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This live orientation covers your responsibility as a student and the logistics of completing Stanford coursework at a distance. Topics Include Programs and distance learning options Registration basics How to access lecture videos Class participation at a distance Homework and exam logistics Course materials and websites Technical assistance for videos, audio, etc. ...and more! Learn more: http://scpd.stanford.edu/programs/courses/graduate-courses
An estimated 30,000 people made their way to the Eucalyptus Grove on campus for the annual Stanford Powwow. Attendees from around the country celebrated Native cultures through traditional songs, dances, and events. Organized by the Stanford American Indian Organization (SAIO), the event is the largest student-run powwow in the United States.
Academics, commercial robot manufacturers and hobbyists showed off their skills and creations at Stanford's second-annual Robot Block Party. Related article: http://news.stanford.edu/news/2011/april/robot-block-party-041811.html Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford News: http://news.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
In conjuction with the Innovative Sweden exhibition held at Stanford University's Alumni center, the Swedish Institute organized an alumni meeting for Americans that have studied in Sweden. Speakers include Annika Rembe (Director General, SI), Christian Quarles Van Ufford (Vice President, Director Global Marketing, Metro), Cecilia Hertz (Founder & CEO of Umbilical Design) and Nils Welin (Chairman, Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, SF). The event was moderated by Dr. Anna Stenport (Director of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Illinois & Anna Lindh Fellow at Stanford University)
Amin Arbabian, an assistant professor of Electrical Engineering, discusses the ant-size radio he created, an inexpensive, self-powered radio controller that provides the web of connectivity and control between the global Internet and smart household devices – an essential requirement for the Internet of Everything. See more information about Stanford Engineering's EngX symposium: https://engineering.stanford.edu/event/internet-everything-stanford-engineering-symposium See Asst. Professor Arbabian's full presentation here: http://www.slideshare.net/Stanford_Engineering/amin-arbabian-stanford-engineering-internet-of-things-as-connected-intelligence-radios-for-this-new-era
At the 36th annual ENCORE Award event on October 2, 2013, Stanford Graduate School of Business honored Tesla Motor CEO and Product Architect, Elon Musk. Chairman of the ENCORE Selection Committee Geoff Yang (MBA '85) describes why Tesla Motors was selected: 04:20 Fireside Chat with Steve Jurvetson (MBA '95) and Elon Musk: 07:55 Elon Musk discusses 3 areas he thought would have a positive impact on the future: Sustainable energy, Internet and making life multi-planetary 09:00 Elon Musk: "I didn't get into any of this with the expectation of success." 10:46 Why Elon Musk decided to study at Stanford in 1995 11:23 Choosing to focus on the Internet versus electric vehicle technology 11:45 Humble beginnings: When Elon Musk started his first Internet company 13:35 Elon Musk on being t...
Walmart CEO Doug McMillon shared how he's leading change and evolving the business of a 52 year-old company: "When making decisions, move with speed but use collective wisdom." During an interview at Stanford Graduate School of Business, McMillon also discussed the impact of globalization and culture on today’s business strategy. This video is part of a Global Speaker Series and View From The Top series co-sponsored event at Stanford Graduate School of Business.
At the 38th annual ENCORE Award event on September 24, 2015, the Stanford Graduate School of Business honored Alibaba Group. Jack Ma, Lead Founder and Executive Chairman, discussed entrepreneurship in a fireside chat with Yahoo! founder Jerry Yang, BS/MS ’90.
There is no longer any doubt: We are entering a mass extinction that threatens humanity's existence. That is the bad news at the center of a new study by a group of scientists including Paul Ehrlich, the Bing Professor of Population Studies in biology and a senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. Ehrlich and his co-authors call for fast action to conserve threatened species, populations and habitat, but warn that the window of opportunity is rapidly closing. Read more: http://stanford.io/1RgQBMj
Ginsburg, an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, offered her personal reflections on life during the event in Stanford Memorial Church. The lecture honors the late Stanford Law School Professor Harry Rathbun, who delivered his renowned “Last Lecture” annually from the 1930s through the 1950s.
More than 3,600 family members participated in the 2014 Parents' Weekend at Stanford. The annual event gives family members a taste of what life is like for their Stanford undergraduates - and, of course, allows them to spend time with their kids as well.
President John Hennessy, Dean Claude Steele, Professor Michael Kirst and Professor Rachel Lotan discuss: How can we attract our most talented students into careers in education -- especially teaching? Featuring: John Hennessy, President of Stanford University Claude Steele, Dean of the Stanford Graduate School of Education Michael Kirst, President of the California State Board of Education Rachel Lotan, Director of the Stanford Teacher Education Program Moderated by SPREES Founder and President Julia Quintero The Stanford Pre-Education Society (SPREES) is Stanford University's first pre-professional society for undergraduates pursuing careers in education, particularly teaching. We believe in encouraging a new generation of talented students to pursue careers in education and provid...
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On December 8, 2014, Stanford’s Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance hosted the panel discussion “Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values” examining the inner workings of a highly unique organization that is well regarded for a reputation of integrity. The discussion was moderated by Brian Tayan, and featured Lawrence Cunningham, author of Berkshire Beyond Buffet and Professor of Law at George Washington University; Susan L. Decker, Director, Berkshire Hathaway Corporation, Costco Wholesale Corporation, and Intel Corporation; Brad Kinstler, President & CEO of See's Candies and a longtime Berkshire Hathaway team member; and famed investor Tom Russo, partner at Gardner Russo & Gardner., partner at Gardner Russo & Gardner as panelists.