Teaching & education

Ancient Rome and its influence on USA examined in new class

Stanford Humanities Institute offered a new course to its latest cohort of high school students on the rise and fall of ancient Rome and its legacies in order to underline the importance of studying the classical world.

Spreading life design thinking to other universities

Educators from across the country gathered at the d.school to learn how design thinking can help students’ career development. Dave Evans of the Design Program is co-founder of the Life Design Lab, which hosted the event.

Annotation tool helps students beyond Stanford

Lacuna, a free online annotation platform developed at Stanford, promotes collaborative learning and interdisciplinary conversations. The platform is being used at higher education institutions around the world.

Historic Old Chemistry building to reopen

After standing empty for three decades, Old Chem, one of Stanford's historic and most beloved buildings, will reopen late this fall as the Sapp Center for Science Teaching and Learning.