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SPICE: Student Projects for Intellectual Community Enhancement

About SPICE

SPICE (Student Projects for Intellectual Community Enhancement) funds allow graduate students to develop projects and activities that promote intellectual community in their departments and beyond.

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The 2019 SPICE application will open January 25, 2019.

Check out the 2018-2019 SPICE projects.

Recent News

Nov 30 2018 | Stanford Magazine
A lively group of graduate students and postdoctoral researchers is on a mission to show the public why science is cool, one podcast episode at a time. Their weekly audio show, Goggles Optional, offers a professional yet humorous take on the latest happenings in science. Now in its fifth year, the...
Nov 8 2018 | Stanford Medicine
High school science teachers from throughout the region began approaching Cooper Galvin and the other Stanford leaders of Future Advancers of Science and Technology, or FAST, after it had been in existence for just one year. By forming mentoring relationships with Stanford graduate students and...
Nov 7 2018 | Stanford Medicine
I intended to write one news article about FAST, the science exploration program created by a team of Stanford science graduate students that has touched the lives of scores of East San Jose youth. Simple, short and straightforward. But as I started talking and exchanging emails with the program's...
Nov 5 2018 | Stanford Medicine
When Cooper Galvin came to Stanford in 2014 to earn a PhD in biophysics, he intended to work toward winning a Nobel Prize, or at least curing tuberculosis. "It hasn't really happened that way," Galvin admitted. Instead, perhaps just as spectacularly, he — along with a group of other Stanford...