Sophomore Sasankh Munukutla received a fellowship from Stanford to work at a nonprofit organization whose mobile app allows people who speak multiple languages to volunteer their skills as translators and interpreters to refugees and humanitarian aid workers.
Ayoade Balogun, who is pursuing bachelor’s degrees in African and African American studies and environmental systems engineering, recently returned to campus from a summer internship at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
This past summer, engineering graduate students Loza Tadesse and Tim Abate returned to their home country of Ethiopia to teach local college students about science research and educational opportunities.
Since surviving one of the country’s worst mass shootings, Tyah-Amoy Roberts has become a prominent and passionate advocate for safer communities. Today, she is among the members of the Stanford Class of 2023.
In a ceremony that marks the beginning of the academic year, Stanford leaders and a Stanford senior welcomed the university’s newest cohort of young scholars – the 1,702 first-year students and 20 transfer students – and their families and friends to the Farm.
No one can remember the last time it sprinkled during move-in day for first-year students and transfers. But the grey clouds did nothing to damper the spirits of the new undergraduates and their friends and families or the members of the university community who welcomed them to the Farm.
Stanford will welcome new undergraduates on Wednesday, Sept. 18 – move-in day – which is also the first day of New Student Orientation. The day will culminate with the 129th Opening Convocation Ceremony, which will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Main Quad Courtyard.