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Updates from previous FAST sessions

Academic year of FAST

Stanford Symposium - March 22, 2019


Thank you everyone for a great symposium and a great year at FAST!

Additional photos are available here: 2019 FAST Symposium

FAST Symposium 2019 group photo

Session 13 - March 16, 2019

Session 12 - March 9, 2019 (JAMES LICK ONLY)

Session 12 - March 3, 2019 (SUNDAY, ANDREW HILL ONLY)

Session 11 - February 9, 2019

Student and mentor wearing gloves and talking Student measuring plants with a ruler Students working on a robot with a mentor

Session 10 - January 26, 2019

  • Discuss summer internships
  • Work on sciencepalooza!

Student with electronics project materials looking at computer Student and mentor pouring household detergents into beakers Students and mentor look at a laptop labeled MatLab

Session 9 - January 12, 2019

  • Happy New Year, and welcome back to FAST!
  • Fill out sciencepalooza! application

Session 8 - December 8, 2018

  • Last FAST session of the year!
  • Mid-year surveys for mentors and students

Projects are making good progress! Students and mentors figured out a plan for dealing with experiments over the next five weeks until the next session. Mentors at James Lick performed songs with lyrics written by students in Gladiator Karaoke!




Students and mentor attach an EEG to a student Student and mentor pipette from a container of water Student fills a balloon

Session 7 - November 17, 2018

  • continue working on projects
  • continue working on Synopsys applications

Last session before Synopsys applications are due! Students worked hard to finish their materials and methods or continue working on experiments.

Student looks closely at an aquarium containing snails and glowing purple Mentors and students sitting around tables and working on computers

Session 6 - November 10, 2018

  • continue working on projects
  • continue working on Synopsys applications

Andrew Hill students attended the workshops on the SAT/ACT and financial aid that James Lick had last session. James Lick students did the cup stacking challenge!

Mentor discusses with students in an auditorium Presentation to students, slide says "Let's Get This Bread" and has a photo of Obama (who did not say the quote) Students sit around a table and work together to stack cups