Students in Bing Overseas Studies Program’s global seminar in Oaxaca learned first hand how the area’s Indigenous communities work in concert with local ecosystems. “In your head, you think of a national park that’s far away from everybody. But a lot of times, biodiversity is in people’s neighborhoods.”
Navajo silversmiths share generations of design expertise
Visiting artists Zefren Anderson and Robert Blackhat Jr. spent two and a half days with Stanford Arts Intensive students this summer, demonstrating cutting-edge technology and techniques honed over thousands of years.
Undergraduate fellows gained hands-on experience in botany and ecology at Stanford’s biological preserve this summer, making a trove of plant data available to the public and implementing and testing a wildfire management plan that reduces risk for the local community.
Confirmation bias and other decision-making pitfalls
For nearly two decades, organizational behavior Professor Francis Flynn has introduced incoming GSB students to key concepts of applied social psychology. “When the stakes are high, blindly relying on our intuition might not be enough.”