate are being honored for their exceptional contributions to the university. The awards will be presented at the Commencement Ceremony, June 15.
Bioengineering and chemical engineering building at Stanford named for gifts from Ram and Vijay Shriram
$61 million in support from university trustee and his wife names the Shriram Center for Bioengineering & Chemical Engineering and endows the departmental chair.
Through an annual day of volunteering, students, staff and alumni extend Stanford's spirit of service to communities around the world.
Dean Deborah Stipek views the Common Core as a driving force behind teacher training and professional development. Stanford, she says, can serve as a model of what can be achieved when teacher preparation is a priority.