Teaching and Students9.22.14
President John Hennessy and Provost John Etchemendy have issued the following letter to the campus community, providing an update on Stanford's efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence and calling on all members of the Stanford community to play a role.
President Hennessy welcomed new students and their families to Stanford at Tuesday's Opening Convocation Ceremony.
A dozen Stanford sophomores have designed ways to enrich the lives of the giraffe, lions and kinkajou at the San Francisco Zoo.
Tuesday is "move-in day" and the first day of New Student Orientation for freshmen and transfer students. President John Hennessy will welcome the new students and their families at the 124th Opening Convocation Ceremony.
The digital trove provides access to hundreds of thousands of images related to the history of cars and auto racing. The website expands research opportunities for scholars and students.
Middle and high school students who participated in Stanford's pre-collegiate programs took courses taught by Stanford scholars and enjoyed life on the Farm.
Lathrop Library will be the new home of the East Asia Library and other units previously housed in Meyer Library. The four-story building is filled with seminar rooms and classrooms equipped with state-of-the-art technology designed to enhance teaching, learning and research.
The Summer Undergraduate Research in Geoscience and Engineering (SURGE) program brings students from smaller liberal arts colleges, minority-serving institutions or underserved backgrounds to Stanford for a summer of earth science research and graduate school preparation.
In an interdisciplinary study of "the science of the mind," students examine the human-computer relationship, and how to design technology that works well with users.
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.