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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Stanford's 129th Opening Convocation

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne encouraged new students to explore with the determination "of a Leonardo" — da Vinci, that is — during Opening Convocation, which marks the beginning of the new academic year. Read more.

campus life

A warm welcome to Stanford

Move-in day was both exciting and bittersweet for new students and their families, including this father and daughter at Larkin Hall. See the slideshow.

Dad and daughter carrying belongings into Larkin


What do teens care about?

Education scholars led by Antero Garcia analyzed thousands of student letters from the last election to see what teenagers considered most urgent.

Antero Garcia



  • BeWell Harvest Festival: On Thursday, Oct. 3, take a break from work and get out to see the BeWell Community Gardens on Oak Road next to Sandhill Field during the Fourth Annual BeWell Harvest Festival from 10:30 to 1 p.m. Learn more.
  • Professional development: Register now for fall professional development courses. Subjects addressed range from communication styles to design thinking to emotional intelligence. All courses are STAP-funds eligible. Learn more.

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