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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

law & policy

What the verdict means

Stanford scholars discuss what the guilty-on-all-counts verdict in the death of George Floyd means as the nation moves forward in ensuring racial justice.

Symbol of justice

University affairs

In-person Commencement

In a message to the campus community, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne announces that the university will hold two in-person Commencement ceremonies.

Commencement flags


Junior wins Congressional award

James Kanoff, who co-founded the Farmlink Project at the start of the pandemic, shares a Congressional Medal of Honor Society Service Award. 

James Kanoff

UIT Technology Training Frontiers of Social Innovation


  • Community gathering: Join the Office for Religious and Spiritual Life for a noon, virtual community gathering to hold space today in the wake of the Derek Chauvin verdict for the murder of George Floyd. The service will include readings, prayers, music and reflections. Learn more.
  • Staff Home Purchase Assistance Program Information Sessions: Attend a one-hour information session tomorrow, April 22, at either 1 p.m. or 6 p.m. to learn more about the newly launched program for staff interested in buying a home. A shared equity down-payment program is a unique feature of the program, which is available in most of the counties within the SF Bay Area. View a program overview and sign up for a session.
  • Faculty Senate: At the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, April 22, senators will hear recommendations from the Committee on Research for a Pilot Program for PI Eligibility Waivers and an interim report from the Committee on 10. Discussion is limited to members of the senate, but members of the Stanford community who wish to observe the meeting may contact Adrienne Emory at
  • Administrative Professionals' Day: Today, Wednesday, is Administrative Professionals' Day. Take time to show appreciation by sending a digital card. Learn more.

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