Following the brilliant example of The Stanford Sphere, the editors and writers of the opinions section of The Stanford Daily are weighing in to offer you our top course recommendations for this fall quarter, starting with IntroSems and ending with our favorite advanced seminars.
In light of the most recent round of registration for the this quarter’s classes, here is a compilation of some thoughts that we’ve all likely had at some point, whether we were registering for our first or last quarter. 1. Where in the world do you click to enroll the regular way? 2. Two-step authentication?…
In its 17th meeting, the 20th Undergraduate Senate voted unanimously to pass a resolution supporting the creation of a permanent community center for the disability community.
Members of the Math department respond to the Editorial Board’s piece on lecture classes, saying the opinion misrepresented MATH 51.
Many Stanford lecture courses are well-taught, but too many fail to provide the quality of teaching and support we’d hope for from institution so blessed with resources and talent.
CARTA lowers students’ Grade Point Average (GPA), according to a paper published by a group of Stanford professors. Researchers divided students into two random groups. One group was encouraged to use CARTA by an email from Stanford’s registrar and a prompt in the University’s course enrollment system. The control group received no encouragement.
Stanford student-athletes must balance dual responsibilities: their academic coursework and their sporting commitments. While some believe student-athletes are held to lower academic standards than their non-athlete peers, both coaches and academic advisors alike say they work to promote a culture of academic rigor and integrity amongst student-athletes.
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.