Economic development plans often overlook a crucial detail – ecosystems that provide essential services to people. Stanford experts discuss a new sustainable development approach that balances the needs of people and nature.
The St. Lawrence String Quartet, Stanford University’s ensemble-in-residence, has brought their insight and musical passion to classrooms across campus, in free online courses and into the local community.
When Galahad Mai fled a tumultuous life in China four years ago for a better one in the United States, he never imagined that one day he would make it to Stanford. Today, he is among the incoming members of the Class of 2023.
Two Stanford undergraduates, both minoring in art practice, have helped paint a mural based on the drawings of the artist Sol LeWitt. The process provided the students with insight into how the visual environment can influence health.
Stanford will welcome new undergraduates on Wednesday, Sept. 18 – move-in day – which is also the first day of New Student Orientation. The day will culminate with the 129th Opening Convocation Ceremony, which will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Main Quad Courtyard.
Sunday, Sept. 15, marks the start of New Graduate Student Orientation, or NGSO. The annual weeklong series of events helps new graduate students orient to campus, find resources, network and get accustomed to life on the Farm.
Stanford German studies scholar Kurt Mueller-Vollmer was most known for his scholarship on Wilhelm von Humboldt, the Prussian philosopher, diplomat and linguist who founded the Humboldt University of Berlin.
Karen Cook, vice provost for faculty development and diversity, will step down Sept. 30, and Provost Persis Drell has announced a reorganization creating two new offices: the Vice Provost for Faculty Development, Teaching and Learning, and the Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Engagement.
Law Professor Deborah Sivas explains how a rollback of several key environmental regulations, including fuel efficiency/vehicle pollution standards and energy-efficient light bulbs, might impact climate change.