In water, forest, and lab Stanford ‘SoCo’ examines Alaska’s natural systems

Twelve sophomores from Stanford University are in Sitka this month for a 3-week field course studying human and natural systems in Southeast Alaska. The course is taught by a combination of four graduate instructors, visiting Stanford professors, and local experts. It’s called a “SoCo” -- or Sophomore College. SoCo teaching assistant Caitlin Woolsey sent this audio postcard from what is proving to be a hands-on adventure in higher education. Read More