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R&DE Events

Past R&DE Events

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R&DE All Hands Meeting 
November 1, 2023

This year, R&DE All Hands Meeting embraces Achieving Excellence through Inclusive Leadership, Enriched Communications, Technology, and Fiscal Stewardship. 

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National Hispanic Heritage Event 
October 11, 2023

In October R&DE held a celebration in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month. The in-person event allowed R&DE staff to celebrate together with cultural food, music, dance and trivia.

The Equitable Harvest Black Farmers Initiative at MCURC Annual Meeting  
October 3, 2023

During the The Menus of Change University Research Collaborative (MCURC) Annual Meeting, the Equitable Harvest Black Farmer Initiative video was premiered.

2023 Cardinal Walk 
August 10, 2022

R&DE's commitment to "Embrace Wellness and Walk for Inclusion!” brings together Stanford employees for a shared wellness experience, boosting our community’s well-being by giving us a chance to connect with each other.

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R&DE Juneteenth & Multicultural Event
June 28, 2023

The Juneteenth and Multicultural Event was a celebration of the service excellence of our team and also of R&DE’s commitment to “Value & Embrace Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging.”

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Asian American & Pacific Islander Month
May 31, 2023

A celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, and in support of our core value to, “Value & Embrace Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging,” R&DE hosted a series of celebrations to honor the AAPI community.

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Stanford Food Institute: Black Farmers Panel & Research Symposium 
May 25, 2023

An interactive exhibition held by R&DE that explored the latest research in food systems and agriculture, featuring work from Stanford students, faculty, staff and alumni.

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Midnight Breakfast
March 13, 2023

Students came out in record numbers to partake in a breakfast bounty and engage with senior university leaders at Residential & Dining Enterprises’ 2023 Midnight Breakfast

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Celebrating Black History Month Through Music
February 27, 2023

At the R&DE Black History Month Celebration, "Celebrating Black History through Music," Professor Adam Banks delighted and educated staff with an exploration of the centrality of music to the Black experience in America and the ways music is used to express joy and pain and aspirations for a more just and equitable society.

lunar new year event


Lunar New Year
January 26, 2023

R&DE celebration of Lunar New Year with a themed dinner in Wilbur Dining Hall with a variation of entrees, sides, and desserts.

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2022 R&DE Employee Awards, Recognition Ceremony & Holiday Event
December 16, 2022

This year's event, hosted by Shirley J. Everett, Ed.D., MBA, Senior Associate Vice Provost, and Senior Adviser to the Provost on Equity and Inclusion conveyed the theme of Excellence Reimagined.