Marlette Jackson, who recently earned a doctorate in political science at Stanford, said she is grateful for the constellation of mentors – faculty, students and staff – who encouraged the first-generation college student to reach for the stars.
During the summer, Stanford opens its classrooms, labs and libraries to middle and high school students from nearby communities, across the United States and around the world. Teachers also participate in summer professional development courses on the Farm.
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.
Stanford University has put extensive efforts into providing free online courses over the past several years in an effort to promote lifelong learning and share knowledge with the general public worldwide.
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.
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.