Science & Technology

New course tackles designing for people with disabilities

A new course teaches undergraduates how to design for people with physical disabilities. Each week, students learn about a different disability, then brainstorm design ideas to address issues and present their work to the class.

The #NextGreatDiscovery

Many of today's greatest innovations are built on fundamental research conducted decades ago. Though impossible to predict where experiments by Stanford investigators will lead, investing in research is crucial to keeping the #NextGreatDiscovery alive.

Stanford’s Generation Anthropocene podcast is back

Started by two graduate students, the Generation Anthropocene podcast has grown into an award-winning production and beloved undergraduate course. Its fifth year brings new insight into how humans are changing the planet.

No money to upgrade water infrastructure? Try this.

Financing for water projects and aging infrastructure is critically needed but hard to come by. Stanford researchers highlight innovative approaches with a “Living Map” of case studies around the country.