STANFORD COMMENCEMENT WEEKEND 2018 IN PICTURES

2018 COMMENCEMENT SPEECH BY STANFORD ALUMNUS STERLING K. BROWN

Following is the prepared text of remarks by Sterling K. Brown.

 
 
 

REMARKS BY STANFORD PRESIDENT MARC TESSIER-LAVIGNE AT THE 2018 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

Text of prepared remarks

Speakers stress importance of science, empathy at med school's 110th commencement

SPEAKERS STRESS IMPORTANCE OF SCIENCE, EMPATHY AT MED SCHOOL'S 110TH COMMENCEMENT

“Aim high and keep learning, be skeptical of accepted certainty and stay fast in the belief that facts matter,” Nobel laureate Paul...

 
 
 

STANFORD COMMENCEMENT 2018

Baccalaureate speaker asks for ‘justice warriors'

BACCALAUREATE SPEAKER ASKS FOR ‘JUSTICE WARRIORS'

Baccalaureate speaker Elizabeth Alexander, poet and president of the Mellon Foundation, encourages graduating students to lead lives...

 
 
 
Stanford students experience Korean peninsula politics firsthand

STANFORD STUDENTS EXPERIENCE KOREAN PENINSULA POLITICS FIRSTHAND

Students in the Ford Dorsey Master's Program in International Policy visited South Korea to learn from top-level diplomats.

Community building by way of ballet and bhangra

COMMUNITY BUILDING BY WAY OF BALLET AND BHANGRA

Leaders from student dance groups are invited to co-teach a course on dance forms from around the globe.

 
 
 
Stanford board chair gives Faculty Senate insight into trustees' work

STANFORD BOARD CHAIR GIVES FACULTY SENATE INSIGHT INTO TRUSTEES' WORK

The 50th Faculty Senate wrapped up its 2017-18 session with reports from Jeff Raikes, chair of Stanford's Board of Trustees, and the...

Engineering design course reaches its 50th year

ENGINEERING DESIGN COURSE REACHES ITS 50TH YEAR

Over the last half-century, students in the ME310 course have produced hundreds of prototypes for cameras, makeup, cars and much more....

 
 
 
Stanford to celebrate graduates during 127th Commencement Weekend

STANFORD TO CELEBRATE GRADUATES DURING 127TH COMMENCEMENT WEEKEND

Sterling K. Brown, an award-winning actor and alumnus, will give the Commencement address on Sunday in Stanford Stadium, and Elizabeth...

Education study shows where boys and girls do better in math, English

EDUCATION STUDY SHOWS WHERE BOYS AND GIRLS DO BETTER IN MATH, ENGLISH

A review of test scores from 10,000 school district finds that gender gaps in math and English vary with community wealth and racial...

 
 
 
The Singapore summit and Korean peninsula: Is de-nuclearization within reach?

THE SINGAPORE SUMMIT AND KOREAN PENINSULA: IS DE-NUCLEARIZATION WITHIN REACH?

International Law expert Allen Weiner explains key aspects of the negotiation.

Time capsule introduces Class of 2018 to the future

TIME CAPSULE INTRODUCES CLASS OF 2018 TO THE FUTURE

 
 
 
Could studying swarm behaviors teach us how to help drones fly safely?

COULD STUDYING SWARM BEHAVIORS TEACH US HOW TO HELP DRONES FLY SAFELY?

Civil engineers observe how flying insects avoid collisions, to help devise safe, self-regulated systems for drones and driverless...

Stanford's 2018 Cuthbertson, Dinkelspiel and Gores awards honor faculty, staff and students

STANFORD'S 2018 CUTHBERTSON, DINKELSPIEL AND GORES AWARDS HONOR FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENTS

Five members of the faculty, including the dean of research, a professor of English and a lecturer in the architectural design program,...

 
 
 
Senior examines effects of ancient artifacts on southeastern Sicilians' identities

SENIOR EXAMINES EFFECTS OF ANCIENT ARTIFACTS ON SOUTHEASTERN SICILIANS' IDENTITIES

Throughout history, many groups, including ancient Greeks and Romans, have colonized the island of Sicily. Stanford senior Madeleine...

Nectar research sheds light on ecological theory

NECTAR RESEARCH SHEDS LIGHT ON ECOLOGICAL THEORY

Different species almost always coexist, but how that works is complicated. Now, Stanford researchers have teased apart competing theories...

 
 
 
How do you explain Stanford's Wacky Walk?

HOW DO YOU EXPLAIN STANFORD'S WACKY WALK?

Stanford's Wacky Walk, an annual Commencement tradition, is a highly irreverent, often silly, generally entertaining and occasionally...

Fulbright Program awards grants to graduating seniors, alumni and graduate students

FULBRIGHT PROGRAM AWARDS GRANTS TO GRADUATING SENIORS, ALUMNI AND GRADUATE STUDENTS

Twenty people with Stanford affiliations have been awarded 2018-19 Fulbright grants to further their studies in countries around the...

 
 
 



Sheriff: Deputy sexually assaulted 4-year-old, threatened child's mom with...

Sheriff: Deputy sexually assaulted 4-year-old, threatened child's mom with deportation

Officials said the mother is an undocumented immigrant and the deputy allegedly told her if she went to authorities, he would report her. Read more ...

Yosemite's biggest restoration in history

Yosemite's biggest restoration in history

Yosemite National Park's giant sequoia trees now have a safer place to grow after $40 million in renovations designed to make the Mariposa Grove more peaceful. Read more ...

Shopper charged with making $1.3 million in fraudulent returns to Walmart

Shopper charged with making $1.3 million in fraudulent returns to Walmart

A 23-year-old Walmart shopper is accused of making fraudulent returns at more than 1,000 of the chain's stores across the country. Read more ...

Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at Walmart store

Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at Walmart store

Police say a gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store. Read more ...

Supreme Court Punts On Partisan Gerrymandering

Supreme Court Punts On Partisan Gerrymandering

This case has been one of the most closely watched this term. Read more ...

‘Gaming disorder' is now an official mental-health condition

‘Gaming disorder' is now an official mental-health condition

For video game addicts, it might be time to hit the restart button. Compulsive game playing is now a mental-health condition, the World Health Organization announced Monday in... Read more ...

Laura Bush condemns ‘cruel' immigration policy: ‘It breaks my heart'

Laura Bush condemns ‘cruel' immigration policy: ‘It breaks my heart'

Former First Lady Laura Bush pleaded for politicians to find a better way of securing the US borders than the current “zero-tolerance” immigration crackdown that so far has... Read more ...

World Cup 2018: Sweden vs. South Korea preview, players to watch, key stats

World Cup 2018: Sweden vs. South Korea preview, players to watch, key stats

Ahead of its Group F opener against South Korea, Sweden will not be affected by any media pressure, according to Albin Ekdal. Read more ...

Supreme Court sidesteps major rulings in gerrymandering cases

Supreme Court sidesteps major rulings in gerrymandering cases

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped major rulings on whether state lawmakers should face curbs on their ability to draw legislative districts purely for... Read more ...

The Latest: Sweden, South Korea 0-0 at halftime at World Cup

The Latest: Sweden, South Korea 0-0 at halftime at World Cup

MOSCOW - The Latest on Monday at the World Cup : Read more ...