Category: Awards

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Stanford historian's first book wins two prizes

by on May 28, 2015 4:11 pm
The Organization of American Historians (OAH) has recognized ALLYSON HOBBS, assistant professor of history at Stanford, with two of their annual awards for her book, A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life. The prizes are the 2015 Frederick Jackson Turner Award, which is given to a first scholarly book about American… Read more Stanford historian's first book wins two prizes
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GSE researchers receive grant for study of K12 online learning

by on May 27, 2015 3:54 pm
Researchers at the Graduate School of Education will share in a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to launch a three-year study of virtual schooling in Florida. The study will explore how virtual schooling options affect students’ course progression, academic achievement and teacher effectiveness. Virtual schools have expanded… Read more GSE researchers receive grant for study of K12 online learning
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Stanford Student Affairs announces Fidler Award, other honors

by on May 26, 2015 4:59 pm
NATE BOSWELL, associate dean of residential education, yesterday was awarded the Margaret Ann Fidler Award for Distinguished Service in Student Affairs. Boswell, a Stanford alumnus, serves on the leadership team in the office of the Dean of Residential Education. His role includes managing and overseeing the programs, operations and staff for residences on The Row.… Read more Stanford Student Affairs announces Fidler Award, other honors
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Graduating seniors receive Stanford Alumni Association's Outstanding Achievement Award

by on May 26, 2015 4:00 am
Graduating seniors ZACHARY ELLISON and JORDAN RICHARDS have received the Stanford Alumni Association’s Outstanding Achievement Award for making a significant impact on the Stanford community. HOWARD WOLF, president of the Alumni Association, announced the award at a private reception May 21. Ellison, a computer science major, was cited for his engagement in a variety of… Read more Graduating seniors receive Stanford Alumni Association's Outstanding Achievement Award
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Stanford senior Daniel Levy Knapp wins Sterling Award

by on May 20, 2015 4:00 am
Graduating senior DANIEL LEVY KNAPP has received the Stanford Alumni Association’s 2015 J.E. Wallace Sterling Award for outstanding service to the university. HOWARD WOLF, president of the Alumni Association, presented the award at the association’s board meeting on May 14. Knapp, who will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, and society, and with… Read more Stanford senior Daniel Levy Knapp wins Sterling Award
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The 2015 Stanford Black Alumni Summit offers inspiration, rededication

by on May 17, 2015 8:00 pm
Earlier this month, about 325 black alumni gathered in Atlanta, Georgia, for the 2015 Stanford Black Alumni Summit, hosted by the Stanford National Black Alumni Association. The event was an opportunity for alumni to reconnect and reflect, not only on their time on the Farm but also on their role as global citizens in the… Read more The 2015 Stanford Black Alumni Summit offers inspiration, rededication
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Fukuyama receives Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science

by on May 13, 2015 6:27 pm
FRANCIS FUKUYAMA, a senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies acclaimed for his scholarship on democracy, governance and political economy, is this year’s recipient of the Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science. The Skytte Prize is awarded to scholars who have made the most valuable contributions to political science. The prize is… Read more Fukuyama receives Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science
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Stanford's Cantor Arts Center wins award for app created by Graduate School of Education students

by on May 13, 2015 4:00 am
The Cantor Arts Center earned a 2015 Gold Muse Award from the American Alliance of Museums’ Media and Technology Professional Network. The Cantor won the Honeysett and Din Award for TandemArt, a software application created by recent Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE) students RENEE BRUNER and MEREDITH DOWNING. The app was designed to engage… Read more Stanford's Cantor Arts Center wins award for app created by Graduate School of Education students
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Four young Stanford scholars honored by George Shultz, Henry Kissinger

by on May 10, 2015 11:00 pm
Earlier this spring, when members of the community gathered for a breakfast celebration at Hillel at Stanford, attendees found themselves awash in living history. In addition to GEORGE SHULTZ, a former U.S. secretary of state, secretary of labor and secretary of the treasury, there was former Secretary of State HENRY KISSINGER, who showed up to… Read more Four young Stanford scholars honored by George Shultz, Henry Kissinger