Despite the challenges that pandemic precautions brought to this year’s Commencement, traditional words of advice and congratulations still made for a celebratory occasion. Photographer Andrew Brodhead captured some of the festivities.
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<div id="story-head" class="row"> <div class="col-lg-10 col-lg-offset-1 col-md-12" role="main"> <p class="excerpt">Issa Rae, a writer, actor and producer known for her wit, wisdom and creativity, said the community she built at Stanford was the reason she was able to pursue her dreams.</p> </div> </div>
Stanford graduate Atul Gawande, a Brigham and Women’s Hospital surgeon, Harvard professor and best-selling author, encouraged advanced degree recipients to be open to trying just about everything.
Stanford’s Commencement ceremony for the Senior Class of 2021 began with Wacky Walk, the university’s nontraditional procession of graduates into Stanford Stadium.
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