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Ken Burns

Five things for parents to know about Stanford’s 2016 Commencement Weekend

April 29, 2016 11:03 am
Stanford already has begun preparing for Commencement Weekend 2016, which will be held June 11 and 12. The event will attract some 30,000 people to the Stanford campus. Here are five things parents might like to know as they prepare for the big event. Who is giving the Commencement speech this year? Filmmaker Ken Burns… Read more Five things for parents to know about Stanford’s 2016 Commencement Weekend
Dereca Blackmon

At Stanford, inclusion is everyone's work

April 15, 2016 9:44 am
When the Marshall Scholarship selection committee invited Alejandro Ruizesparza to the British Consulate-General office in Chicago for an interview, the Stanford senior faced a small, but significant, problem. Ruizesparza, who is the first member of his family to attend a four-year university, didn’t own a suit. Under a new program Stanford launched last fall, known… Read more At Stanford, inclusion is everyone's work
Helen Wilson

Confidential Support Team offers 'first stop' for students impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence

April 15, 2016 9:31 am
Helen Wilson recently became director of the Confidential Support Team (CST), a Stanford center that offers support and counseling to students impacted by sexual assault and relationship violence, including domestic abuse, intimate partner abuse, stalking, and sexual or gender-based harassment. The CST is jointly sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the… Read more Confidential Support Team offers 'first stop' for students impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence

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