1.Stanford University is sometimes called "the Harvard of the West".The closeness of Stanford to San Francisco,a city thirty-two miles to the north,gives the university a decidedly cosmopolitan (世界性的) flavor.
2.The students are enrolled mainly from the western United States.But most of the fifty states send students to Stanford,and many foreign student study here,as well.And standards for admission remain high.Young men and women are selected to enter the university from the upper fifteen percent of their high school classes.
3.Not only because of the high caliber (素质) of its students but also because of the desirable location and climate,Stanford has attracted to its faculty some of the world's most respected scholars.The university staff has included many Nobel Prize winners in various fields.Stanford's undergraduate school of engineering and its graduate schools of business law,and medicine are especially well-regarded.
4.What is student life like on "The Farm"? Culturally,the campus is a magnet for both students and citizens of nearby communities.Plays,concerts,and operas are performed in the university's several auditoriums and in its outdoor theater,where graduations are also held.Several film series are presented during the school year.Guest lecturers from public and academic life frequently appear on campus.For the sports-minded,the Stanford campus offers highly developed athletic facilities.Team sports,swimming,and track and field activity are all very much part of the Stanford picture.So are bicycling and jogging.
5.In addition to financial support from alumni (校友),Stanford receives grants from the government and from private charities.In recent years,government grants have made.Possible advanced studies in the fields of history,psychology,education,and atomic energy.At present Stanford is carrying out all ambitious building program,financed in part by the Ford Foundation's 25 million grant.Recently added to the campus ale a new physics building.New school of business,new graduate school of law,new student union,and undergraduate library.
A.Colorful Life on Campus
B.Intelligent Student Body
E.Substantial Financial Support
F.Rich European Flavor
27、Stanford University attracts students from__________.
28、The faculty of the university boasts some of the world's__________.
29、The university offers a rich variety of__________.
30、The development of the university relies to a certain extent on__________.
A.both indoors and outdoors
B.both home and abroad
C.most distinguished scholars
F.external financial support
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