Teaching & Students

Putting deliberative democracy into action

In the largest Deliberative Polling experiment focused on young adults, Stanford students saw firsthand how informed discussion can change how people think about the world and each other.

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Stanford 2021 Schmidt Science Fellow

Geological sciences PhD student Sandra Schachat has been selected for the fourth Schmidt Science Fellows cohort of postdoctoral fellows.

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Stanford’s Cardinal Quarter program goes virtual

To continue offering Cardinal Quarter fellowships during the pandemic, Stanford identified meaningful projects that students could do remotely at agencies and nonprofit organizations across the country.

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Stanford classmates take on the Calendar Year Triple Crown

Sammy Potter and Jackson Parell, ’22, are attempting a feat only nine people are known to have accomplished: thru-hiking the Pacific Crest, Appalachian and Continental Divide trails in a single calendar year. Over the course of nearly 8,000 miles, they’ll climb the equivalent of Everest from sea level about 100 times and average a marathon every day.

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Undergraduate summer quarter plans

In a letter to undergraduates, Provost Persis Drell writes with an update on plans for undergraduate education and housing for the summer quarter.