Higher education

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.

Eight minutes to online learning success

Communication PhD candidate René Kizilcec is lead author of a study that examined the effectiveness of a psychological strategy on online learners. Noticeable differences along cultural lines could help millions of online learners overcome obstacles.

Greg Boardman to retire at the end of the academic year

Boardman, who has led Stanford’s Student Affairs division for more than a decade, has distinguished himself as a collaborative leader, working closely with individual students, student organizations and academic units across campus to enhance community engagement and student well-being.