Alumni News & Features

[updated March 18, 2013]

Symbolic Systems graduates are helping to shape the next generation of scholars in institutions of higher learning around the world. Below is a list of alumni/ae we know of who are working full time in higher education, organized by discipline. Please help us to add ...


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Posted by Admin 6 years, 2 months ago

We found an interesting video featuring Jennifer (McGrath) Fitzpatrick (Class of 1998) in 2006 discussing "The Science and Art of User Experience at Google", where Jen was a founding member of the UI team.    video link


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Posted by Todd Davies 6 years, 2 months ago

In a recent Symbolic Systems Forum, Powerset founder Barney Pell (Class of 1989) sat down with former Amazon Chief Scientist and Stanford Ph.D. Andreas Weigend to discuss "How the Social Data Revolution Changes (Almost) Everything". A video excerpt has been posted on Youtube.

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Posted by Todd Davies 6 years, 2 months ago

New Sifteo Cubes Allow 'Intelligent Play' [Developed by Symbolic Systems alumni David Merrill and Jeevan Kalanithi (both Class of 2000)] (Bloomberg, Fri, 9/23/11)

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Some members of the Class of 2011 sat down after our annual Graduation Lunch on June 9, 2011, and reflected on job hunting, applying to graduate schools, and the state of opportunities for Sym Sys students. Their candid sharing of experiences should be valuable for current and future students.    audio ...


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Posted by Admin 6 years, 2 months ago

Mike Krieger (Class of 2008 and M.S. Alum) gave a presentation at Stanford in May 2011, with his fellow Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom, about "startup myths" in the Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders lecture seires. 

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Sean Rose (Class of 2011), a Platform Manager at Box.net, recently spoke at the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon.


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Kerry Danahy Ebert (Class of 2000) was interviewed on Stanford Pathways by Samara Nicholls ('12) in the fall of 2010.


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Ben Davidson (Class of 2004) was interviewed on Stanford Pathways by Dean Park (M.S. '11) on March 31, 2010.


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