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Nov 20 2014 | Stanford News Awards, Stanford, VPGE
Sheri Sheppard receives a national honor for her innovative approach to teaching undergraduate students in a hands-on, problem-solving way that transforms large classes into small group learning laboratories. Sheppard is a recent Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Education and continues to...
Nov 14 2014 | Newsletter Events, Newsletter, Students, VPGE
This monthly newsletter compiles the latest events, news, and resources for members of the Stanford graduate education community. Read the November issueSubscribe to receive future issues
Nov 10 2014 | Stanford News
In mechanical engineering course ME 202, Stanford students learn how to turn open-source smartphone operating systems into powerful control of mechatronic devices. Caitlin Clancy, a second-year master's student enrolled in ME 202, is a 2014 SGF Fellow. Read the full article
Nov 5 2014 | Chronicle of Higher Education Education, Research, Stanford
For decades, colleges have tried to raise the number of black, Hispanic, and other underrepresented minority students enrolled in science- and engineering-related Ph.D. programs and in the professoriate. Several universities, including Stanford University, have formed an alliance to try to increase...
Nov 5 2014 | Stanford Teaching Commons Education, Stanford, Students
A couple of years ago, Laura Monkman, a sixth-year history Ph.D. student at Stanford, ruled out searching for a tenure-track academic position in her field. She believed that the geographic restrictions of the job market (there are very few jobs in the metropolitan areas in which she’d like to live...