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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

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 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 1, 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 1, 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 1, 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:

June 24, 2024
Quarter-long course in Human Rights, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

NOTE: HUMRTS 108 will not be offered in Spring 23-24. For additional questions please contact Instructor. This community engaged learning workshop is exclusively available to students who are concurrently enroll in SPANLANG 108SL. Within the HUMRTS 108 program, students will have the unique opportunity to apply their advanced Spanish language...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring,
Winter,
Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2023
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:

N/A

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
Quarter-long course in Law, Policy & Justice, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

The policy client for this project is the Legal Services Corporation (https://www.lsc.gov/): This project works closely with the Legal Services Corporation's Technology Information Grant Program (https://www.lsc.gov/grants/technology-initiative-grant-program) to research how the public interacts with AI platforms to seek legal assistance, and to develop a strategy around how to mitigate risks, ensure...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

N/A

When:

Winter,
Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2023
Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

The transportation network is an essential, if often invisible, part of communities. Only when traffic piles up, the subway shuts down, or the sidewalk is closed do we notice the services and infrastructure that are critical to everyday movement. Beyond the everyday effects, transportation planning decisions also have long term...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Winter

Course Date:

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

Students completing this course will walk away with a profound understanding of how to foster sustainable community partnerships. Through a combination of classroom instruction and service learning, students will develop an understanding of the complex causes and consequences of housing inequity, community-based case management, and community-driven solutions to the housing...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring,
Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2023
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:

June 24, 2024
Quarter-long course in Identity, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Race and ethnicity are often taken for granted as naturally occurring, self-evident phenomena that must be navigated or overcome to understand and eradicate the (re)production of societal hierarchies across historical, geopolitical, and institutional contexts. In contrast, this transdisciplinary course seeks to track and trouble the historical and contemporary creation, dissolution...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
Quarter-long course in Law, Policy & Justice, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Over the past 5 years, eviction prevention has become a hot topic for local policy in the US. Local coalitions of city governments, courts, and community groups have launched hundreds of pilots of laws, legal services, rent assistance, technology tools, mediation, navigators, and more in order to reduce the number...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

N/A

When:

Winter,
Spring
Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Service learning through the Geokids program. Eight weeks of supervised teaching to early elementary students about Earth sciences. Hands-on teaching strategies for science standards-based instruction. Cardinal Course certified by the Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

September 26, 2023
Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Students develop advanced Spanish language proficiency through examination of issues surrounding current immigration and refugee crises. There will be class discussions of Central American contexts, international treaties, human rights, and U.S. immigration law. Class will include expert commentary from legal and mental health professionals, human rights specialists, migrants, and refugees...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Winter,
Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2023
Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Students will participate in one-on-one tutoring in mathematics with an elementary or middle school student who is enrolled in the East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring program (EPATT). They will attend class one evening a week, during which they will learn about the teaching of mathematics and effective tutoring strategies...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

N/A

Course Date:

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

Survey course on applications of fundamental computer science concepts from CS 106B to problems in the social good space (such as health, trust & safety, government, security, education, and environment). Each week consists of in-class activities designed and delivered by student instructors. Introduces students to JavaScript and the basics of...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring,
Winter,
Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2023
Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Introduction to the field of conservation photography and the strategic use of visual communication in addressing issues concerning the environment and conservation. Students will be introduced to basic digital photography, digital image processing, and the theory and application of photographic techniques. Case studies of conservation issues will be examined through...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

N/A

Course Date:

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

Engage with contemplative science scholars, leaders, and teachers who apply contemplative practices to cultivate the democratic promise for equality, liberty, health, and well-being. This workshop immerses students in community-based engaged learning in which the community is the people of Stanford (students, staff, faculty, alumni, retirees, patients,and members of the local...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A

Course Date:

October 7, 2023
Quarter-long course in Health, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

This course is a Cardinal Course certified by the Haas Center. Through a contemplative approach, this course cultivates students' capacity to take skillful action to address climate change. Effective engagement with the daunting complexity inherent in the climate crisis requires calm contemplative competence. The science of mindfulness, resilience, emotional intelligence...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

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

Design for Extreme Affordability (Extreme) is for students who have a passion for social impact, and want to experience designing products and services that address issues of global poverty, through tackling real world challenges in collaboration with low-resource communities. Extreme is a two-quarter graduate level sequence cross listed by the...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

GSB

When:

N/A

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
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