Category: Stanford Events

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be the 2013 Commencement speaker at Stanford

March 4, 2013 11:22 pm
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be the 2013 Commencement speaker at Stanford University. Stanford’s 122nd Commencement Weekend, which is scheduled for June 14-16, also will feature a Class Day lecture by Mehran Sahami, associate professor of computer science, and a Baccalaureate address by alumna Valarie Kaur, post-9/11 civil rights advocate and interfaith organizer.… Read more New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be the 2013 Commencement speaker at Stanford

Bing Concert Hall to be featured during Parents' Weekend, Feb. 22-23

December 11, 2012 10:32 pm
The Bing Concert Hall, Stanford’s new performance venue, will be featured during upcoming Parents’ Weekend activities, Feb. 22-23. Parents will be offered a special tour of the Bing Concert Hall and a 40-minute concert featuring faculty and student performers. The new concert hall, which was officially opened to the public in January, is considered among… Read more Bing Concert Hall to be featured during Parents' Weekend, Feb. 22-23

2012 Commencement weekend at Stanford

June 26, 2012 10:30 pm
More than 25,000 family members and friends gathered for Stanford’s 121st Commencement weekend June 14-17, 2012. The keynote of Sunday’s Commencement ceremony was an address by Stanford alumnus Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, N.J. He spoke to the graduates who entered Stanford Stadium with the traditional Wacky Walk. Highlights on Saturday included the Baccalaureate address… Read more 2012 Commencement weekend at Stanford

Abraham Verghese in, football out, at this year’s New Student Orientation

August 8, 2011 10:46 pm
There will be no football game, but the Class of 2015 can look forward to learning how to pursue all of their passions during this year’s New Student Orientation, scheduled for Sept. 20-25. The official university welcome and orientation for freshmen and incoming transfer students will offer a variety of programs to introduce new students… Read more Abraham Verghese in, football out, at this year’s New Student Orientation