The stellar line-up includes pianist Lang Lang, banjo and bluegrass virtuoso Rhiannon Giddens, acclaimed violinist Joshua Bell, Afro-Cuban jazz exponent Chucho Valdés and multimedia artist Laurie Anderson.
This year’s Tanner Lectures on Human Values will feature Princeton University economists Anne Case and Nobel laureate Angus Deaton. The two will discuss the growing health epidemics caused by rising inequality in the United States.
Two Stanford graduate students are helping underrepresented students in the Chemistry Department chat with faculty they relate to over breakfast. Their group aims to establish a community and facilitate conversations about diversity in science.
Stanford will welcome prospective graduate students to campus for Graduate Recruitment and Diversity Day, an annual event designed to help recruit outstanding scholars who would contribute to the diversity of their academic fields.