Stanford’s policy shift is intended to help de-emphasize the perceived importance of low admit rates at colleges and universities. The university will continue to publicly report application data to the federal government at the end of the admission cycle.
Julie Muir, manager for Peninsula Sanitary Service/Stanford Recycling, says good recycling habits and a strong commitment to sustainability have kept Stanford on track to reach its goal of becoming a zero-waste campus by 2030.
Stanford University has put extensive efforts into providing free online courses over the past several years in an effort to promote lifelong learning and share knowledge with the general public worldwide.
Over the last half-century, students in the ME310 course have produced hundreds of prototypes for cameras, makeup, cars and much more. Combined with international teams, they design and develop new products while learning from reality.
The Stanford Data Challenge Lab class meets every day and requires nearly 100 homework assignments. But innovative instruction has students clamoring to take the class, which teaches professional-level data skills.
Katharine Ku joined the Office of Technology Licensing in 1981 and became its executive director in 1991. After 27 years leading the effort to bring Stanford technologies to the world, she will retire June 1.