Teaching & Students

Knowing past course data affects college students’ GPA

Undergraduate students who used a course information platform to learn about the performance of previous students in classes at their university earned slightly lower grades, according to new Stanford research.

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EAST House: Exploring education and society

Undergraduates in Stanford’s EAST (Education and Society Theme) House view pressing social issues through the lens of education as a tool for changing the culture.

Graduate students teach local teens about engineering

Graduate students in mechanical engineering shared their engineering know-how and enthusiasm through a new program for local middle and high school students. The program’s interactive classes exposed teenagers to the breadth of engineering.

Students explore the complexities of creating energy

Students who joined the Sophomore College course Water and Power in the Pacific Northwest: The Columbia River traveled to the Columbia River valley to understand the interplay between water, energy and human populations.

Stanford names new university registrar

With more than 20 years of experience in student services, Johanna Metzgar has demonstrated a deep commitment to students by creating products that have transformed the ways students explore courses and design their academic paths.

New mentorship program updates its name

Starting autumn quarter, incoming students will be paired with SNGs – faculty and staff volunteers who will mentor first years and sophomores. The mentors were briefly known as SAGEs.

Stanford students become part of a living score

In anticipation of the Stanford Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Concerto for Violin and Orchestra: Eleven Eleven, students had the rare opportunity to work closely with its prominent composer, Danny Elfman.