Nearly 500 graduate students from across Stanford participated in the Stanford Graduate Summer Institute (SGSI), a week-long collection of accelerated courses that are open to currently enrolled graduate students, free of charge.
Sharon Du selected as a 2022 James C. Gaither Junior Fellow
Each year hundreds of colleges and universities put forward nominees to the national fellowship program, which offers graduating seniors or recent graduates the opportunity to work as a research assistant for Carnegie’s senior scholars in Washington, D.C. Du has been selected for Carnegie’s Asia Program, focusing on China-U.S. relations.
Helena Zhang will graduate in June with a bachelor’s degree in human biology and a minor in art history. After a year serving the community as a Haas Center Community Impact Fellow, she plans to pursue a career as a doctor.
Adam Nayak, winner of the 2022 J.E. Wallace Sterling Award for outstanding leadership and service, will graduate in June with a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering and a minor in comparative studies in race and ethnicity. He plans to complete a degree in management science and engineering next year, then pursue a PhD with a sustainability and social impact focus.
Commencement Weekend was a double celebration for the graduating classes of 2020 and 2022, with an estimated 23,000 family, friends, and grads gathering on the Farm to mark the occasion. Photographer Don Feria captured the highlights.
Gaurab Banerjee, a leader in Stanford’s social dance community and a member of the Axe Committee, will graduate in June with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer science. He plans to work in the artificial intelligence industry and later in community development.