Higher education

Guide for science outreach

Science outreach efforts can encourage trust and interest in science, benefiting everyone involved. A guide produced by plant biologists from several institutions aims to make science outreach better and more effective.

Famous Stanford coding course free online

Stanford tries a new model for online learning. A free version of a popular intro to coding course is being offered for the second time this spring. The secret ingredient was the largest group of teachers for a single class. You can teach too! Applications are open.

Research during the COVID-19 pandemic

After a devastating and demanding several months, research at Stanford remains limited but could offer glimpses into how lab life might operate in the future.

Future of business education must also be about the greater good

As the world contends with extraordinary disruption – from a worldwide pandemic to ongoing social unrest across the globe to the devastating effects of climate change – education leaders from the U.S. and China shared how their schools are responding to these crises.

Recognizing and empowering women in STEM

Everyone loses when not all good ideas are heard – whether it’s missed perspectives, overlooked solutions or unanswered questions. That’s why more than a dozen programs at Stanford are supporting women in STEM fields.

Making physics more inclusive

Physics faculty and students are working together to make their department a more inclusive community through clubs, courses and events.

Faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

Karla Kirkegaard, Mark Krasnow, Todd Martinez and William Weis are now part of an organization created in 1863 to advise the nation on issues related to science and technology.