Teaching and Students3.12.14
President John Hennessy joined UC Berkeley's Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks in Berkeley for the opening Q&A of a two-day online education summit.
The reduced gravity of space can weaken the heart's ability to pump hard in response to crisis. Students are developing a device to monitor astronauts' heart function and have flown in near-zero-gravity to test it.
Students and members of the Bay Area gospel community perform Higher Ground, an original scholarly musical that explores the connection between black music and social justice.
New program introduces innovations in professional education aimed at creating framework for strategic decisions.
Sarah Church, chair of the Committee on Undergraduate Standards and Policy, described a new Joint Majors Program. Russell Berman, chair of the Provost's Course Evaluation Committee, and Harry J. Elam Jr., vice provost for undergraduate education, described ways to improve the university's course evaluation system.
Innovative online course connects participants around the world to build creative problem-solving skills through the lens of music.
David "Wei" Jai, '13, a doctoral student in Stanford's School of Engineering, and alumni Andrew Parker, '11, and Eric Tuan, '12, have been awarded scholarships for graduate studies at the University of Cambridge.
Stanford raises undergraduate tuition 3.5 percent, reaffirms financial aid commitment for 2014-15 school year
Under a financial aid program established in 2008, parents with incomes below $100,000 pay no tuition, and those with incomes below $60,000 pay no tuition or room and board charges.
The proposed three-year pilot project, modeled after the Bing Stanford in Washington program, combines full-time internships and academic study in the arts, architecture, design and urban studies.
In a Thursday voice vote, the Faculty Senate approved a plan to reduce the number of overlapping and conflicting course times. The senate also heard a presentation on getting more faculty and students involved in community-engaged learning.
Students in a Stanford political science class created an awareness campaign on behalf of organ donations.
Stanford graduate students take human and animal brains into middle schools in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto.
Husband and wife philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates will share the podium as the 2014 Commencement speakers on June 15.
With 'My Fair Lady,' Stanford's Asian American Theater Project tackles race and social class in the first student-produced musical theater production in Bing Concert Hall.
At Thursday's Faculty Senate meeting, Ramón Saldívar presented an overview of Stanford's study abroad program. John Mitchell, vice provost for online learning, led a panel discussion on online learning at Stanford and beyond.