Teaching & Students

Stanford offers CS certificate program for non-CS PhDs

A one-year graduate certificate program in computer science education is an effort by the Department of Computer Science to help address the nationwide problem of a low faculty-to-student ratio in CS courses.

Why ‘Find your passion!’ may be bad advice

The belief that interests arrive fully formed and must simply be “found” can lead people to limit their pursuit of new fields and give up when they encounter challenges, according to a new Stanford study.

Engineering design course reaches its 50th year

Over the last half-century, students in the ME310 course have produced hundreds of prototypes for cameras, makeup, cars and much more. Combined with international teams, they design and develop new products while learning from reality.