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Research as Praxis: Community-Based Research Across Fields

This workshop series is designed for Stanford graduate students interested in learning more about and developing their skills in community-engaged scholarship and community-based research. Invited speakers include leaders and practitioners across disciplinary fields. Sessions will be held over lunch. Please check the website for location confirmation: haas.stanford.edu.

Please RSVP here.

Research as Praxis: Working with and Representing Youth and Vulnerable Populations

This workshop series is designed for Stanford graduate students interested in learning more about and developing their skills in community-engaged scholarship and community-based research. Invited speakers include leaders and practitioners across disciplinary fields. Sessions will be held over lunch. Please check the website for location confirmation: haas.stanford.edu.

Please RSVP here.

Course Design Fundamentals for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Designing a course can seem like a daunting task. In this workshop you’ll engage with evidence-based frameworks to develop the building blocks of a course, and leave with learning goals and the principles to craft an effective and welcoming syllabus. Whether you’re just starting to think about your course or refining an existing syllabus, give yourself a running start toward effective course design - register today! Refreshments provided.

For disability accommodations or accommodations for any reason please contact Amanda Modell at amodell@stanford.edu or 650-724-3129.

Teaching with Technology for Graduate Students

In this Teaching with Technology workshop, we will look at key tools for improving learning, and consider the deep frameworks to help you evaluate whether and when to use technology in education. Emphasis will be on approaches that improve access, equity, and overall engagement for students. Open to all graduate students and lunch is provided.

Facilitated by Kenneth Ligda, Ph.D. (Associate Director, Faculty and Lecturer Programs) and                       

Kenji Ikemoto (Academic Technology Specialist)

First Friday: For Stanford Students

Enjoy a night out at the Cantor on the First Friday of the month during the academic year, with evenings full of art-making, music, and special performances.

This program is organized by the Cantor Arts Center and made possible through the generous support of the Joan and John Jay Corley Fund for Performance, the Kenneth D. Brenner family Fund for Student Outreach, and the Bobbie and Mike Wilsey Fund for Education.

Admission Info

FREE

Take a break, pet a dog

The Terman Engineering Library is pleased to have therapy dogs again this quarter. Please join us in the Y2E2 Courtyard on the second Thursday of the month from 3-4pm. Dog and owner teams from Pet Partners will be providing relaxation and stress relief. In the event of rain, look for us under the covered walkway. Please join us!

Letters to a Young Engineer: Theresa Johnson, Product Manager (Airbnb)

Theresa works on new Payments technology platforms to accelerate belonging at Airbnb. Her other roles include angel investor, Sequoia Scout, where she has invested in over 10 early-stage startups. Theresa earned a BS, MS and PhD in engineering from Stanford University. During her PhD in Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford, she focused on satellite and space plasma computational physics.

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