Public service

Student interns with military in Hawaii

Coterminal student Rachel Hirshman, BS ’18, MS ’19, spent the summer in Hawaii helping plan and execute military exercises, an opportunity supported by the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

New Stanford graduate is empowering people with disabilities in Thailand

New Stanford graduate Oranicha “Natty” Jumreornvong moved across the world to learn more about how to improve the lives of people with disabilities at home in Thailand. Next year she'll attend medical school and hopes to apply what she learns to help people back home.

New course tackles designing for people with disabilities

A new course teaches undergraduates how to design for people with physical disabilities. Each week, students learn about a different disability, then brainstorm design ideas to address issues and present their work to the class.