Our Stories

The Stanford Summer Humanities Institute delves into the big issues at the heart of the humanities by leveraging the interactions between distinguished Stanford faculty and academically talented and intellectually curious high school students. 

As the program is residential, students are immersed in their study. Classroom discussions continue into the dining halls and throughout the evening. Students have described the experience as life-changing.

Watch these two videos and learn more about our programs and their effect on participants.  The first video focuses on the Summer Humanities Institute (5:33 min).  The second video features a broad range of students from last year's Pre-Collegiate summer programs and highlights their experiences (4 min).