This month, Stanford has joined more than 450 other universities nationwide in RecycleMania, an initiative that promotes student awareness about the ecological impact of individual and collective actions.
Several Stanford-affiliated organizations are offering programs for students interested in exploring public service and entrepreneurship throughout the summer of 2017, with application deadlines approaching in the coming weeks.
Students on campus are gearing up to participate in Edubase, a student-driven consulting agency that provides pro bono marketing consulting to non-profits.
A traditional “bucket list” class at Stanford, DANCE 46: Social Dance 1, offers students a friendly, noncompetitive introduction to traditional ballroom dancing. Taught by Richard Powers, who configured the program 24 years ago, the class explores 10 different flavors of ballroom dance, including staples such as waltz, swing, salsa and tango.
PHYSICS 16: “The Origin and Development of the Cosmos,” taught by Risa Wechsler, cosmologist and researcher at SLAC, offers students an introduction to the physics principles that govern the universe.
After seven years of fundraising, the Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowships (SIGF) program, spearheaded by President John Hennessy, has reached its goal of attracting donors to fund over 100 new graduate student fellowships.
In Mechanical Engineering 204A: “Bicycle Design and Frame-Building” (ME 204A), students use engineering skills to create build their own personalized bikes.
Scientists at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory discover a new phenomenon in high-temperature superconductors.