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‘Why College’ sparks an unexpected journey

After taking the undergraduate class, Why College, Daniel Gaughran took a leave of absence from Stanford to extend the course’s goals of contemplation and self-discovery. He is now back at Stanford, energized and ready for whatever is next.

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COLLEGE prepares students for a lifetime of inquiry

Stanford’s newly restructured undergraduate requirement program encourages students to think critically across disciplines, reflect on their values, and consider how their education can lead them to purposeful lives.

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Redesigning STEM courses for inclusivity

The IDEAL Research Lab, led by education Assistant Professor Shima Salehi, helps redesign introductory science and engineering classes to address barriers for historically marginalized students.

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Seven grad students named Quad Fellows

The Quad Fellowship is designed to build ties among the next generation of scientists and technologists in the U.S., Australia, India, and Japan.

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The history of Silicon Valley in objects

In a hands-on course taught during fall quarter, students designed their own museum exhibitions using archival materials from Stanford Libraries’ Silicon Valley Archives.

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How we tell the story of disease

Students in the interdisciplinary course Pathogens and Populations: Representing Infectious Disease explored the process of translating scientific information into art and identified what gets lost in translation.

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Faculty receive National Science Foundation Awards

The grants support early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.

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Ruth Asawa’s clay masks find a second home at the Cantor

Hundreds of masks created by the sculptor Ruth Asawa of her friends and family are on view to the public for the first time.

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Maker spaces help Stanford community explore their creative side

Whether your dreams involve DNA synthesizers or dresses with pockets, almost any idea can come to life in one of the dozens of maker spaces on the Stanford campus.

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2022 in photos

As the Stanford community continued to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, life on the Farm began to feel a little more like the Before Times. University photographer Andrew Brodhead shares some of his favorite moments.

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