Stanford University Campus Tour
>>[music] Stanford University.
[music]>>My name is Christian. I’m a junior, majoring in Political Science.>>I’m Karen Scribner, a senior majoring
in Human Biology.>>Welcome to Stanford.
>>Our tour begins at Stanford Stadium, home to Cardinal football.
Stanford Stadium was completed in 2006 and holds 50,000 football fans.
This is the oval. We’ve got the palm-lined sweep Palm Drive
leading up into the quad culminating in the church.
This istheStanford picture. Welcome to the Main Quad everyone.
This is where the School of Humanities and Sciences is located.
The Quad has been here since the university opened in 1891.
>>Maples Pavilion is home to Stanford volleyball and basketball.
Come out to Sunken Diamond to watch Cardinal baseball.
>>The quad is made primarily of sandstone.
Each column is unique because each was carved by hand.
>>Avery Aquatic Center is one of the finest collegiate aquatic centers in the
country.>>Each graduating class gets a class
plaque in the Main Quad. In it, class members create a time
capsule.>>Stanford athletics supports about 800
scholar athletes in 35 varsity sports. And it’s winner of over 100 NCAA
championships and 18 directors cups.>>Dedicated in 1941, Hoover Tower is more
than just a nice landmark on campus. It houses the Hoover Institution on War,
Revolution and Peace.>>The new Science and Engineering quad at
Stanford is the hub of interdisciplinary learning and research and home to the
School of Engineering.>>This is the Graduate School of
Business. Ranked number one in the country, this is
the newest part of campus.>>The Yang and Yamazaki Environment and
Energy building is home to Environmental Science programs in the School of Earth
Sciences. The Y2E2 building sets a new standard for
sustainable architecture on campus.>>The Stanford Law School is the oldest
professional school of the university. Notable alumni include three US Supreme
Court justices.>>The Stanford School of Medicine is a
world leader in medical training and research.
The Row offers student housing for Greek organizations, cultural, and academic
houses.>>Now we find ourselves in White Plaza,
the center for student life on campus. At the heart of White Plaza, we have the
Claw Fountain. Now, one of those traditions that’s unique
to Stanford, is fountain hopping. The Stanford School of Education is the
second oldest school of education in United States.
It offer its first PhD in 1916. The Cantor Art Center has a wonderful
collection of works on display. And one of the largest collections of
Rodin’s sculptures outside of Paris.>>At the end of the day, come finish off
your tour with a hike through the foothills to the Dish, for some nice
views of campus. If you are interested in taking a tour
yourself, please come to the Stanford Visitor Center.
We offer guided tours daily. For more information, please go to our
website at visit.stanford.edu.>>Thanks for watching and we hope to see
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