Student life

Schwarzman Class of 2020 includes four Stanford students

As Schwarzman Scholars, the students will earn one-year master’s degrees in global affairs – with a focus on public policy, economics and business, or international studies – at Tsinghua University in Beijing. They will begin their studies in August 2019.

Exploring art and design in Australia

After switching majors from mechanical engineering to product design, Kendal Burkins, ’19, spent the summer exploring art and design as an intern at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, an opportunity offered through the Stanford Global Studies Internship Program.

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.

Fall Student Activities Fair showcases campus groups

More than 400 student organizations took part in the fair, which is aimed at introducing undergraduate students to voluntary student organizations, including academic, arts, athletic, club sports, service, religious, ethnic/cultural, political and recreational groups.

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Rethinking concussion education for a new generation of athletes

Hundreds of students and faculty across the university are collaborating with TeachAids, a Palo Alto nonprofit, to develop new concussion education tools using virtual reality, 3D animation and other promising learning technologies.  

Welcome to the Farm!

Stanford rolled out the welcome mat for new undergraduates on Thursday. Move-In Day also marked the beginning of New Student Orientation and featured the 128th Opening Convocation. University Photographer Linda Cicero chronicled the day’s events.