The Program in Human Biology Celebrates 50 Years

2021 marks the Program in Human Biology's 50th Anniversary.

Below you can enjoy our virtual series of online panel discussions and presentations exploring what makes Human Biology truly special. 

We are so excited to also celebrate this momentous occasion in-person during Reunion Weekend on Friday October 22, 2021. You can now register for our reunion event below.

Please send any memorabilia or HumBio memories you'd like to share for our jubilee celebration and 50th Anniversary History Book with Jessy Frydenberg at: frydenbj@stanford.edu.

50th Reunion Celebration

Friday, October 22 2021 from 2:00-5:00 pm on the North Lawn of Lomita Mall

The theme of our celebration is aging, wellness, and meaning. The afternoon will include thought-provoking talks by HumBio faculty and alumni as well as plenty of time to catch up with friends and to learn from the current generation of HumBio students.

Register now here.

Spring tree branches blooming with the Hoover Tower in the background

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HumBio Memories: Share Your Story!

What did you do with your HumBio major? What are your favorite memories of HumBio? We want to hear about your HumBio experience and where HumBio has taken you! 

Share your story with us here

Celebrating 50 Years of the HumBio Core

A brief look back at the early days of the Human Biology Core featuring some of HumBio's early founders and faculty - Al Hastorf, Don Kennedy, Shirley Feldman, Craig Heller, and Bill Durham.

The HumBio Core: 02/18 Event Highlights

A highlights reel of our event, Core Strength: Vision & Change in the HumBio Core. Learn about the current state of the Core, including how important current themes are being incorporated. 

FOOD: 04/29 Event Highlights

A recording of Food: At the Intersection of Health, Society & the Environment. Listen to different perspectives from the HumBio community as they discuss food in relation to food security, human health, and environmental sustainability.

Leading Communities Forward 07/22

A recording of Leading Communities Forward: Sharing Ideas for Meeting this Moment. Three extraordinary alumni discuss leadership and resilience in the face of adversity this last year and a half and their visions for the future.

Great Mysteries of Galápagos 05/27

A recording of Keys to the Great Mysteries of  Galápagos: An Illustrated Talk with Professor Bill Durham. Listen to Bill's fresh take on some of the classic "mysteries" of the islands and the questions that Darwin left unanswered.

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Share Your Story

What did you do with your HumBio major? What are your favorite memories of HumBio? We want to hear about your HumBio experience and where HumBio has taken you! 

Share your story with us here

Spring tree branches blooming with the Hoover Tower in the background

Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service

Upcoming Events

Friday, October 22 from 1:00-4:00pm PT - In-person 50th Reunion Celebration

Stay tuned for more information coming soon!