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Discover Stanford For You

February 10, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:40am
Live online (via Zoom)

This year, get connected with one of our world’s premier research universities and learn a few things along the way! Discover Stanford For You is an opportunity to learn about Stanford’s mission, groundbreaking research, and purposeful impact in the world. We invite you to engage with us as we share the benefits of a global research university.

Each Discover Stanford for You session is curated to showcase timely research and feature groundbreaking ways Stanford is working with global partners to solve our most pressing problems.

Our program begins with an introduction to Stanford's history and values, followed by presentations from faculty who are experts in their fields. There will opportunities to ask questions and learn about staying engaged with Stanford. We are confident you will leave the session invigorated and informed of some of the ways Stanford contributes to the world. This virtual event is free and open to the community.

SCHEDULEFacilitator: Jennifer Deitz, Associate Dean and Director, Continuing Studies

10:00 - 10:10 am (PT): Welcome and Opening RemarksMartin Shell, Vice President and Chief External Relations Officer10:10 - 10:25 am (PT): Presentation 1: Stanford's LegacyMatthew Tiews, Interim Senior Associate Vice President for the Arts, Associate Vice President for Campus Engagement10:25 - 10:55 am (PT): Presentation 2: COVID-19 Vaccines: What We KnowBonnie Maldonado, Senior Associate Dean, Faculty Development and Diversity, Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology and Population Health11:00 - 11:30 am (PT): Presentation 3: The Latest on Climate Change SolutionsChris Field, Melvin and Joan Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Director, Woods Institute for the Environment, Professor of Earth System Science, of Biology and Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy11:30 - 11:40 am (PT): Presentation 4: Closing ReflectionSrinija Srinivasan, Member, Board of Trustees

Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Continuing Studies and Stanford Office of External Engagement
Contact Email: 
continuingstudies@stanford.edu