Teaching and Students12.6.13
Stanford Professor Lambertus Hesselink makes digital versions of real-world science experiments available to anyone on the Internet.
Senior Mailyn Fidler and graduate student David Wei Jia have been awarded Marshall Scholarships, while Stanford graduate Ty McCormick has won a Mitchell Scholarship.
Beverly Choe's design team takes home the Citizen Award in the mobile pavilion competition and the students return feeling like international citizens.
Alumni Emma Pierson and Miles Unterreiner and senior Meredith Wheeler are among those selected to pursue their studies at the University of Oxford as U.S. Rhodes Scholars.
Many first-generation, low-income students have a difficult time adjusting to college life. At Stanford, the student-run First Generation, Low Income Partnership focuses on building a community for these students.
The renowned artist is an eloquent interpretor of the African American experience through her exploration of the complexity of race, gender and class.
University President John Hennessy and Graduate School of Education Dean Claude Steele join student-led event focused on bringing high-achieving students to careers in education.
The Education as Self-Fashioning program engages incoming students in intense conversations about the meaning of their Stanford education through interdisciplinary seminars, writing workshops and high-profile lecturers.
Five videos highlight the resources, policies and processes available to help faculty, teaching assistants and staff provide academic accommodations to students while upholding Stanford's rigorous academic standards.
Stanford's first-ever entry in the Department of Energy-sponsored green building competition finished in fifth place, the top team among California-based competitors.
Camera-equipped flying robots developed by Stanford aeronautics graduate student Ved Chirayath promise new insights into climate change effects on important ecosystems.
Researchers Anne Friedlander and Corey Dysick spent 48 hours at the 14,000-foot summit of Pikes Peak to study the impact of high altitude on the body for a Stanford online course.
"If we focus in on what we're trying to accomplish, we can muddle our way through. But everyone has to give in a little bit," said Tom Black, university registrar.
Stanford students' solar-powered car places fourth in international race across the Australian outback
Luminos, built by Stanford students, completed the World Solar Challenge across the Australian outback in five days, the first American team to finish.
The all-student Stanford Solar Car Project has taken its latest solar-powered racecar, Luminos, to Australia to test its mettle in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.