Posts published in May, 2011

Le inducted as fellow in the American College of Radiology

by on May 31, 2011 4:00 am
QUYNH-THU LE, professor of radiology, was recently inducted as a fellow in the American College of Radiology (ACR). Recognition as a fellow is one of the highest honors the ACR can bestow on a radiologist, radiation oncologist or medical physicist. ACR fellows demonstrate a history of service to the college, organized radiology, teaching or research.… Read more Le inducted as fellow in the American College of Radiology

Two Stanford engineers receive industry awards

by on May 26, 2011 4:00 am
Ken Salisbury Scott Delp SCOTT DELP, the James H. Clark Professor in the School of Engineering, has been named the 2011 recipient of the American Society of Biomechanics Borelli Award, acknowledging his outstanding career accomplishment in biomechanics. Delp is a professor of bioengineering and of mechanical engineering and, by courtesy, of orthopaedic surgery. Named for… Read more Two Stanford engineers receive industry awards

Juniors Margaret Chapman and Vineet Singal receive public service scholarships

by on May 25, 2011 4:00 am
Two Stanford juniors have been awarded scholarships from The Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship Foundation to pursue service projects during their senior year. Established by the family of late alumnus DON STRAUSS, the $10,000 scholarships are given to 10–15 California college juniors annually. At Stanford, the scholarships are administered through the Haas Center for… Read more Juniors Margaret Chapman and Vineet Singal receive public service scholarships

Russell Brewer takes helm at Office of Sponsored Research

by on May 24, 2011 4:00 am
RUSSELL BREWER has been promoted to associate vice president of the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR).  The appointment was effective Monday. Brewer will report to RANDY LIVINGSTON, vice president for business affairs and chief financial officer, and to ANN ARVIN, vice provost and dean of research. “In his leadership of OSR, Russell will seek to… Read more Russell Brewer takes helm at Office of Sponsored Research

Angelina Cardona wins Sterling Award

by on May 23, 2011 4:00 am
Graduating senior ANGELINA CARDONA has received the Stanford Alumni Association’s 2011 J. E. Wallace Sterling Award for outstanding service to Stanford. HOWARD WOLF, president of the Alumni Association and vice president for alumni affairs, announced the award at a private reception earlier this month. Cardona, who will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in international relations,… Read more Angelina Cardona wins Sterling Award

Amy J. Blue Awards ceremony on video

by on May 20, 2011 4:00 am
On Tuesday, May 17, President John Hennessy presided over the Amy J. Blue Awards ceremony.  Because of the rainy weather, the celebration was held  inside Lagunita Dining Hall, rather than its usual spot in the outdoor courtyard. Still, it was a bright day for this year’s  honorees: MANUEL  BAUTISTA, a plumber in Student Housing; DEAN… Read more Amy J. Blue Awards ceremony on video

Bike to Work Day by the numbers

by on May 19, 2011 4:00 am
On Bike to Work Day 2011, which took place Thursday, May 12, 1,117 bike commuters were counted passing a campus Energizer Station, according to ARIADNE SCOTT, Stanford bicycle program coordinator. Here are some other numbers Scott shared: 539 Stanford bike commuters officially checked in/signed in at one of the nine Energizer Stations on campus and… Read more

Two Student Affairs staff members win 2011 Margaret Ann Fidler Awards

by on May 18, 2011 4:00 am
SUZANNE ABEL, associate director for external relations at the Haas Center for Public Service, and CAROLE PERTOFSKY, director of wellness and health promotion services at Vaden Health Center, each recently received a 2011 Margaret Ann Fidler Award for Distinguished Service in Student Affairs. The award specifically recognizes those who demonstrate extraordinary dedication to their work… Read more Two Student Affairs staff members win 2011 Margaret Ann Fidler Awards

Women's water polo beats Cal for the national title

by on May 17, 2011 4:00 am
The Cardinal women’s water polo team captured the NCAA title with a 9-5 victory against the University of California in Sunday’s final at Ann Arbor, Mich. Senior goalie AMBER OLAND had 11 saves on Sunday, and sophomore ANNIKA DRIES scored five goals. Senior KIM KRUEGER, and juniors ALYSSA LO, PALLAVI MENON and MELISSA SEIDEMANN each… Read more

The Cardinal Walk rocks!

by on May 16, 2011 4:00 am
Urged on by Provost John Etchemendy and the Stanford Marching Band, hundreds of staff, faculty and students, walked away from Roble Field at noon Friday for a 1.5 mile jaunt around campus. The Fifth Annual Cardinal Walk was part of the larger BeWell@Stanford program, which offers incentives for members of the Stanford family to eat… Read more The Cardinal Walk rocks!