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Sandoval sisters

Twin sisters are the third conjoined twins to be successfully separated at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

by Erin Digitale on December 8, 2016 5:30 pm
Two-year-old twin sisters ERIKA and EVA SANDOVAL are recovering in the pediatric intensive care unit of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford from their Dec. 6 separation surgery. The two Antelope, California, girls were successfully separated in a 17-hour surgery. Prior to the surgery, the two shared much of their lower body. “They did very well,”… Read more Twin sisters are the third conjoined twins to be successfully separated at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Yuliy Sannikov

2016 John Bates Clark Medalist at GSB

by Pamela Moreland on December 7, 2016 5:01 pm
In early 2016, YULIY SANNIKOV, professor of economics at the Graduate School of Business, was honored with one of the most celebrated and eagerly anticipated awards presented by the American Economic Association: the John Bates Clark Medal. This award is annually presented to the American economist under the age of 40 who is judged to… Read more 2016 John Bates Clark Medalist at GSB
Andrew Luck

How are former Cardinal football players doing in the NFL?

by Stanford Athletics on December 6, 2016 5:39 pm
Stanford Athletics has been chronicling the progress weekly of former Cardinal football players now competing in the National Football League. See the installment for #StanfordNFL: Week13 on the Stanford Athletic webpages. Among the players athletics has been watching are: HENRY ANDERSON, defensive end for the Indianapolis Colts JOHNSON BADEMOSI, cornerback and safety for the Detroit… Read more How are former Cardinal football players doing in the NFL?
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Barbara Babcock talks 'Fish Raincoats' and a legal career filled with firsts

by Sharon Driscoll on December 5, 2016 5:38 pm
The first woman appointed to the Stanford Law faculty, BARBARA BABCOCK has taught and written in the fields of civil and criminal procedure. Before coming to Stanford in 1972, Babcock served as the first director of the Public Defender Service of the District of Columbia. On leave from Stanford, she was assistant attorney general for… Read more Barbara Babcock talks 'Fish Raincoats' and a legal career filled with firsts
Christian McCaffrey

McCaffrey named CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year

by Pamela Moreland on December 4, 2016 12:11 pm
Junior running back and communication major CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY was named the 2016 Academic All-American of the Year by the College of Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). McCaffrey has a 3.43 GPA and was also a first-team Academic All-America choice last year. McCaffrey isn’t the only brainiac among Stanford athletes. This year, 24 Cardinal student-athletes… Read more McCaffrey named CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year
Cardinal at Work volunteer

Cardinal at Work Cares packs it up

by Delaynie Koenig on December 1, 2016 5:30 pm
What does success look like? Take a look at the photos from the CARDINAL AT WORK CARES care pack assembly day. Nearly 100 Stanford employees volunteered to work 4-hour shifts on Nov. 29 to put together care packs that will be delivered to CityTeam, a national nonprofit that serves poor and homeless people in San… Read more Cardinal at Work Cares packs it up
Margaret Levi

Levi elected to American Academy of Political and Social Science

by Center for the Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences staff on November 30, 2016 5:31 pm
The American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) announced its election of political scientist MARGARET LEVI, the Sara Miller McCune Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford, as its 2017 Robert A. Dahl Fellow. The award recognizes the contributions Levi has made to social science and her… Read more Levi elected to American Academy of Political and Social Science
William Chueh

William Chueh honored for research in energy storage and conversion

by Pamela Moreland on November 29, 2016 5:36 pm
Sometimes all it takes is 140 characters to get groundbreaking research noticed. “Prof. William Chueh’s team @Stanford probes #nanoscale secrets of rechargeable #batteries.” The tweet must have reached the Twitter feed of the folks at BASF and Volkswagen International because they awarded the BASF Volkswagen International “Science Award Electrochemistry 2016” to WILLIAM CHUEH, assistant professor… Read more William Chueh honored for research in energy storage and conversion
Akshay Venkatesh

Akshay Venkatesh awarded Infosys Prize in Mathematical Sciences

by Taylor Kubota on November 28, 2016 5:44 pm
From winning international mathematics and physics competitions by age 12 to his current work on number theory at Stanford, AKSHAY VENKATESH has long stood out as a brilliant mathematician. In recognition of his many and varied achievements, Venkatesh, a professor of mathematics, is the 2016 recipient of the Infosys Prize in Mathematics, which is awarded… Read more Akshay Venkatesh awarded Infosys Prize in Mathematical Sciences
Governor's Avenue

Governor's Avenue: Rare remnant of Stanford's past

by Stanford 125 staff on November 27, 2016 12:44 pm
The Stanford 125 webpages recently featured a short article on GOVERNOR’S AVENUE, a rare remnant of Gov. Leland Stanford’s Palo Alto Stock Farm. The website explains, “Laid out and lined in eucalyptus in the 1870s, Governor’s Avenue originally ran 1.6 miles from the Stanfords’ summer home to Lagunita, their reservoir, via the famed Stanford trotting… Read more Governor's Avenue: Rare remnant of Stanford's past