The biannual educational program featured 255 classes taught by Stanford students and Palo Alto community members.
RISE, recognizing the lack of opportunities for underrepresented or underprivileged
youth, aims to help students further their interests and careers in the sciences through a seven-week, hands-on internship.
Organizers are hopeful that it can help address a perceived “pipeline problem” in humanities at Stanford: the declining number of incoming undergraduates that have an interest in humanities majors.
When I’m up where I can see the entire bay, I notice the silence. There is no iPod music or angry drivers searching for parking up here. There are no dogs barking or babies crying. Instead, there’s the hum of insects emanating from the hay-colored fields, the swish of wind and light chatter that floats…
John Shoven strives to contribute to global solutions through economics The word “economics” can bring to mind different images. Wall Street. Men and women in grey suits. Views of towering skyscrapers, stock prices and fluctuating lines of the Dow and NASDAQ coasting up and down large monitors. But those images — intense and colorless…
This summer marked the Stanford Jazz Workshop’s 40th season and included 36 different concerts as well as the annual jazz educational camps.
Construction on the 616-mile-long high-speed rail from San Francisco to San Diego has met both encouragement and resistance in Stanford and its surrounding Bay Area community.