Teaching and Students
Stanford launches digital humanities minor, combining tech skills with critical thinking
A new interdisciplinary minor gives students the opportunity to blend traditional humanistic research with technology tools.
Stanford senior named 2016 Marshall Scholar
Senior Alejandro Ruizesparza said he will use the Marshall Scholarship to study social statistics and sociology at the University of Glasgow in Scotland.
Stanford students put computer science skills to social good
Four undergraduates have co-founded CS+Social Good, an organization that utilizes technology to make a positive social impact.
Provost Etchemendy addresses questions about sexual assault
Students continue Building 10 demonstration
Student demonstrators associated with Fossil Free Stanford continued their sit-in around Building 10 on the Main Quad for the second day on Tuesday.
Kingscote Gardens renovation planned
The historic Kingscote Gardens apartment building, located off Lagunita Drive next to the Faculty Club, will be renovated to primarily accommodate student services offices.
At Stanford, vigil held for terror victims in Paris, Beirut and Baghdad
Some 200 members of the Stanford community braved cold and wind to stand in solidarity Sunday night with victims of the recent Islamic State terrorist attacks in Paris, Beirut and Baghdad.
University seeks input on proposed updated judicial process for sexual assault
The Stanford community is invited to comment on a proposed updated process, recommended by a campus task force, for investigating and adjudicating cases of prohibited sexual conduct involving students.
NCAA reports Stanford Athletics registered overall graduation rate of 98 percent
The latest Graduation Success Rate report released by the NCAA notes that 19 Cardinal programs earned a 100 percent graduation rate.
Discovery in the data: Stanford's data journalism program advances the storytelling form
Stanford's data journalism program blends the power of big data with journalistic training in the craft of storytelling. Students and faculty are crossing disciplines to enhance the way news stories are told in the digital age.
Stanford course provides opportunity for students to see textbook methods in action
Pilot program was designed to first ground students in the basics of empirical research, then provide an opportunity to apply that knowledge while conducting fieldwork in an international setting.
Lure of the Farm: Alumni, families celebrate Reunion Homecoming
As nearly 7,000 alumni return to campus, Stanford photographers capture some of the long-weekend highlights.
Faculty Senate to discuss new course evaluations Thursday
Professor Russell Berman, who served as chair of Stanford's Course Evaluation Committee, will present a report on the new evaluations. Following his presentation, a faculty panel will discuss learning goals.
Stanford students race across Australian Outback in sun-powered car
Cruising comfortably at 50 mph, a solar-powered car built by a team of Stanford engineering students is facing off against cars built by engineers from around the world in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia.
'Thinking Big' presenters inspire at Stanford's 125th anniversary kickoff symposium
Some of education's best minds came together on Sunday and shared research and discoveries that are transforming the way we think about and approach teaching, learning and education.