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Bing Overseas Program in Hong Kong postponed

August 22, 2019 11:31 pm
The Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) in Hong Kong for Autumn Quarter 2019 has been suspended because of concerns about student safety and security. This was to be the first quarter of Stanford’s new program in Hong Kong, and BOSP expects the program will move forward in autumn 2020. BOSP has notified the 25 students… Read more Bing Overseas Program in Hong Kong postponed

Three Books program invites new students to think about cities

August 12, 2019 10:35 pm
In late June, Stanford mailed books to more than 1,700 incoming undergraduates for this year’s Three Books program, which serves as an introduction to new students to intellectual life on the Farm through the shared experience of reading, thinking about and discussing the same books. The packages, sent to first-year and transfer students, were mailed… Read more Three Books program invites new students to think about cities
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Money skills for life

July 12, 2019 10:08 pm
Stanford students interested in making more informed financial decisions are getting free tips with a new 1:1 Financial Coaching resource. From saving to investing to paying for graduate school, the program is a valuable resource for any undergraduate, graduate student and postdoc, regardless of how much or how little money they have. Offered through Stanford’s… Read more Money skills for life
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Vaden Health Center publishes new edition of Student Health Matters

July 11, 2019 9:00 pm
Vaden Health Center has published the 2019-20 edition of Student Health Matters, the annual guide for students about how to care for their health while at Stanford. With one edition this year for both incoming and returning students, the guide describes the university’s entrance health requirements, the university health insurance requirement, and all policies and… Read more Vaden Health Center publishes new edition of Student Health Matters
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Stanford students help each other prepare for a career in the art world

July 1, 2019 9:39 pm
After recognizing that there was not anything like it on campus, two Stanford students have founded a student arts organization with a dual mission: to strengthen the arts community on campus and to provide students potential career pathways in the arts. Established in 2017 by art history coterms Reilly Clark and Reily Haag, the Professional… Read more Stanford students help each other prepare for a career in the art world
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Apple's Tim Cooks calls on graduates to be builders and to take responsibility

June 16, 2019 11:36 pm
Commencement speaker and Apple CEO Tim Cook urged 2019 Stanford graduates to learn to take responsibility for that which they take credit, to lead lives of purpose marked by humility and to be builders with enduring legacies. Cook spoke to some 30,000 attendees, including graduates and their family and friends Sunday morning in Stanford Stadium.… Read more Apple's Tim Cooks calls on graduates to be builders and to take responsibility
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Don't allow fear to override your commitment to faith, graduates urged

June 16, 2019 6:32 pm
See the full story and video in Stanford Report. Amid adversity, never be afraid of what you are destined to do, said Ibtihaj Muhammad, an activist, entrepreneur and Olympic athlete, at Stanford’s Baccalaureate ceremony, a multifaith celebration for graduating students and their families and friends. “Each time you have to choose how to deal with… Read more Don't allow fear to override your commitment to faith, graduates urged
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Stanford's 128th Commencement Weekend

June 13, 2019 5:51 pm
Stanford will celebrate the graduates of the Class of 2019 during Commencement Weekend, which begins this evening, Thursday, June 13, with Senior Dinner on the Quad and ends with a host of diploma ceremonies and receptions on Sunday afternoon. The main event, the 128th Commencement, will take place Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.… Read more Stanford's 128th Commencement Weekend

What you should know about Commencement Weekend

May 20, 2019 6:40 pm
Stanford is preparing to welcome some 30,000 family members and other visitors for Commencement Weekend, which is June 13 to 16. Here are some things families might find useful to know in advance about Stanford’s graduation. You will need a clear bag to enter Stanford Stadium. For safety reasons, family and friends can only bring… Read more What you should know about Commencement Weekend
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Stanford Student Affairs adds three new staff members

May 14, 2019 10:29 pm
Three staff positions that serve Stanford students were recently filled. Two are newly appointed associate deans of students who will also oversee the Black Community Services Center and El Centro Chicano y Latino. The third is an associate vice provost position, which was newly created to promote inclusion, community and integrative learning. Emelyn dela Peña… Read more Stanford Student Affairs adds three new staff members