Mary Cooper, who grew up in a military family, graduates with a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering and computer science. After a summer working at SpaceX and a semester of study at Oxford, she’ll return to earn a master’s degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering.
Stanford celebrates the pioneering spirit that has been part of the university’s legacy since its inception, with a look at women who made history in medicine, math, athletics, business, law, economics, administration, public service and space.
Black History Month is an opportunity to reflect on the Black experience in America and examine continuing systemic racism and discrimination in the U.S. – issues many Stanford scholars are tackling in their research and scholarship.
This past year saw the gradual resumption of campus life at Stanford, from the cautious reawakening of labs to the vibrant return of the entire student body for an in-person fall quarter. View some favorite frames in the arc toward a new pandemic normal with university photographer Andrew Brodhead.