Known for her work on the growth mindset, psychology professor Carol Dweck presented a lecture on Thursday detailing her research on mindsets and the importance of fulfilling human potential as a means towards larger societal, rather than individual, objectives.
In Music 1A: “Music, Mind, and Human Behavior,” students have the opportunity to explore music as a core aspect of human existence through the lenses of cognitive science, culture and anthropology.
Stanford faculty are widely recognized for their research, teaching and scholarship. But outside of the lecture hall and the lab, many speak another language: music. The Daily sat down with several Stanford faculty members who have pursued music in varying capacities. Provost Persis Drell Physics and music aren’t two separate worlds for Provost Persis Drell…
In a discussion with The Daily, Trees of Stanford website editor Sairus Patel ’91 reflected upon his tree walks and the status of forestry on campus.
In the new Introductory Seminar CS 80Q: “Race and Gender in Silicon Valley,” computer science lecturer Cynthia Lee encourages students to explore technology’s relationship to society through historical and sociological analysis and discussion.
According to a March perspective piece by three Stanford researchers in the New England Journal of Medicine, while there is tremendous potential for machine learning to aid in expanded electronic records, efficient data-mining and health monitoring, there are also relevant challenges that may hinder the efficacy of machine learning systems in medical practice.
On Thursday evening, the Stanford Refugee Research Project (SRRP) and Stanford Global Health organized “Rise with Refugees: A Deep Dive into an Accelerating Crisis,” an inaugural campus-wide event to raise awareness about global displacement and develop opportunities for student engagement.
How and why would an individual forget traumatic experiences? This was one of the questions that prompted University of Oregon psychology professor Jennifer J. Freyd Ph.D. ’83 to conduct in-depth research on the complexities of sexual harassment and abuse.
In HISTORY 201: “From Confederate Monuments to Wikipedia: The Politics of Remembering the Past,” students will explore the purpose, practices and issues surrounding history today.
Launched in Aug. 2017, the Stanford Refugee Research Project (SRRP) explores how Stanford can have a positive impact on the refugee crisis in the Middle East. The campus-wide initiative -- which focuses on health, education, resettlement, employment and more -- comprises a team of Stanford undergraduate and graduate research fellows, a Stanford faculty steering committee and a non-Stanford advisory committee.
This fall, J.S.D. candidate Doron Dorfman J.S.M. '14 introduced a new course called “HUMRTS 104: Introduction to Disability Studies and Disability Rights” to study disabilities and different views of ability in society.
Students seeking off-campus learning opportunities will be able to use a more centralized portal starting this year, as the Office of International Affairs (OIA) expands its new online platform, SOLO.
Michael Penn, professor of religious studies and specialist in the early history of Christianity, fell in love religious studies at Princeton after starting a degree in molecular biology.