Teaching & Students

Teaching the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks

On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, four Stanford scholars and leading experts in national security, terrorism and contemporary conflict – Condoleezza Rice, Amy Zegart, Martha Crenshaw and Lisa Blaydes – reflect on how their teaching of the terrorist attacks has evolved.

CAL FIRE selects student wildfire projects

Fighting fire after fire in ever-growing wildfire seasons, CAL FIRE is in search of innovative prevention and response strategies. Stanford students address this need by successfully tackling some of the biggest problems in wildfire management with fresh perspectives.

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Students zoom around the world as summer interns

During the 2020-21 academic year, 49 Stanford students worked in virtual internships in 19 countries through the university’s Global Studies Internship Program.

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StanfordVotes releases ‘Ultimate Sept. 14 CA Recall Election Guide’

StanfordVotes, a nonpartisan student group dedicated to increasing voter turnout, posted “The Ultimate Sept. 14 California Recall Election Guide” to help student voters understand the ballot and find nearby ballot drop boxes, early voting sites and polling places.

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2021 Three Books theme – perspective, empathy and hope

The Three Books Program, a cherished tradition at Stanford, invites new undergraduate students to participate in a common, shared intellectual experience. This year’s program features two memoirs, a film, a National Public Radio podcast and a TED Talk.

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Grad wins fellowships to pursue bold innovation at MIT

Kartik Chandra, who studied computer science, English and physics at Stanford, won two fellowships that will support his graduate studies in electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Students organize school supply drive to support local families

Undergraduate Human Biology students Gaby Escobar and Nadia Segura are asking for the Stanford community’s help for a back to school drive they have organized with the Department of General Pediatrics to support youth in the community.