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Head shot of Elizabeth Alexander
Apr 9 2018
Writer, poet and memoirist Elizabeth Alexander has been named as speaker for this year’s Baccalaureate. The multifaith celebration will take place on Saturday, June 16, at 10 a.m. in the Main Quad.
A man, woman and child sit on the grass. The woman wears a Stanford sweatshirt.
Apr 3 2018
The Stanford Families Working Advisory Group today released a report offering recommendations to address many of the challenges experienced by graduate student parents who juggle demanding academic, research and family responsibilities.
A "Welcome" sign with red and white balloons.
Apr 2 2018
Students admitted to the Class of 2022 represent all 50 states, plus Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Of the admitted class, 11.4 percent are international students by citizenship, representing 63 countries. The new class is 50.8 percent male and 49.2 percent female.
Adriena Brown and another person talking
Mar 16 2018
Themed “Uplifting Voices: Advocacy, Belonging and Community,” a three-day national conference held at Stanford earlier this month brought together approximately 200 first-generation students and 50 administrators representing colleges and universities from across the country. 
Two students at a poster session
Mar 15 2018
Stanford will welcome prospective graduate students to campus Friday, March 16, for Graduate Recruitment and Diversity Day, an annual event designed to help recruit outstanding scholars who would contribute to the diversity of their academic fields and to the university’s graduate community.