Teaching & Students

Stanford’s Mind Over Money program fosters financial literacy

Alumna Erika Topete is assistant director of the program, which aims to provide undergraduate and graduate students with the practical knowledge they need to make informed financial decisions on the Farm and in their lives and careers beyond graduation.

Master class in dance

In a slideshow, university photographer Linda A. Cicero captured the Jan. 25 master class for students with L.A. Dance Project’s David Adrian Freeland Jr.

New class encourages creativity in science

Rather than having students learn and memorize established knowledge, professors Steven Block and Tim Stearns created a course to teach students how to think like scientists and pursue new answers.

Students learn to make video games

With mentorship from their professors, alumni and industry professionals, 14 student teams created video games that you can download and play.

Students enhance computers and robots with touch

Students in Allison Okamura’s freshman Introductory Seminar designed touch-based devices to help pedestrians navigate, enhance a classic game and create depth perception for the blind.