Teaching & Students

Stanford researchers explore legacy of Tuskegee syphilis study today

Researchers have found that the disclosure of the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study in 1972 is correlated with increases in medical mistrust and mortality among African-American men. Their subsequent Oakland project seeks to better understand African-American wariness of medicine and health care providers.

Girls Teaching Girls to Code

Founded in 2012, Girls Teaching Girls to Code is a student-led organization that introduces Bay Area high school girls to computer science and programming basics.

Stanford senior wins 2017 Marshall Scholarship for graduate study

Alina Utrata, a senior majoring in history and the law, with a minor in human rights, will pursue a master’s degree in conflict transformation and social justice at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland as a 2017 Marshall Scholar.

Stanford is shedding light on career paths in the arts

From lunchtime Q&As with professional artists to a yearlong opportunity to explore the music industry, Stanford is building a wide variety of professional development opportunities for students who want to explore careers in the arts.

Stanford alumnus awarded 2017 Rhodes Scholarship

Nadav Lidor, ’16, will pursue a master’s degree by research in computer science at the University of Oxford, one of 63 international scholars chosen from around the world.

Stanford senior awarded 2017 Rhodes Scholarship

Senior environmental systems engineering major Meghan Shea will pursue a master’s degree in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance at the University of Oxford as one of 32 Americans chosen for a Rhodes Scholarship.