Helena Zhang graduates 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, graduates 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.
No Stanford Commencement would be complete without the “Wacky Walk,” the university's nontraditional tradition where graduating seniors parade in homemade costumes that range from the satirical to the sublime to sometimes silly.
Yvette A. Flunder, a pastor whose work links gospel and social ministries, and Simran Jeet Singh, an educator and writer who advocates for religious and racial tolerance, will speak at Commencement Weekend 2022.