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UAR 10: Intellectual Journeys

Stanford speakers share their research as well as their intellectual and life paths, including how they chose their undergraduate major, how they found mentors, and what their field offers undergraduates.
Last offered: Winter 2011

UAR 11A: Being Strategic: What you know and what you need to know

Funded by Stanford's OpenXChange Initiative, this course will reflect upon how you've built community here at Stanford; what's been successful and what has not; and how you can prepare for the upcoming quarters. In six fortnightly sessions of ninety minutes each, spread out over Spring Quarter, we shall read short text, poetry, short stories, and social media articles that highlight core themes for discussion by students and residents at Stanford. These may include Home and Community; Care and Tolerance; Doubt and Fear; inspiration and Success; Isolation and Loneliness; Enough and Too Much; Peace and Quiet; Balance and Joy.
Last offered: Spring 2016

UAR 11B: OXC: Learning to Live at Stanford

Reflect upon building our community here at Stanford through short texts, poetry, short stories, and social media articles that highlight core points for discussion for students and residents at Stanford: Home and Community; Care and Tolerance; Doubt and Fear; Inspiration and Success; Isolation and Loneliness; Enough and Too Much; Peace and Quiet; Balance and Joy. An OpenXChange program.

UAR 21: OXC: Gender and Leadership

Understand leadership skills in the context of the values, issues, and goals that characterize women in leadership, with a focus on Stanford undergraduate life. An intimate, immersive environment to discuss issues of leadership and community engagement. Recognize core values, leadership strengths and limitations, and inspiration to act with intentionality around interests and ambitions here at Stanford. An OpenXChange program.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 1

UAR 31: OXC: The African American Male Experience in Collegiate Sports

Experiences and representations of African American men in college athletics and sports media. Explore the relationships between race, social class and athletic experiences, with a focus on sports film, social science data and the specific experiences of professional and student athletes. Readings will draw from psychology, sociology, education, and popular press. An OpenXChange program.
Last offered: Winter 2016

UAR 41: OXC: Residential Exploration, Advocacy, Leadership (REAL)

Explore concepts in leadership. Examine academic and personal issues affecting students and develop skills and approaches necessary to tackle the political, educational, and socioeconomic issues towards future change. An OpenXChange program.
Last offered: Winter 2016

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 42B: LSP First Year Seminar B

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: Win | Units: 1

UAR 43: LSP: Exploring Research, Writing, and Problem Solving at Stanford

This course is offered in August prior to start of fall quarter for participants of the Leland Scholars Program. This course is comprised of two parallel tracks: one focused on the development and practice of critical problem solving and study skills using wide variety of chemistry examples that illustrate the broad yet integrated nature of science; a second focused on providing an introduction to rhetorical thinking, academic writing, college-level research, and crafting well-reasoned arguments. Based on skills developed in both tracks, students will work in teams to research and present on a current issue revolving around one of five central themes: energy, climate change, water resources, medicine, and food & nutrition exploring their issue from chemical, socioeconomic and cultural perspectives.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3
Instructors: Andrade, L. (PI)

UAR 51: Uncovering Your Political Identity

We may not fully understand ¿politics,¿ yet we are always subject to it. What does it mean to become politicizied? What conditions promote politicization? The course supports a personal inquiry into one¿s political identity, the ¿political skin you¿re in¿ ¿ its attributes, what has shaped it, its current compared to desired state. By describing attributes and recalling early influencers/influences on one¿s political consciousness, students will in turn discover more about political conscience and its implications for personal political speech and action. An OpenXChange program.
Last offered: Spring 2016
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