Big Thinkers Symposium Will Focus On Education & Learning

September 28, 2015
Big Thinkers

“Thinking Big About Learning” kicks off a yearlong celebration that will culminate in October 2016, when the university officially turns 125. The symposium will begin with a wide-ranging discussion between John Etchemendy, University Provost; John Mitchell, Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning; and Daniel Schwartz, Dean of the Graduate School of Education, that explores big ideas for education in the 21st century.

Additional Speakers Include: Carol Dweck, Piya Sorcar, Carl Wieman, Scott Doorley, Jeremy Bailenson and Linda Darling-Hammond.

Thinking Big About Learning will be held at the CEMEX Auditorium in the Knight Management Center at Stanford Graduate School of Business from 2 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 18. Tickets are currently available online and are $15 for Stanford students; $20 for faculty, staff, Stanford alumni and educators. General admission tickets are $25. Admission includes a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception following the event.

Read The Entire Stanford News Story by Sarah Madgic HERE.