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UAR 20: Third Book Seminar

The third of the frosh Three Books program is Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. This weekly discussion seminar will read and discuss Coates in depth, connecting it to other short writings on topics including the history of race in the United States, the Black Lives Matter protests, how race shapes education, reparations, the role of HBCUs, raising children in the midst of racial tensions. Open enrollment but preference to frosh.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1
Instructors: ; Mitchell, D. (PI)

UAR 42A: LSP First Year Seminar

For freshmen who participated in the Leland Scholars Program and other students who identify as First Generation and/or Low Income (FLI). This seminar supports students in the first year in the areas of institutional engagement, academic empowerment, their sense of belonging to Stanford, and builds their cohort identity.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1

UAR 44: Preparation for Success in University-Level Mathematics

In this course, we will explore fundamental mathematical concepts necessary for success in Calculus and higher level mathematics courses at Stanford University, with a focus on how such concepts are used in particular problem-solving contexts in Calculus and beyond. We will engage deeply with the mathematical concepts that form the foundation for problem-solving tools and techniques, so that students fully understand the how and why behind the methods, and are empowered to solve a broad range of problems in mathematics. Note: course offered in August prior to start of fall quarter, and only Leland Scholar Program participants will register.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1

UAR 56: Building a Successful Academic Career

For frosh in expanded advising programs. Techniques for honing academic skills for college, and applying those skills to better define intellectual identity in academic pursuits. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 3 units total)

UAR 71: Returning from Study Abroad

In this course, students will find the space to define their study abroad experience as well as articulate the ways in which their worldview perspectives may have shifted. Therefore, students will engage in deep mutual exchanges and personal introspection about their experiences abroad. Throughout the course, we will define their experience abroad while continually making-meaning as their new perspectives are supported and challenge amongst members of the Stanford community. Students will end the course by crafting action steps for moving forward with the ability to tell their study abroad story in compelling ways that can be applied to personal, social, academic, and professional realms of their lives.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1
Instructors: ; Caldera, L. (PI)

UAR 81: OXC: Casa Zapata Pre-Assignee Seminar

This residence-based seminar is focused on skills building, practical workshops, and theme presentations promoting the breadth of diversity of our Zapata community. Through the seminar, the pre-assignee group will connect to the Zapata community, develop as resources for the community, and engage in topics that are meaningful to them and their community. This is an OpenXChange offering.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 3 units total)
Instructors: ; Prieto, E. (PI)

UAR 91: OXC: Ujamaa House Pre-Assignee Seminar

This one-unit seminar will expose students to various topics about the AfricannDiaspora. Upperclassmen Pre-Assignees will work closely with Ethnic ThemenAssociates/Resident Fellow to add breadth and depth to their presentations. To receive credit you must attend 7 Theme Programs (not including your own) and fill out Pre-Assignee Evaluations provided by Ethnic Theme Associates. Through the seminar, the pre-assignee group will connect to the Zapata community, develop as resources for the community, and engage in topics that are meaningful to them and their community. This is an OpenXChange offering.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 3 units total)
Instructors: ; Barker-Alexander, J. (PI)

UAR 101A: Frosh 101: In-Person

Frosh 101 is a discussion style course designed to help first-year students transition to Stanford's dynamic campus. In Frosh 101, approximately 10 frosh will come together each week to learn more about your peers, yourself, and who you will be in this new environment. Upperclass students will lead you through activities and discussions that will serve to build the foundation for a strong community that is inclusive of diversity and promotes emotional and social wellbeing. This course will also create space for you to reflect on your values and goals as you make important decisions about how you will navigate all that Stanford has to offer. Please enroll in the time slot that works best for your schedule - students will be grouped in sections with others based on the time they sign up for.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2
Instructors: ; Hanlon, P. (PI); Pena, C. (PI)

UAR 101B: Frosh 101: Remote

Frosh 101 is a discussion style course designed to help first-year students transition to Stanford's dynamic campus. In Frosh 101, approximately 10 frosh will come together each week to learn more about your peers, yourself, and who you will be in this new environment. Upperclass students will lead you through activities and discussions that will serve to build the foundation for a strong community that is inclusive of diversity and promotes emotional and social wellbeing. This course will also create space for you to reflect on your values and goals as you make important decisions about how you will navigate all that Stanford has to offer. Please enroll in the time slot that works best for your schedule - students will be grouped in sections with others based on the time they sign up for.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2
Instructors: ; Hanlon, P. (PI); Pena, C. (PI)

UAR 201: Transfer 101

Transfer 101 is a discussion style course designed to help first-year students transition to Stanford's dynamic campus. In Transfer 101, transfer students will come together each week to learn more about your peers, yourself, and who you will be in this new environment. Upperclass students will lead you through activities and discussions that will serve to build the foundation for a strong community that is inclusive of diversity and promotes emotional and social wellbeing. This course will also create space for you to reflect on your values and goals as you make important decisions about how you will navigate all that Stanford has to offer.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2
Instructors: ; Hanlon, P. (PI); Pena, C. (PI)
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