Teaching & Students

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.

Two Stanford students named 2018 Marshall Scholars

Joshua Lappen and Derek Wang plan to pursue graduate studies at the University of Oxford as Marshall Scholars. They are among the 43 students from across the United States selected to receive the prestigious scholarships.

Leader of the Band

Russell Gavin, the new director of Stanford’s famously irreverent student scatter band, reflects on what makes the group special, how they are doing in the wake of a suspension that resulted in organizational changes and what the future holds.

When disaster strikes at home for Stanford students

In the last several months, Stanford students were personally affected by hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires. Chris Griffith, associate vice provost for student affairs, explains how the university responded to students in need.