The Stanford University Library (SUL) made updates to its SearchWorks research tool in early September, seeking to better meet students’ research needs by improving library search functions to find digital resources.
The group aims to initiate a collaborative project with a writing component as their first undertaking, bringing together group members and incarcerated people in the creative effort.
I’ve never before heard the word “nuance” receive as much popular use as I have at Stanford. After hearing this word pop up in multiple contexts at Stanford, I decided to look further into this vague term. According to Merriam-Webster, “nuance” is an abstract noun that refers to a subtle distinction or variation, a subtle…
A group of Stanford students and faculty have joined forces in an ongoing effort to make Stanford a safer place for undocumented immigrants. Galvanized by the election of President Donald Trump last November, student group Stanford Sanctuary Now (SSN) demanded that Stanford protect all students and staff at risk of deportation by keeping their immigration status private and providing them with legal assistance. In recent weeks, faculty members have also taken up SSN’s cause.
We seek to highlight the fact that at the university undergraduate level, at least at Stanford and likely outside of it, there is shamefully little ethical pushback against the use of stories instead of science to try to prove points about the world.
High school and college students can learn the tenets of college-level writing online through the new Adventures in Writing course being offered on the Stanford OpenX platform.
Each Monday The Stanford Daily will be spotlighting a unique, popular, and otherwise interesting course for a recurring series called Classy Classes.
The Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) will launch its new Notation in Science Writing program this winter quarter in an effort to help science and engineering majors develop their communications skills.