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Family Weekend 2023

Family Weekend is a long-standing Stanford tradition, offering parents a window into student’s life on campus and seeing Stanford through their eyes.

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Scenes from Family Weekend 2023

Stanford’s annual Family Weekend brought relatives and loved ones to campus for a glimpse into life on the Farm. See the highlights.

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‘Lost Birds’ memorial comes to campus

Artist Todd McGrain’s bird memorial documenting a changing world can now be seen on the Stanford campus. A companion documentary film screening and musical performance are scheduled for Family Weekend.

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Family Weekend begins today

Stanford is expecting record attendance for Family Weekend, Friday and Saturday, where families are invited to tours, open houses, lectures, performances, and more.

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The urgent and beautiful work of healing

Artist-scholar Karishma Bhagani’s graduate repertory play about grief and loss is informed by her research on African and South Asian diaspora storytelling.

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STANFORD magazine —

Meet Stanford’s first Black administrator

Sam McDonald came to campus to build roads and departed with one named after him.

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Stanford Medicine magazine —

Paul Berg explained protein synthesis in a 1971 film ‘epic on the cellular level’

Paul Berg explains how a ribosome translates a messenger RNA strand into a chain of amino acids in a 1971 film starring Stanford students in the roles of mRNA, tRNA, ribosomes, and amino acids.

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Stanford Transportation —

A #vanlife love story

SLAC's Sarah Gooding spoke with Stanford Transportation about commuting, outdoor adventure, and finding love on the road.

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When Rosa Parks came to Stanford

Thirty three years ago this week, the civil rights activist met with Arroyo House residents and attended a community event celebrating her legacy.

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Stanford Medicine —

Telehelp Ukraine’s creative, compassionate care

What began as an idea for connecting U.S. doctors with patients in war-torn Ukraine has become a thriving telehealth service with providers from around the world.

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