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Quarter-long course in Identity, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

This community-engaged learning class is part of a broader collaboration between the Program on Social Entrepreneurship at the Haas Center for Public Service, Distinguished Visitors Program and the Doerr School of Sustainability, using practice to better inform theory about how innovation can help address society's biggest challenges with a particular...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

The excitement around social innovation and entrepreneurship has spawned numerous startups focused on tackling world problems, particularly in the fields of education and health. The best social ventures are launched with careful consideration paid to research, design, and efficacy. This course offers students an immersive educational experience into understanding how...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Winter
Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

The excitement around social innovation and entrepreneurship has spawned numerous startups focused on tackling world problems, particularly in the fields of education and health. The best social ventures are launched with careful consideration paid to research, design, and efficacy. This course offers students an immersive educational experience into understanding how...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Winter
Quarter-long course in Identity, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Neighborhoods in the Bay Area and around the world are undergoing a transformation known as gentrification. Middle- and upper-income people are moving into what were once low-income areas, and housing costs are on the rise. Tensions between newcomers and old timers, who are often separated by race, ethnicity, or sexual...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Building off the work of the Stanford Coalition for Planning an Equitable 2035 (SCoPE), the just transitions policy lab will address transportation justice, housing justice, and labor equity concerns that have been identified by neighboring communities to Stanford and our service workers as part of local land use planning and...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Winter

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
Quarter-long course in Identity, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

How does race function in performance and dare we say live and in living color? How does one deconstruct discrimination at its roots?n nFrom a perspective of global solidarity and recognition of shared plight among BIPOC communities, we will read and perform plays that represent material and psychological conditions under...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
Quarter-long course in Identity, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

This seminar explores the intersections of language and race/racism/racialization in the public schooling experiences of students of color. We will briefly trace the historical emergence of the related fields of sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology, explore how each of these scholarly traditions approaches the study of language, and identify key points...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Winter

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Focus is on classrooms with students from diverse racial, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds. Studies, writing, and media representation of urban and diverse school settings; implications for transforming teaching and learning. Issues related to developing teachers with attitudes, dispositions, and skills necessary to teach diverse students. Cardinal Course certified by the...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Physical, chemical, and biological processes within soil systems. Emphasis is on factors governing nutrient availability, plant growth and production, land-resource management, and pollution within soils. How to classify soils and assess nutrient cycling and contaminant fate. Recommended: introductory chemistry and biology.

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Historically, discussions of race, ethnicity, culture, and equity in the environment have been shaped by a limited view of the environmental justice movement, often centered on urban environmental threats and separated from other types of environmental and climate advocacy. This course will seek to expand on these discussions by exploring...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

This seminar will explore the impact and relative salience of racial/ethnic identity on select issues including: discrimination, social justice, mental health and academic performance. Theoretical perspectives on identity development will be reviewed, along with research on other social identity variables, such as social class, gender and regional identifications. New areas...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

This course focuses on concepts and theories of mathematics teaching and learning in Early Childhood Education. Class requirements include practical experience teaching aged 4-5 years in a local school. Topics include teaching of math to young children; young children's cognitive, language, and social development; classroom management; cultural diversity; and early...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
Quarter-long course in Technology & Engineering, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Come and tackle a problem in sustainability by participating in Stanford's Big Earth Hackathon challenge on wildland fires and finding an innovative solution to wildland fire prediction, mitigation, and/or equity and fairness. Students work in self-organized diverse teams of 1-4 students in weeks 1-8, with a final presentation of the...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

In this course students will learn about health priorities of pre-teen and adolescent youth and engage in developing and presenting health educational materials for children enrolled in Redwood City Middle Schools, or other under-resourced schools in San Mateo County.Building on the philosophy of H.E.L.P for kids (Health Education for Life-Partnership...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring
Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Students will develop advanced Spanish language proficiency through the examination of various topics, including women's health, parent child relationships, mental health, and more. The class will include expert commentary from doctors, mental health professionals, human rights specialists, migrants, and campus workers. Medical, psychological, and social implications of migration will be...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Globally, more than 1 billion people rely on seafood, yet this source of vital nutrition is chronically neglected in discussions about the future of food systems. In 2021, the UN Food Systems Summit brought international attention to the potential of "blue foods," thanks in part to insights and evidence provided...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring,
Winter

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Globally, more than 1 billion people rely on seafood, yet this source of vital nutrition is chronically neglected in discussions about the future of food systems. In 2021, the UN Food Systems Summit brought international attention to the potential of "blue foods," thanks in part to insights and evidence provided...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring,
Winter

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
Quarter-long course in Technology & Engineering, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Even where policy leaders are striving to center equity in rapid energy transitions, the pathways to clean energy economies are often described by techno-economic models that have limited ability to assess the distributional implications of different scenarios. This course focuses on methods to translate high-level, spatially coarse research findings into...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering, Law, Policy & JusticeCardinal Quarter

Stanford in Government (SIG) is a nonpartisan, student-run organization dedicated to promoting political awareness, providing public service opportunities and fellowships, and assisting students in their search for quality experiences in the public policy arena. SIG's Fellowships Program provides highly qualified, ambitious students with meaningful exposure to the public policy process...

Sponsored by:

Stanford in Government

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

April 16, 2024 | 11:59 PM
Quarter-long course in Health, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Taking a systems approach to health includes the deliberate upstream design of the places we live, learn, work, and play to support living in ways that keep people well - physically, emotionally, financially, and socially. No place at Stanford has more influence on campus health than the campus town center...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 4, 2024
Quarter-long course in Health, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Taking a systems approach to health includes the deliberate upstream design of the places we live, learn, work, and play to support living in ways that keep people well - physically, emotionally, financially, and socially. No place at Stanford has more influence on campus health than the campus town center...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 4, 2024
Quarter-long course in Health, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

This REACH scholar led seminar will examine the manufacture of health disparities as well as the pathophysiology in the evolution of disparities into health and health system inequity. We will also explore approaches to achieve health equity using a variety of approaches that transform scholarship into impact. We will invite...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Winter

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & EngineeringCardinal Quarter

2024 HAAS COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH (CBR) FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM The Community-Based Research Fellowship supports teams of faculty, students, and community partners in conducting research that addresses community-identified needs. ---------- Community-based research (CBR) is defined as a “partnership of students, faculty, and community members who collaboratively engage in research with the purpose of...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

April 3, 2024 | 9:00 AM
* This Application Deadline has passed
Technology & EngineeringCardinal Quarter

The Haas Center and CS+Social Good (a student-led organization) have partnered to launch the CS+Social Good Summer Fellowship program, which includes self-designed and pre-arranged fellowship placements. Through the CS+Social Good Summer Fellowship, students will receive funding and support to work with an organization using technology to address social issues. Selected...

Sponsored by:

CS+ Social Good,
Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

April 9, 2024 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
Technology & EngineeringCardinal Quarter

The Haas Center and CS+Social Good (a student-led organization) have partnered to launch the CS+Social Good Summer Fellowship program, which includes self-designed and pre-arranged fellowship placements. Through the CS+Social Good Summer Fellowship, students will receive funding and support to work with an organization using technology to address social issues. Selected...

Sponsored by:

CS+ Social Good,
Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

April 9, 2024 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

In this course, students advance their Spanish language proficiency as they deepen their critical consciousness of the social, cultural, and historic forces rooted in Indigenous and Latinx California. As we travel to three California Missions and the San Francisco Mission District, we'll explore original and secondary texts that take us...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

N/A

Course Date:

September 2, 2024
Quarter-long courseCardinal Courses, Courses for credit

What is happiness? Might writing your own (mock) obituary help you find happiness? What else can you do to be happy? What has happiness to do with the good life? Does happiness define the meaning and purpose of life for people everywhere? In this course, we combine reading, discussion, group...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

N/A

Course Date:

September 2, 2024
Environmental Sustainability, HealthCardinal Quarter

Overview The Greenlining Institute envisions a future where communities of color can build wealth, live in healthy places filled with economic opportunity, and are ready to meet the challenges posed by climate change. Guided by equity and systems change principles, we incubate and advocate for new ideas and build with...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

April 9, 2024 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, HealthCardinal Quarter

Overview Valley Verde is dedicated to building healthy and resilient communities by providing low-income families educational programs, edible gardens, and micro-entrepreneurship opportunities that create food security and lead to self-sufficiency. We accomplish this in our Shared Garden Program where we provide home garden supplies, monthly gardening workshops, mentorship, and garden...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

April 9, 2024 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
Quarter-long full-time in Environmental Sustainability, Cardinal Quarter, Fellowship / internship

The Haas Center for Public Service offers full-time, paid summer fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students to work with nonprofit and government agencies toward climate justice in the Bay Area. Students who have begun their coterm programs (i.e., students who are paying for graduate tuition) are welcome to apply for...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

April 9, 2024 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
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