Stanford students recently participated in the third year of the ThanksGiving Back program and did experiential learning projects.
Although the form a student must submit to take time off from Stanford is relatively straightforward – two pages requiring a few signatures – the decision to submit it can be one of the most difficult choices the student has ever made.
Other than that, I love everything about Stanford. One thing I really appreciate about Stanford is the strong sense of community. In Chicago, school and home were quite separate, but at Stanford they’re one.
The Stanford Outdoor Outreach Program, responsible for leading high schoolers from East Palo Alto on outdoor trips since 2002, held their first meeting of the year Oct. 9 at the Haas Center.
"Stanford has such a welcoming atmosphere. Already, I have found a home in the transfer community and in an a cappella group."
In the months between receiving your acceptance letter and actually arriving on the Farm, you have inevitably busied your mind with thoughts of what the next four years will hold.
From hosting monthly barn dances to contributing to Stanford’s developing sustainable agricultural efforts, Pie Ranch, a working farm in Pescadero, Calif., has rapidly assumed an important role in the Stanford community.
Researchers at Stanford and the University of Michigan recently found that an insurance policy that offered lower rates for obese customers who participated in a walking program was successful in getting these patients to exercise more.
Cassandra Brooks, a first-year doctoral student at the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources, recently completed a trip on an icebreaker vessel through the Ross Sea in Antarctica with the National Science Foundation (NSF).
As part of an ongoing partnership with the San Francisco World Music Festival, the Department of Music offered a course on the music and culture of Azerbaijan—intended to help promote world music and global activism—this quarter.
Assistant Professor of Art and Art History Jamie Meltzer has directed four documentary films to date and recently raised $31,520 through Kickstarter for a fifth, entitled “Freedom Fighters.” Meltzer sat down with The Daily to discuss his hopes for the film and how he became involved with the Freedom Fighters.
A team of Stanford researchers has collaborated with scientists at the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to produce the first successful demonstration of peel-and-stick solar cells, which can be attached to almost any surface or object.
Even among the academically talented students of Stanford’s Online High School (OHS), 14-year-old Winter Vinecki can list some unusual accomplishments.
Professor of Neurobiology William Newsome has been selected as a co-chair of the planning committee for the Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) project, an initiative created by President Barack Obama to shape the future of neuroscience in America.
Palo Alto joined a select group of environmentally friendly cities last month by becoming completely “carbon neutral,” providing 100 percent of all electricity from carbon-free sources.
The Stanford-based Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) will hold its second Executive Symposium for Innovators in Coastal Tourism in Los Cabos, Mexico, in May.
The San Francisquito Creek Flood Reduction Project will begin this spring, according to Palo Alto City Council member Pat Burt. He said that the project will aim to prevent the creek’s overflow from damaging surrounding homes.