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'You are the master of your fate,' president tells freshmen

Photo of Hennessy at Convocation

Drawing inspiration from Nelson Mandela's Long Walk to Freedom, President John Hennessy urged new students to embrace the many learning opportunities at Stanford. At the annual Convocation ceremony, he said, "You are the master of your fate for the next four years."

The Class of 2014 moves in amidst much excitement

Photo of move-in

In keeping with tradition, university officials, resident fellows and resident assistants were on hand first thing Tuesday morning to give new students and their families a warm welcome to Stanford during move-in day. There was much yelling, singing and excitement.

Matthew Tiews to direct arts programming at Stanford

Photo of Matthew Tiews

After a nationwide search, Matthew Tiews, associate director of the Stanford Humanities Center, has been named the university's first executive director of arts programs. The new position brings arts endeavors under one umbrella within the School of Humanities and Sciences.

Campus Announcements »

  • Milton Van Dyke memorial is Sept. 19: A celebration of life will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 19, at the Stanford Faculty Club for Milton Van Dyke, a professor emeritus of mechanical engineering and of aeronautics and astronautics. He died May 10 at age 87.
  • SiCa annual report available: Check out the newly available annual report of the Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts, which infuses the arts into the fabric of the university. Learn more about this past year's events and programs, grants, visiting artists and more.
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Welcome to the punny farm! Residences choose hilarious themes to celebrate move-in day. Our favorite? LARKalvIN and Hobbes....

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