September 2, 2018

Jenny Hsu is a medical writer based in San Francisco. She works for a global agency that provides communications for the biotech and pharma industries. She recently graduated from the PhD program in Genetics at Stanford, and in her free time she enjoys trail running an...

July 25, 2018

Jessica Diaz is a graduate student in the Neurosciences program at Stanford.  She studies the development of a specific type of neuron (a neuron is a brain cell) that projects to the spinal cord, and how understanding this might help inform regenerative therapies for c...

September 15, 2017

The list below reflects some guiding principles to help streamline implementation of the Stanford Penpal Program.  

The author, Erika Hesterberg, worked as a teacher in a Title I school on the edge of the Navajo Nation. In her time teaching, she partnered with the Stanf...

July 20, 2017

Stanford Science Penpals was established in 2014 by our founders Teni and Amanda and ran its first pilot penpal program in the spring of 2015. Since then, we have expanded our reach to over 100 scientist-student pairings across California, New Mexico, and Texas with gr...

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