Tag: New Student Orientation
Transfer students and the Class of 2023 arriving at Stanford
September 16, 2019 11:20 pmStanford is rolling out its cardinal red carpet on Wednesday, Sept. 18, for its newest residents – first-year and transfer students who will be moving into their new campus homes. When 1,727 new students – including 1,707 first-year students and 20 transfer students – arrive on campus, they will experience New Student Orientation (NSO), a… Read more Transfer students and the Class of 2023 arriving at Stanford
Residence staff welcome first-year students to the punny Farm
September 21, 2018 11:19 pmThe Stanford autumn quarter tradition of adopting witty and memorable themes for residence halls was on full display Thursday when first-year students moved into their new homes. Each year, resident assistants and other staff – upperclass students whose job is to help build community in the university’s dorms and houses – strive to select a… Read more Residence staff welcome first-year students to the punny Farm
Stanford president urges new students to explore, connect and contribute
September 21, 2018 11:15 pmAt the 128th Opening Convocation Ceremony on Thursday, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne encouraged new undergraduate students to “look beyond what you already know and seek a breadth of experiences” at the university. “No matter what field you plan to go into, employers want to hire graduates who are trained to think and to see the… Read more Stanford president urges new students to explore, connect and contribute
New students engage in 'Three Books Chats'
August 27, 2018 5:58 pmDuring a recent online discussion about Signs Preceding the End of the World, incoming Stanford students posed questions, discussed themes and shared favorite passages from the novel, which they read over the summer under the Three Books program. Signs, written by contemporary Mexican author Yuri Herrera, tells the apocalyptic story of a young woman, Makina,… Read more New students engage in 'Three Books Chats'
Three Books program focuses on sustainability and equity
July 25, 2017 3:36 pmFollowing 13 years of tradition, Stanford’s incoming, first-year students received a special package for the summer: three books, carefully curated by a Stanford faculty member. Their assignment: read all three prior to New Student Orientation, which begins Sept. 19 and will include a panel discussion with the authors. This year’s selections for the Three Books… Read more Three Books program focuses on sustainability and equity