In the Spotlight

Beyond the classroom

Each year about 1,000 Stanford undergraduates work closely with faculty mentors on research ranging from engineering and medicine to the humanities, fine arts and social sciences.

Seeking solutions to climate change

Stanford faculty study the causes and effects of climate change, and investigate new ways of reducing carbon emissions through green energy technologies and policy decisions.

A class of its own

Immersive, enlightening – and sometimes unorthodox – courses help fulfill Stanford’s founding mission.

Sustainable Stanford

Sustaining Earth’s resources is ingrained in the way Stanford educates students, conducts research and operates its buildings.

From the classroom into the world

Global Studies internships in Cambodia give Stanford students life-changing experiences abroad in the field of human rights and international justice.

Meet our faculty

Stanford faculty members share their breadth of life experiences and interests that fuel the dynamic learning environment on campus.

Election 2016

Stanford and visiting scholars offer insight and perspectives on Election 2016 and the future under a new president.