Previously, Stanford’s aeronautics and astronautics department only offered degrees for master’s and Ph.D. students. Starting next fall, undergraduates will be able to get a degree in the field.
As Stanford prepares for its first major expansion off the farm into Redwood City in 2019, some students have expressed concern about how the project may affect the neighborhood’s gentrification, while the University maintains that the project will have a positive impact on the surrounding community.
Offered for the first time this spring quarter, HISTORY 272D: “Teaching Mexican American History in High School” teaches Stanford students about Mexican American history and prepares them to mentor high school students through a history project at Luis Valdez Leadership Academy (LVLA) in San Jose.
For the first time this spring, students will be able to study mental health care delivery through PSYC 240: “Leadership and Innovation in Mental Healthcare.” Students will work in pairs with mentoring from senior faculty consultants in the field to develop solutions to mental health care issues.
POLISCI 72: Policy, Politics, and the Presidency allows students to closely examine the campaign process following one of the most colorful election cycles in recent history.
A study, which followed more than 7,800 students in middle school, high school and college from 12 states, finds that students were easily deceived by sponsored content and fake accounts.
Created by a team of three professors, a graduate student and six undergraduates, the Carta website is a running research project that combines sociology, computer science and education.
Half of the students in Stats 60 were assigned a robot TA as part of a three-week study.
The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality is offering a free online course on poverty and inequality in the United States.