President John Hennessy further expanded his reputation and his wallet last week when Qualcomm, the world’s largest maker of mobile-phone chips, agreed to buy Atheros Communications, which Hennessy co-founded, for $3.1 billion in cash.
Television journalist Tom Brokaw moderated the fifth Roundtable at Stanford on Saturday, guiding a panel of six leaders in a talk titled, “Generation Ageless: Longevity and the Boomers.”
University President John Hennessy and former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw are set to host a roundtable entitled “Generation Ageless: Longevity and the Boomers, Consequences for our World and Ourselves” on Saturday at Maples Pavilion. The roundtable will be held in collaboration with Stanford Reunion Homecoming’s other weekend programming.
On his third visit, the 14th Dalai Lama addresses audience at an over-crowded Maples Pavilion and urges them, especially students, to rethink the values of and the role of compassion in today’s education system.
The board of trustees expects reports this year on the state of the School of Engineering, the earthquake risks facing the University and the next 25 years of land use at Stanford, board President Leslie Hume said in an overview of the board’s agenda on Tuesday.
The Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center was dedicated in front of a crowd of 150 on Tuesday, inaugurating the latest addition to the Science and Engineering Quad. The formal dedication of the $30 million building was held in the Huang Center Amphitheatre and featured School of Engineering Dean Jim Plummer, President John Hennessy, lead donor Jen-Hsun Huang M.S. ’92 and Board of Trustees Chair Leslie Hume.