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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Bike to Work Day logo

May is National Bike Month, and Bike to Work Day is fast approaching on Thursday, May 12. Get ready to ride by tuning up your bike, joining a free class to learn bike safety tips and skills, entering our Bike Safety Pledge prize drawing and rallying your department colleagues to ride!

Last year, a team of Stanford University Libraries staff, based in Redwood City, were one of two winning teams for the Bike to Work Day drawing. See SUL Redwood City staff celebrate Bike to Work Day win.

Check out the Bike to Work Day website for more information.

Book cover image of A History of the Grandparents I Never Had by Ivan Jablonka

An event presented by Stanford University Press, the Stanford Humanities Center, and the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

Ivan Jablonka, Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Paris 13, and Steven Zipperstein, Professor of History at Stanford discuss Jablonka's new book, A History of the Grandparents I Never Had.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Cardinal Walk 2016 flyer

We’re partnering with Stanford 125 to celebrate Stanford’s 125th anniversary at the 10th Annual Cardinal Walk on Friday, May 13! Come to the Stanford Stadium starting at 11:00 a.m. for:

  • Free Cardinal Walk T-shirt
  • Music
  • Light refreshments
  • Fun activities
  • 12.5% discount coupon to the Stanford bookstore

The 1.25 mile walk will begin at 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Kären Wigen - Frances and Charles Field Professor in History

Stanford faculty provide insight into the great value, purpose, and impact the David Rumsey Map Center will have on the Stanford community and around the world.

Kären Wigen - Frances and Charles Field Professor in History
David Rumsey’s remarkable map collection will be a very visible jewel in the Stanford Libraries’ crown. An archive of this scope, caliber, and renown is a rare windfall for any university’s special collections. Read more...

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