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Reimagining mental healthcare from the ground up

After being inspired by a Stanford course, four undergraduates teamed up to tackle important deficiencies in mental healthcare while expanding access and reducing costs.

Immersive spring break course goes virtual

Some 40 students head to snowy Colorado each spring break to study extreme energy efficiency. This March, the class had to swap Rocky Mountain scenery for all-day Zoom sessions.

Introductory seminar shoots for the stars

A freshman course takes students through the process of designing a space mission, ending with a presentation of their own mission designs to NASA scientists.

Money skills for life

Stanford students have a new resource to guide them with financial decisions: private, personalized and free one-on-one financial coaching by Stanford alumni in financial services. Here’s what two Stanford students have to say.

Move responsibly and think about things

In the course CS 181: Computers, Ethics and Public Policy, Stanford students become computer programmers, policymakers and philosophers to examine the ethical and social impacts of technological innovation.

Volcanoes, archaeology and the secrets of Roman concrete

Geophysical processes have shaped Pozzuoli, Italy, like few other places in the world. Stanford students applied modern tools to understand those links and what it means to live with natural hazards as both threat and inspiration.