Higher education

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.

Making the perfect first-year roommate match

Stanford has a long tradition of not revealing first-year roommate matches until students arrive for New Student Orientation. Undergraduate housing coordinators Devin Norder and Cesar Arevalo reveal how they make those roommate matches.