Sophie E. Miller, a chemical engineering major at Stanford, is one of 14 Americans “of exceptional ability and outstanding achievement” who have been awarded Churchill Scholarships to study at the University of Cambridge in England for one year.
W.E. Moerner, the Harry S. Mosher Professor of Chemistry, was awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his role in developing microscopy techniques to view molecular processes in real time.
Now that the school year is over, there are 1,691 incoming Stanford undergraduates who, for the most part, are on summer break and eagerly awaiting the beginning of their Stanford careers. While I’m glad I thoroughly enjoyed that summer, there are a few things I wish I had done before coming to Stanford. These are just suggestions that I wish someone had told me…
The Kavli Prize in Astrophysics recognizes Linde’s contributions in developing cosmic inflation, the theory that explains the origin and structure of the universe.
Through the study and translation of over 100 late medieval and early modern lyric poems in Catalan, Portuguese and Spanish, Associate Professor Vincent Barletta and two of his students shed light on the interconnectedness of Iberian languages and cultures.
I’ve recently been impressed by the way that some of my friends have been not only exploring new things, but also pursuing their passions by creating art, designing and engineering products, and writing code. I want to jump off of my previous post to talk some great ways that you can go beyond the bounds of the classroom and dive into a topic or project that you care about in whatever field you’re interested in.