Teaching & Students

At Stanford 2018: The year in review

A look back at the year that included distinguished visitors, prestigious awards, athletic wins, research advancements, a thriving arts scene and more.

Stanford accepting student applications for new Hong Kong program

In autumn 2019, the Bing Overseas Studies Program will launch a new program at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where Stanford students will be able to choose from 15 courses, ranging from China Under Mao to Fintech and Entrepreneurship in China.

Chemistry companion courses offer students extra help and a community

First generation or low-income students arrive to college chemistry courses at a disadvantage – lacking the honors or AP science courses that others take for granted. A companion course series helps ensure that no undergraduates taking chemistry are left behind.

Senior explores opportunities in China

Working with retired NBA star Yao Ming was just one of the highlights of senior Yvonne Lee’s summer internship at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, an opportunity supported by the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

Schwarzman Class of 2020 includes four Stanford students

As Schwarzman Scholars, the students will earn one-year master’s degrees in global affairs – with a focus on public policy, economics and business, or international studies – at Tsinghua University in Beijing. They will begin their studies in August 2019.