With speeches, sermons, songs and smiles, festooned mortar boards and crazy costumes, the Stanford community celebrated the Class of 2016's farewell to the Farm. University photographer Linda A. Cicero captured some of the festivities.
Five members of the faculty, a staff member in academic advising and three students, including an undergraduate earning a coterminal master's degree and two PhD candidates, will receive awards on Sunday, June 12, at the 125th Commencement.
The Most Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori, head of the Episcopal Church until November 2015, will serve as the 2016 Stanford Baccalaureate speaker on June 11. Jefferts Schori graduated from Stanford in 1974 with a degree in biology.