Tag: John Hennessy

Statement by Stanford President John Hennessy on the legacy of Steve Jobs

by on October 6, 2011 11:05 am
“Steve Jobs was an extraordinary man, and I am deeply saddened to learn of his death. A pioneer in the computer industry, his creativity and vision are legend. But he was also a great communicator, who was able to cultivate innovation in others. When he spoke at Stanford’s 2005 Commencement, he told our students that… Read more Statement by Stanford President John Hennessy on the legacy of Steve Jobs

Felipe Calderón shares touching moments with students

by on June 13, 2011 4:04 am
During his visit to Stanford this weekend, Mexican President FELIPE CALDERÓN took time out to share some intimate, behind-the-scenes moments with Stanford students. At the formal Saturday evening Commencement dinner, which recognizes the Commencement speakers and the Gores, Dinkelspiel and Cuthbertson award winners, guests were entertained by Mariachi Cardenal de Stanford, which performed traditional folk… Read more Felipe Calderón shares touching moments with students

Amy J. Blue Awards ceremony on video

by on May 20, 2011 4:00 am
On Tuesday, May 17, President John Hennessy presided over the Amy J. Blue Awards ceremony.  Because of the rainy weather, the celebration was held  inside Lagunita Dining Hall, rather than its usual spot in the outdoor courtyard. Still, it was a bright day for this year’s  honorees: MANUEL  BAUTISTA, a plumber in Student Housing; DEAN… Read more Amy J. Blue Awards ceremony on video