Student life

The 2018 Switzer Fellows

Two Stanford PhD students are among the recipients of the Switzer Environmental Fellowship, which recognizes leadership in improving the environment.

Teaching biology in the bush

Stanford students are traveling through Africa to learn effective mentoring and field techniques, on an expedition designed to provide new perspectives on ethical ecotourism, the applications of novel technology and defining meaningful collaborations in developing countries.

Enjoy the great outdoors

When the time is right, take a break and enjoy what Stanford and the greater Palo Alto area have to offer. Here are some fun things to do outside and off-campus this summer.

Stanford to celebrate graduates during 127th Commencement Weekend

Sterling K. Brown, an award-winning actor and alumnus, will give the Commencement address on Sunday in Stanford Stadium, and Elizabeth Alexander, renowned writer and president of the Mellon Foundation, will give the Baccalaureate address on Saturday in the Main Quad.