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 Mozart's Requiem

A Musical Tribute on the Tenth Anniversary of 9/11 


Singers from choirs throughout the Bay Area and celebrated local soloists  

will join Schola Cantorum in presenting a moving musical tribute to those  

who lost their lives and those who gave aid in this national tragedy.


Sunday, September 11, 1:30 pm, Memorial Church, Free



Giving Blood Works  

imageDonate at any Stanford Blood Center between September 1st and 13th, and you may register to attend a complimentary career workshop where you can learn the latest networking techniques from expert career counselors, meet with local recruiters, learn about career training programs, and sign up for free resume critiques.


Registration for fall classes is now open.
Most classes start September 26 - 29. 

Featured Fall Courses: 


image Faculty Piano Showcase

A Benefit Concert

Wednesday, September 7, 8 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $25   


St. Lawrence String Quartet with Jon Nakamatsu, Piano  

Saturday, September 17, 8 pm
Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $10-85


Transitions: CCRMA Outdoor Concerts   

Enjoy two outdoor performances of electronic and computer music. Bring a jacket and blanket and start the new academic year with 8 channels of music surrounding you! 

Wednesday, September 28, 8 pm
Thursday, September 29, 8 pm,  
Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (The Knoll) courtyard, Free

Robert Huw Morgan, organ
A performance on the Murray Harris organ celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Franz Liszt
Friday, September 30, 8 pm, Memorial Church, Free

Auditions for Memorial Church Choir

The Memorial Church Choir provides choral music for Sunday morning University Public Worship at Stanford Memorial Church and special events. If you are interested in auditioning, please contact Choir Director Robert Huw Morgan at


imageBheja Fry
Ranjeet Thadani lives a wealthy lifestyle in Mumbai along with his wife, Sheetal, who is a singer. He invites a singer and Libran, Bharat Bhushan, to his residence for dinner, but does not realize that Bharat is also an income-tax inspector who will virtually and hilariously turn his life upside down.
(Hindi with English subtitles)
Thursday, September 15, 7 pm, Bldg 200, Rm 002, Free


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Education Program for Gifted Youth   Combining technical and instructional expertise, EPGY provides e-learning courses for high-ability students in a variety of subjects, at levels ranging from kindergarten through advanced-undergraduate.   



Heart to Heart: A Seminar on Growing Up

This informative, humorous and lively discussion of puberty, the opposite sex and growing up sets parents and their pre-teens on a straight course for talking with one another on these very important topics. Multiple dates available. $75


Classes for Expectant and New Parents  

Please see website for complete list of classes and registration information.


Free Car-seat Fitting Station

carseatLucile Packard Children's Hospital offers a child passenger fitting station for patient families as well as for the immediate community.


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Stanford Roundtable 2011:

Redefining K-12 Education In America, Before It Redefines Us


America's schools are in trouble. Twenty five percent of students drop out of high school, and those that do graduate often are ill prepared for either college or a 21st century job.  


imageThe potential solutions are polarizing, yet all agree it's a problem we must address. Join master interviewer and PBS host Charlie Rose and a panel of luminaries to tackle the question of how to improve our troubled school system and provide a better future for our nation's greatest resource, our kids.

Saturday, October 22, 10 am, Maples Pavilion,  


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Introduction to the

Cantor Arts Center

Saturdays and Sundays,  

1 pm, Cantor Arts Center,  




Auguste Rodin Sculpture

Wednesdays at 2 pm, Saturdays at 11:30 am and Sundays at 3 pm, Cantor Arts Center, Free


imageMemorial Church

Fridays, 2 pm, Memorial Church, Free


Outdoor Sculpture Walk

Sunday, September 4, 2 pm, Entrance to the Main Quad, Free 


Walking Tour of the Stanford University Medical Center Architecture

Wednesday, September 14, 2 pm, Please click here to register in advance.  



Contemporary Art Tour

Saturday, September 10,  

12 noon, Cantor Arts Center, Free


Outdoor Sculpture Around the Cantor Arts Center

Sunday, September 18, 11:30 am,  

Cantor Arts Center, Free


Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden

Sunday, September 18, 2 pm, Free  


Docent-guided tours for non-profit groups and private tours for K-12 school groups are also available by reservation. 


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Stanford Summer Session
Stanford offers courses during summer quarter for advanced high school students as well as undergraduate and graduate students from other colleges and universities. Find the program that is right for you.

University Public Worship
Ecumenical Christian worship featuring choir and organ music with speakers and preachers from diverse religious traditions.

Sundays, 10 am, Memorial Church

imageEnter the labyrinth and discover that walking in circles can actually put direction in your life!
Fridays, 8 am - 1 pm, Memorial Church, Free


Directions and parking information can be found on Stanford's
on-line map.  
Many visitor parking places are metered, so don't forget quarters.  More tips are available at 

Event Calendar   




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Idea Hunting: Key Principles for Spawning Great Ideas

imageBreakfast Briefing featuring Andy Boynton, Dean of the Carroll School of Management, Boston College

Wednesday, September 14, 7:30 am breakfast, 8 am program, $60, Reservations required    


Major League Baseball:

Through the Lens

imageWhile the baseball experience for the average fan is one of relaxing afternoons, eating hot dogs and enjoying the big league atmosphere, to the professional sports photographer baseball is a test of concentration, deadlines, and hand-eye coordination.  At this event, three of the best photographers on the baseball beat will discuss what it takes to get the picture.

Thursday, September 29, 7 pm, Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building, Free 


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Stanford Football Home Opener 

vs. San Jose State

Saturday, September 3, 2 pm 

Women's Volleyball  

imageStanford hosts four-time defending National Champion Penn State on Friday, September 9 at 5:30 pm. Tickets start at just $4, and can be purchased here.  For a complete list of games, please click here.


Women's Soccer

9/4 vs. Northwestern, 12 noon 

9/9 vs, Notre Dame, 7:30 pm

9/11 vs. UC Irvine, 1 pm

9/24 vs. Arizona, 7 pm  

Tickets for women's and men's soccer games start at $4-$7.   


Men's Soccer

9/9 vs. Kentucky, 3 pm  

9/11 vs. Lehigh, 3:30 pm 

9/17 vs. San Francisco, 7 pm 

9/23 vs. Harvard, 7 pm

9/25 vs. Vermont, 1 pm  



Team Cardinal Kids Club 

For just $25, kids 14 and under can experience the best of Stanford Athletics' sporting events including women's and men's soccer, women's volleyball, women's basketball, baseball and select men's basketball and football games.


The Weekly Axe

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Expanding Views of Africa 

imageThis enlarged and enhanced reinstallation broadens conventional views of African art, from ancient cultures before the dynasties of the Egyptian Pharaohs to contemporary artists.    

Cantor Arts Center, Free  


Meet the Curator

Join curator Barbara Thompson, Ph.D., for a discussion about the reinstallation of the African galleries.

Thursday, September 15, 2011. 6 pm, Cantor Arts Center, Free


Join docents for informal discussions about the "Expanding Views of Africa" exhibition. These casual conversations are offered on a drop-in basis.
Sundays, September 4, 11, 18, and 25, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, Galleries for the Art of Africa, Cantor Arts Center, Free

Illustrated Title Pages: 1500-1900  

This exhibition traces the development of the title page from the 16th to 19th centuries.  

Cantor Arts Center, Free


Flowers and More 

Paintings by Jeung H. Kang, Claudia Stevens, and Ichen Wu 

Stanford Art Spaces, On view through September 22, Free   



Rodin By Moonlight

This signature black-tie fundraising event supports the Cantor Arts Center's exhibitions and education programs.  After a cocktail reception and exclusive preview of the exhibition "Rodin and America", guests will enjoy fine dining and dancing in the Rodin Sculpture Garden.  Please see website for more information.
Saturday, October 1, 6 pm, Cantor Arts Center


For more information on exhibits and tours, please visit  The Cantor Arts Center.  

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The 2011-12 season begins October 6th, and tickets are available now.  Selected highlights include:


Merce Cunningham Dance Company

imageJuilliard String Quartet  

Diavolo Dance Theater

Kronos Quartet  

TAO: The Martial Art of Drumming

Angélique Kidjo

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TeenVan Teen Health Van  

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital has been offering health services to uninsured and homeless youth for the past 15 years. Please click here for a current schedule.


Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Education Conference  

Saturday, September 10, 10 am - 5:30 pm, Free  


Living Well with a Diagnosis of Heart Failure

Wednesday, September 14, 7 pm, Free 


Nutrition and Cancer: Some Myths and Legends 

Thursday, September 22, 7 pm, Free


Long Term Care Insurance 

Thursday, September 29, 7 pm, Free


Triumphing Over Type 1 Diabetes   

Tips and Tricks for Control and Freedom  

Thursday, September 29, 7 pm, Cafe Scientifique at the Stanford Blood Center, Free, No registration required  


Please register for all lectures in advance, unless otherwise noted.    

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Conference: Transmission Policies to Unlock America's Renewable Energy Resources 

Thursday, September 15, Koret-Taube Conference Center, 366 Galvez Street, Please see website for more information.    

Constitution Day - Blessed: Providence, Pessimism, and the Parable of Honor 

Wednesday, September 21, 4 pm, Paul Brest Hall, Munger Graduate Residence, Free, Please register in advance  


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