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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 Identity, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Is water a human right or an entitlement? Who controls the water, and who should control the water, in California? Private companies? Nonprofits? Local residents? Federal, state, or local governments? This course will explore these questions in the context of urban California more generally, the players and the politics to...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

April 1, 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 full-time in Affordability, Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Law, Policy & Justice, Technology & Engineering, Cardinal Quarter, Fellowship / internship

The Stanford Global Studies Division offers Stanford students an opportunity to extend classroom learning to immersive cultural and professional experiences through the Global Studies Internship Program.Program-identified internship positions cover a wide range of fields including business, nonprofit, media, education, medicine, arts, technology, engineering, science, law, human rights, and government...

Sponsored by:

Stanford Global Studies

Location:

International

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

Summer
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Quarter-long full-time in Affordability, Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Law, Policy & Justice, Technology & Engineering, Cardinal Quarter, Fellowship / internship

The BOSP Stanford Program in Kyoto combines a Spring quarter of academic study in Kyoto with the option of a subsequent 10-week fully-funded summer internship, frequently located elsewhere in Japan. Stanford Program in Kyoto internships are an incredible opportunity for students to apply the cultural lessons they have learned in...

Sponsored by:

Bing Overseas Studies Program

Location:

International

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Summer
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Quarter-long full-time in Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Technology & Engineering, Cardinal Quarter, Fellowship / internship

Every summer, the Bill Lane Center for the American West offers many opportunities for Stanford undergraduates (including graduating seniors) to work with organizations throughout the West. Through these internships, students can explore careers in natural history, conservation, land use, museum curation, resource management, and related fields.Internships are 10 weeks...

Sponsored by:

Bill Lane Center for the American West

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Coterm

When:

Summer
Students making challah at Challah for Hunger volunteering event
Multi-quarter part-time in Affordability, Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

Challah for Hunger holds weekly events, at which members of the Stanford community bake challah bread together. The loaves are then sold to the Stanford community and the proceeds from these sales go to both local and international humanitarian aid-based charities. In addition to weekly bakes, Challah for Hunger holds...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

N/A
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Multi-quarter part-time in Health, Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

The Bridge Peer Counseling Center is Stanford’s student run peer-counseling center. We offer anonymous and confidential 24/7 counseling to members of the greater Stanford community. Staffed by trained undergraduate and graduate Stanford students, we are here to listen and support. Students can get involved and become a staffer at The...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

N/A
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:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring

Course Date:

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

Continuation of SPECLANG 150B. First Year third quarter Vietnamese is the third course in a three quarter sequence. Course emphasizes further development of basic level communication skills using daily life topics. Grammatical structures and vocabulary are introduced through interpersonal, interpretive and presentational modes of communication. Vietnamese culture.nPrerequisite: SPECLANG 150B or...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

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

Continuation of SPECLANG 151B. Second Year third quarter Vietnamese is the third course in a three quarter sequence. The course integrates language and culture with an emphasis on further expanding development of proficiency in oral and written discourse. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socio-culturally appropriate language in formal and...

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:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
PSLP participants 2017
Multi-quarter part-time in Environmental Sustainability, Human Rights, Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

Students for a Sustainable Stanford (SSS) is an inclusive and intersectional community that strives for sustainable practices on and off the Stanford campus through discussion, engagement, and direct action. We work on diverse issues such as climate change, environmental justice, water, waste, education, and more, and pursue initiatives and outreach...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

N/A
Visitors at the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo
Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development, Cardinal Commitment

Our mission is to engage a child’s curiosity in science and nature. We would like to elicit the help of volunteers to provide drop-in programming for visitors on the public floor of the museum. Examples of such programming include animal encounters, tinkering and building activities, science experiments, and artistic...

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

N/A
Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Is water a human right or an entitlement? Who controls the water, and who should control the water, in California? Private companies? Nonprofits? Local residents? Federal, state, or local governments? This course will explore these questions in the context of urban California more generally, the players and the politics to...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn

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:

Graduate Students

When:

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

The Cardinal Free Clinics, consisting of Arbor and Pacific Free Clinic, provide culturally appropriate, high quality transitional medical care for underserved patient populations in the Bay Area. Students volunteer in various clinic roles to offer services including health education, interpretation, referrals, and labs. In clinic students are guided in the...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring,
Winter,
Summer,
Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2023
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:

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

The Cardinal Free Clinics, consisting of Arbor and Pacific Free Clinic, provide culturally appropriate, high quality transitional medical care for underserved patient populations in the Bay Area. Students volunteer in various clinic roles to offer services including health education, interpretation, referrals, and labs. In clinic students are guided in the...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring,
Winter,
Summer,
Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2023
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
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