collections

Community

Our communities are among the most important ways we define ourselves and make an impact. They’re also vulnerable and subject to disruption. We explored communities within the Stanford family and how they’ve influenced our lives.

September 2018

10 Ways to ‘Get Involved’

Based on slightly exaggerated actual attempts.

By

Summer Moore Batte

November 5, 2018

What I Learned from 6 Incarcerated Teen Girls

A community of writers taught me a lesson about trust.

By

Shelley Ring Diamond

October 15, 2018

It Isn't Your Dorm, But It's OK

How do you make a space into a home? These alumni share their tricks.

By

Melinda Sacks

October 11, 2018

My Life Right Now

Learning to adult isn’t easy. Ten alums saw power in numbers, so they moved in together.

September 2018

The Truth About Online Lying

Are we more honest online? It depends.

By

Diana Aguilera

September 2018

Radical Collaboration

How a design thinker inspired a community to save her life.

By

Christine Foster

May 21, 2018

Your Community. Your Voice.

We asked alumni to tell us their stories. Here’s what they said.

May 21, 2018

What's the Shark Equivalent of Burning Man?

For decades, biologists thought white sharks were mostly solitary.

By

Melinda Sacks

March 2018

What's Up With All This Community Stuff?

A letter to readers.

By

Summer Moore Batte

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