Newark mayor Cory Booker ’91 M.A. ’92 became the first African-American senator to represent the state of New Jersey when he won a U.S. Senate special election on Wednesday.
Addressing entrepreneurship, immigration reform and the American Dream, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered a keynote address to the Class of 2013 during Stanford’s 122nd Commencement ceremony on Sunday.
“This University and this moment fills me with a sense of gratitude. Today is not just a day of celebration but a day of appreciation.”
Cory Booker ’91 M.A. ‘92, mayor of Newark, NJ, delivered the keynote address today to the class of 2012 at Stanford’s 121st Commencement. Booker gave a very personal speech, focusing on his father and grandfather and sharing from his experiences in Newark.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice ’86 recalled her memories of being a Stanford student and urged graduates to take an active role in bettering the world during her address at the 119th Commencement on Sunday, June 13 at Stanford Stadium.
Arctic-bound earth systems graduate Haley Smith Kingsland blogs… Pac-10 expansion?… Pamela Karlan “wouldn’t want to be up in front of this Supreme Court” for Prop. 8… Paul Craft on Robert Sinclair’s impact on Bing Overseas Studies… Stanford’s board of trustees considers “conflict mineral” resolution… Commencement speeches galore… Stanford news from around the Web, June 14, 2010.