Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone brought his new documentary “The Bomb” to Stanford for a two-hour screening and panel discussion in the Lane History Corner last week. The panel included Daniel Ellsberg and historian Peter Kuznick.
Speakers & Events
“Stanford is the kind of place where you do think about achieving goals that are incredible and you do get encouragement from being around people that set those goals just like you do,” said Ellen Ochoa M.S. ’81 Ph.D. ’85, the first Hispanic woman in space, on Monday night in Cemex Auditorium at an event highlighting the accomplishments of three Stanford alumnae astronauts.
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Mark Zuckerberg and a number of prominent Silicon Valley figures discussed their experiences with founding and growing startup companies at Startup School 2012.
William G. Bowen, former president of Princeton University, drew attention to the crippling debt burden placed on students by universities in his two-part talk on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Emphasizing the power of institutions like Stanford and Princeton, he argued that a cooperative and immediate effort by elite universities could pull America’s national higher education system back from the brink of disaster.
On the heels of a presidential debate dominated by discussion of the economy, Nobel Laureate and Professor Emeritus Kenneth Arrow discussed the pertinent economic issues of the day with the Professor of Economics John Taylor, Ph.D. ’73.