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In October 2019, our department celebrated 100 years. This was a momentous milestone for our department which was recorded and published on Youtube. See our Chair, Alberto Salleo, give his talk below.

Professor Alberto Salleo: Materials Science at Stanford: The beginning of the next century

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The MSE community has recently been working to plan and establish an MSE Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force responsible for executing specific goals. 

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Student at Terman Fountain

Campus Life

Learn more about life on the Stanford campus.

Jen Dionne and her team in front of the Memorial church on Stanford campus

Life for Graduate Students

The University provides graduate students with several housing opportunities, subsidized public transportation for those off campus and many recreation opportunities. 

a young woman with red hair in a blue lab coat wearing purple gloves working with a pipette

Beyond the Classroom

Museums, sports and even a shopping center. Whatever you are looking for, chances are you can find it on the Farm. And with more than 600 student groups, you can find someone to do it with you.