The nation’s only program to have participated at every NCAA championship since the event’s inception in 2001, Stanford women’s water polo defeated USC 11-9 on Sunday night to win their ninth NCAA title.
The Stanford Historical Society recently convened Stanford and Berkeley alumni to recount the bizarre events surrounding the end of the 1982 Big Game – which has since become one of the most iconic plays in American college sports history.
During the annual Convocation celebration to mark the start of the new academic year, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne urged new students to prepare for the future by exploring broadly and engaging deeply.
Gaurab Banerjee, a leader in Stanford’s social dance community and a member of the Axe Committee, graduates with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer science. He plans to work in the artificial intelligence industry and later in community development.
Mary Cooper, who grew up in a military family, graduates with a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering and computer science. After a summer working at SpaceX and a semester of study at Oxford, she’ll return to earn a master’s degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering.