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.
A study on teenagers has shown that binge drinking in this age group negatively affects girls more than it does boys, especially in tests on working spatial memory.
Negative stereotypes in classrooms or other learning environments can lower performance as well as the ability to learn and retain new information, a recent Stanford study found.
The 850 homes in Stanford’s residential subdivision will soon be the first location in the country to have access to the “ultra high-speed” broadband Google Fiber network, which will operate at speeds of up to one gigabit per second — more than 100 times what most Internet users across the country have access to.…
850 homes in Stanford's residential subdivision will soon be the first location in the country to have access to the “ultra high-speed” broadband Google Fiber network, which will operate at speeds of up to one gigabit per second -- more than 100 times what most Internet users across the country have access to.
79 undergraduates who entered the Draw still do not have housing for fall quarter ahead of the waiting-list assignments that will come out July 23.
The Graduate Student Council discussed funding, equipment management and future event planning in their meeting Wednesday at the Graduate Community Center.