Posts published in April, 2012

Community celebrates Roland Prize, partnership awards

by on April 30, 2012 4:00 am
During an April 25 luncheon at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, Calif., School of Medicine Professor GABRIEL GARCIA was honored with the Miriam Aaron Roland Volunteer Service Prize. Garcia is co-founder of the Patient Advocacy Program, a program that trains Stanford students to serve as volunteers in local health clinics. The Haas Center… Read more Community celebrates Roland Prize, partnership awards

More Cardinal football players sign with the pros

by on April 29, 2012 12:00 pm
“Indianapolis is seeing red, and there is a Moose loose in Miami,” was the lead of a story on gostanford.com Friday, April 27. Translation: The Indianapolis Colts selected Cardinal tight end COBY FLEENER in the NFL Daft. He will join quarterback ANDREW LUCK,who was drafted by the Colts as the number one overall draft pick.… Read more More Cardinal football players sign with the pros

Andrew Luck isn't the first Cardinal quarterback to go first in the NFL draft

by on April 26, 2012 4:00 am
Cardinal quarterback ANDREW LUCK will be the number one pick in the NFL draft today. The Indianapolis Colts, who will make the first pick, have already announced that Luck is their choice. But Luck isn’t the first Stanford player to earn that honor. Stanford Athletics has produced a video that recounts the Farm’s exceptional record… Read more Andrew Luck isn't the first Cardinal quarterback to go first in the NFL draft

David Shaw joins NFL Network's draft coverage

by on April 25, 2012 4:00 am
Stanford’s head football coach DAVID SHAW will be a featured commentator for the NFL Network during all three days of the NFL Draft, which gets under way on Thursday, April 26, at New York’s Radio City Music Hall.  On Thursday at 2:45 p.m. Pacific Time, Shaw will participate in a coaches roundtable with Brian Billick,… Read more David Shaw joins NFL Network's draft coverage

W. S. Di Piero awarded Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

by on April 24, 2012 4:00 am
W. S. DI PIERO, professor emeritus of English, has been awarded the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. The $100,000 prize is sponsored and administered by the Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine. The award is presented annually to a living U.S. poet and recognizes lifetime accomplishments. “He wakes up the language, and in doing so wakes… Read more W. S. Di Piero awarded Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

Senior Jaclyn Le named Newman Civic Fellow

by on April 23, 2012 4:00 am
Stanford senior JACLYN LE has been named a 2012 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, a national coalition of university presidents committed to educating students for civic and social responsibility. Le is among 162 undergraduates nationwide who are being recognized for their efforts to seek solutions to community issues. The award is named for the… Read more Senior Jaclyn Le named Newman Civic Fellow

Three Stanford humanities scholars awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

by on April 20, 2012 4:00 am
Three Stanford scholars are among the 181 scholars, artists and scientists who were awarded 2012 Guggenheim Fellowships. Selected out of a group of nearly 3,000 applicants, MICHAEL ARCEGA, TAMAR HERZOG and DENISE GIGANTE will each work on projects that support the mission of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation by contributing to “the educational, literary,… Read more Three Stanford humanities scholars awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

Brown Institute for Media Innovation makes appointments, announces grant program

by on April 19, 2012 4:00 am
Filmmaker STEVEN SPIELBERG and Hearst Corp. CEO FRANK BENNACK JR. are among the members of the recently named advisory board at the new Brown Institute for Media Innovation. The board also includes BILL CAMPBELL, chairman of the board at Intuit Inc.; EVE BURTON, senior vice president and general counsel at Hearst Corp.; and MARY MEEKER,… Read more Brown Institute for Media Innovation makes appointments, announces grant program

Stanford historian Richard White earns a Pulitzer finalist spot

by on April 18, 2012 4:00 am
American history professor RICHARD WHITE‘s publication, Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America, has earned him a finalist spot in the 2012 Pulitzer Prize history category. The selection committee is comprised of esteemed historians and White said although he didn’t win a Pulitzer, it was a “great honor” to be recognized by his… Read more Stanford historian Richard White earns a Pulitzer finalist spot