The clusters of tables and Smartboard-lined walls of this spring’s ECON 1: “Principles of Economics” classroom make it look nothing like a typical introductory lecture. And according to Marcelo Clerici-Arias, economics lecturer and Honors Program director for both economics and public policy, that’s the whole point.
Four men’s and 10 women’s Stanford athletic programs earned perfect scores in the NCAA’s multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR).
The annual APR tracks academic eligibility, student-athlete retention and graduation rates of participants receiving athletic scholarships for every team at Division I colleges and universities. The multi-year rate collects data over four academic years — beginning in the year 2011-12 — with a possible perfect score of 1,000.
Over the course of the past weekend, The Daily sat down with several of the teams who participated in TreeHacks 2016. Below are only five of over 80 different groups from the event.
On the far edge of west campus, nestled behind the tennis courts, lies the Stanford Red Barn, a tranquil paradise of hay and sportsmanship where students, professional coaches, and community members of all ages bond over a shared love of horses.