Almost anyone who knows Stanford knows about “duck syndrome,” a phenomenon that sweeps across campus year after year. Like a duck floating atop water, students often feel the need to look calm and happy on the surface while paddling through their work furiously underneath. Before coming to Stanford, I thought duck syndrome was a myth.…
81 percent of staff believed people of all backgrounds can succeed at Stanford, four percentage points behind the U.S. High Performing Benchmark and down two percentage points from the 2015 survey.
Although DCI fellows attend lectures alongside younger students, they do not usually write papers, take exams or attend section meetings, and they do not receive grades for their coursework.
Up until recently, I had always maintained that the outcome of a sporting event could not have a directly negative impact on my mood. Sure, bad news about a beloved team could certainly keep a bad day bad, but seeing my team lose would never turn my smile into a frown. I touted this belief publicly, lecturing people about “trusting the process,” seeing the positive light in every loss, the light at every tunnel. When my beloved Jacksonville Jaguars came up short in the AFC Championship game last January, I kept my mood afloat by assuring myself they’d be back next year.
Music 152A: “Careers in Media Technology,” gives students the opportunity to interact with and learn from industry professionals in a classroom setting.
On Thursday night at Cubberley Auditorium, long-time civil rights activist Angela Davis emphasized the importance of intersectionality in academia and activism Davis also advised students to continue fighting for social justice.
Athletes do not have everything given to them. They do not have a guaranteed job after college through their sport. The reality is that the majority of us don’t.
On Monday afternoon in Memorial Church, renowned broadcast journalist Ted Koppel M.A. ’62 addressed the current state of journalism, education and politics in a “Leading a Meaningful Life” interview with Dean for Religious Life Jane Shaw.