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Online Meetings

Meetings are virtual (on Zoom) to include our global membership. Attendees need to register only once for the entire 2023-24 series.

The registration link is provided in the monthly newsletter, which is emailed to all Stanford Parents' Club members.

You must be a member of Stanford Parents' Club to attend.​

These meetings are an opportunity for Stanford Parents' Club members to hear about club updates and events followed by our Distinguished Speaker, typically a faculty member, who will present on an interesting topic of their expertise in an area of study/research and innovation.

In 2023-24, General Meetings will be held from 10 AM - Noon (Pacific) on the second THURSDAY of the month. These meetings start in October and go through May. (No meetings in December or January.)

Zoom Meeting

Meetings are virtual (on Zoom) to include our global membership. Attendees need to register only once for the entire 2023-24 series.

The registration link is provided in the monthly newsletter, which is emailed to all Stanford Parents' Club members.

You must be a member of Stanford Parents' Club to attend.​

These meetings are an opportunity for Stanford Parents' Club members to hear about club updates and events followed by our Distinguished Speaker, typically a faculty member, who will present on an interesting topic of their expertise in an area of study/research and innovation.

In 2023-24, General Meetings will be held from 10 AM - Noon (Pacific) on the second THURSDAY of the month. These meetings start in October and go through May. (No meetings in December or January.)

Distinguished Speaker Series

10:00 - 10:05 AM

Welcome and Announcements by Club President, Susan MacKay

Thursday, October 12, 2023

10 AM - 12 PM (Pacific Time)

10:00 - 10:05 AM

Welcome and Announcements by Club President, Susan MacKay

10:05 - 11:00 AM

Adjunct Professor in Genetics, Stanford School of Medicine; Visiting Fellow, Stanford Center for the Study of Languages and Information, President, R42 Group

Professor Nag's Bio

Entrepreneurship Opportunities in A.I. 
11:00 - 11:05 AM

Dean of Admissions and Financial AId

Welcome to
Frosh Parents
11:05 - 11:35 AM

Vice Provost Student Affairs

Life on Campus

11:30 - 12 PM

Social Time

10:00 - 10:05 AM

Welcome and Announcements by Club President, Susan MacKay

Thursday, October 12, 2023

10 AM - 12 PM (Pacific Time)

11:30 - 12 PM

Social Time

10:05 - 11:00 AM

Adjunct Professor in Genetics, Stanford School of Medicine; Visiting Fellow, Stanford Center for the Study of Languages and Information, President, R42 Group

Professor Nag's Bio

Entrepreneurship Opportunities in A.I. 
11:00 - 11:05 AM

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Welcome to
Frosh Parents
11:05 - 11:35 AM

Vice Provost Student Affairs

Life on Campus

10:00 - 10:05 AM

Welcome and Announcements by Club President, Susan MacKay

Thursday, November 9, 2023

10 AM - 12 PM (Pacific Time)

11:30 - 12 PM

Social Time

10:05 -11:00 AM

Adjunct Professor in Human Biology

Professor Friedlander's Bio

Movement for Healthy Aging
11:00 - 11:30 AM

Director of Student Engagement

Student Engagement as we Emerge from the Pandemic Together

10:00 - 10:05 AM

Welcome and Announcements by Club President, Susan MacKay

Thursday, February 8, 2024

10 AM - 12 PM (Pacific Time)

10:05 -11:00 AM

Associate Professor of Bioengineering and one of the founders of the field of Synthetic Biology; runs the Endy Lab at the Shriram Center.

Professor Endy's Bio

Synthetic Biology:
From the Arts to Application

11 - 12 PM

Social Time

10:05 - 10:05 AM

Welcome and Announcements by Club President, Susan MacKay

Thursday, May 9, 2024

10 AM - 12 PM (Pacific Time)

11:30 - 12 PM

Social Time

Professor Michael McFaul is an American foreign policy expert, and from 2012 -2014, he served in the Obama Administration as U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation. He is currently the Ken Olivier and Angela Nomellini Professor of International Studies in the Stanford Department of Political Science, and Director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. He is also the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution.

 

Prior to his nomination to the ambassadorial position, Professor McFaul worked for the U.S. National Security Council as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of Russian and Eurasian affairs, where he was the architect of U.S. President Barak Obama's Russian reset policy.

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Professor McFaul's Bio

The Honorable
Michael McFaul
Former Ambassador to Russia
Subject TBA

10:05 -11:00 AM

Starting at 10 AM

Annual Club Elections

Thursday, April 11, 2024

10 AM - 12 PM (Pacific Time)

Annual Meeting

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Osgood Hooker Professor of Fine Arts in Art Department's Film and Media Studies Program and the Department Chair

Professor Levi's Bio 

Early Cinema:
Poetics and Politics

11:30 - 12 PM

Social Time

10:05 - 10:05 AM

Welcome and announcements by Club President, Susan MacKay

Thursday, May 9, 2024

10 AM - 12 PM (Pacific Time)