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Susan Holmes

Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences fellows for 2017-18 include five from Stanford

by Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Science Communications on September 21, 2017 3:58 pm
Among the 38 2017-18 fellows recently announced by the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) are five faculty members from Stanford. The center, located on Alta Road, offers a fellowship program for scholars working in a diverse range of disciplines that contribute to advancing research and thinking in social science. Members of… Read more Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences fellows for 2017-18 include five from Stanford
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2017 Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame class to be honored

by Stanford Athletics on September 20, 2017 4:31 pm
Nine accomplished former student-athletes will be enshrined in the 2017 Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame class this week. They are Jarron and Jason Collins from men’s basketball, Rachel Buehler from women’s soccer, Jackie Frank from women’s water polo, John Gall from baseball, Cassidy Krug from women’s diving, Arianna Lambie from women’s cross country, Ryan Nelsen from men’s soccer, and Dick Norman from football.… Read more 2017 Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame class to be honored
Beth Darnell

Beth Darnall receives funding to test pain management strategies

by Stanford Medical School Communications on September 19, 2017 3:11 pm
  BETH DARNALL, clinical associate professor of anesthesiology, perioperative and pain medicine, has received an $8.8 million research award to study how to best help patients with chronic pain reduce their use of opioids. The study will seek to determine whether cognitive behavioral therapy or pain self-management classes are effective at alleviating pain and reducing… Read more Beth Darnall receives funding to test pain management strategies
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President Marc Tessier-Lavigne talks to fellow first-gen students

by Tracie White on September 18, 2017 4:12 pm
As the first in his family to attend college, ALVARO AMORIN was forced to tackle many challenges on his own. His parents, who immigrated to the United States from Peru when he was 12, didn’t have the experience needed to help answer his many questions about college, starting with how to apply. “I wasn’t really… Read more President Marc Tessier-Lavigne talks to fellow first-gen students
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Debra Satz and Joshua Landy join the team at Philosophy Talk

by University Communications on September 15, 2017 3:11 pm
Philosophy Talk, the popular radio show starring Stanford philosophers KEN TAYLOR and JOHN PERRY, has added two new voices to its broadcast team: DEBRA SATZ and JOSHUA LANDY. Satz and Landy will join Taylor on alternating weeks. Perry will become host emeritus. Philosophy Talk, which calls itself “the program that questions everything….except your intelligence,” celebrates… Read more Debra Satz and Joshua Landy join the team at Philosophy Talk
Pam Karlan

Law Professor Pamela Karlan remembers marriage rights activist Edith Windsor

by Stanford Law School on September 14, 2017 3:43 pm
The Stanford Law School posted a remembrance of Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic client Edith Windsor by Law Professor PAMELA KARLAN. Windsor was the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court of the United States case United States v. Windsor, which successfully overturned Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act and was the legal landmark… Read more Law Professor Pamela Karlan remembers marriage rights activist Edith Windsor
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2017 Cardinal Summer Photo Contest Results

by Cardinal at Work on September 13, 2017 4:20 pm
As part of the Summer Photo Contest, the Cardinal at Work Insider received more than 140 photos from employees showcasing moments from their summer vacations, both near and far. The competition was fierce as we pored through your photos (and lived vicariously through your adventures!) to select the winners based on creativity, originality and overall… Read more 2017 Cardinal Summer Photo Contest Results
Chris Bright

Chris Bright becomes Stanford Redwood City campus director

by Brad Hayward on September 12, 2017 3:10 pm
As Stanford’s new campus in Redwood City begins to take shape, CHRIS BRIGHT will be playing a key role as the newly appointed campus director. Bright, who started work Sept. 5, is a seasoned facilities manager with experience at several prominent Bay Area corporate campuses, including Oracle and Cisco Systems. He brings a focus on… Read more Chris Bright becomes Stanford Redwood City campus director
Madeline Lisaius

National Geographic grant takes Earth systems junior to the Amazon

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on September 11, 2017 3:51 pm
MADELINE LISAIUS’s love of science began with her upbringing in the Pacific Northwest, where she watched the greater Seattle area transform with its growing population. Now, she sees parallels with environmental changes in Amazonian Ecuador – and she wants to help its indigenous communities maintain control of the changes around them. “I know my forest… Read more National Geographic grant takes Earth systems junior to the Amazon
Matteo Renzi

Former Italian prime minister to teach at Stanford in Florence

by Dylan Conn on September 8, 2017 2:35 pm
MATTEO RENZI, former prime minister of Italy, has accepted an invitation to teach at the Breyer Center for Overseas Studies in Florence this fall. Renzi served as prime minister from February 2014 to December 2016, and is currently secretary of the Democratic Party in Italy. “We are truly very excited about this new addition to… Read more Former Italian prime minister to teach at Stanford in Florence