Living On Purpose
Examine the art and science of finding purpose to enhance flourishing in life at Stanford and beyond. Study contemplative, psychological, social, and communal factors that promote meaning-making, authenticity, and purposeful living. Utilizing disciplines like art, storytelling, design, and positive psychology, create tools for well-being. This highly interactive course includes creative expression, group and individual activities, discussions, lectures, and mini-field trips to address fundamental human questions practically.
1.Stay in a classic undergraduate residence hall.
2.Residences will have a lounge, common area, laundry facility, and computer cluster with printer.
3.You will most likely have a roommate and you may be placed on co-ed floors.
4.Eat meals with fellow students in a nearby dining commons.
5.Dining options support students with food allergies, religious requirements, medical needs, and vegan/vegetarian diets.
1.Participate in interactive classroom sessions with globally renowned faculty and exceptional peers.
2.Enrich your university education by enrolling in Stanford courses across diverse fields.
3.Engage actively in applying theoretical knowledge to practical, real-world experiences.
1.Enjoy fountain hopping and attend talks by world-class faculty.
2.Explore the wide range of opportunities available on campus.
3.Experience the beauty of the San Francisco Bay Area in California.
June 26, 2023 - August 20, 2023
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The best lesson I have had so far was at the beginning of the course when we studied Game Theory, and when we did presentations in class about shops or platforms that we had to imagine ourselves.
The best thing about the Medicine course was the interactivity of the lectures. My tutor was really interested in the subject, so I always felt like I could go up to her and ask her questions, whether they were about what we were learning or about other areas of biotechnology.
The course gave me an insight into how to make arguments in support of or against certain positions which is useful in law and the tutor assisted me in how to structure these arguments. I've enjoyed the company of having a roommate and that you make so many new friends.
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