Teaching & Students

Stanford graduate student John McMordie dies at 23

John McMordie was a member of the class of 2015 and would have received his coterminal degree in mechanical engineering in 2017. He is being remembered as a natural leader, innovative engineer and inspiring teacher and mentor.

Stanford updates its student alcohol policy

The updated policy goes beyond state law requirements and applies to all undergraduate and coterminal students living in undergraduate housing. Ralph Castro, director of the Office of Alcohol Policy and Education, explains the additional prohibitions and the rationale behind them.

Stanford undergrads to lead SAVE workshops on sexuality and consent

SAVE is one of several educational initiatives designed to engage incoming students in conversations about the need for affirmative consent, the reality of sexual violence on campus and the collection of resources available to all Stanford students.

Public service at Stanford

Through Cardinal Service and other programs, Stanford offers students a 21st-century approach to fulfilling Jane Stanford's hope and trust that students would use their educations to become of greater service to the public.

Living and breathing public service at Stanford

Vy Tran, who is pursuing a co-terminal master's degree in Community Health & Prevention Research, began her public service journey at Stanford as a medical interpreter – in Vietnamese and Spanish – for patients at a nearby medical center.