Category: Awards

Senior LoMo Phillips wins the Sterling Award for service

by Emily Handy on May 25, 2017 2:36 pm
Senior LAUREN “LOMO” PHILLIPS was awarded the Stanford Alumni Association’s 2017 J.E. Wallace Sterling Award for outstanding service to Stanford. HOWARD WOLF, president of Stanford Alumni Association and vice president for alumni affairs, recently presented the award to Phillips, who is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in art history Phillips has been active in campus… Read more Senior LoMo Phillips wins the Sterling Award for service
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Stanford doctoral candidates named Mellon/ACLS Fellows, receive financial support for dissertations

by Milenko Martinovich on May 24, 2017 5:14 pm
Stanford PhD students LELIA GLASS and VLADIMIR HAMED-TROYANSKY were named 2017 Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Dissertation Completion Fellows. Glass and Hamed-Troyansky were among 65 fellows selected from a pool of more than 1,000 applicants. Fellows are awarded a $30,000 stipend and up to $8,000 in research funds and university fees. The financial support… Read more Stanford doctoral candidates named Mellon/ACLS Fellows, receive financial support for dissertations
Kate Gibson

Kate Gibson is named San Mateo County’s Bike Commuter of the Year

by News Service on May 19, 2017 4:06 pm
KATE GIBSON, transportation demand management (TDM) and communications specialist in Land and Buildings Operations, was recently named the 2017 Bike Commuter of the Year in San Mateo County. Gibson commutes to Stanford by biking from her home to the Redwood City Caltrain station and then riding from the Palo Alto Caltrain station to her office.… Read more Kate Gibson is named San Mateo County’s Bike Commuter of the Year
Lori Gager

Lori Gager wins the Fidler Award in Student Affairs

by Elaine Ray on May 16, 2017 3:06 pm
If you walk into the Student Services Center on the second floor of Tresidder, one of the things you might notice is the sign that says, “Because Nice Matters.” That slogan is a theme at the core of how the center’s staff approaches their work. It is also a thread that ran through more than… Read more Lori Gager wins the Fidler Award in Student Affairs
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Swimmer Nicole Stafford wins the Honda Inspiration Award

by Stanford Athletics on May 15, 2017 2:37 pm
Senior swimmer NICOLE STAFFORD was named the Honda Inspiration Award winner by the Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) Inspiration Award committee. “I am extremely humbled to receive the 2017 Honda Inspiration Award, and I want to thank the CWSA for providing this opportunity,” Stafford said. “I would like to recognize the other two finalists, Jesse… Read more Swimmer Nicole Stafford wins the Honda Inspiration Award
Thomas Markland

Thomas Markland named Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

by Taylor Kubota on May 10, 2017 2:22 pm
THOMAS MARKLAND, associate professor of chemistry, has been named a 2017 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar. This award is given by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation to faculty in the United States who “are within the first five years of their academic careers, have each created an outstanding independent body of scholarship and are deeply committed… Read more Thomas Markland named Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar
Carolyn Lougee

Carolyn Lougee recognized for book on French Protestants’ experiences in 17th century

by Alex Shashkevich on May 9, 2017 3:05 pm
CAROLYN LOUGEE, the Frances and Charles Field Professor of History, Emerita, was recently honored with two awards – the 2016 David H. Pinkney Prize and the 2017 Frances Richardson Keller-Sierra Prize – for her 2016 book, Facing the Revocation: Huguenot Families, Faith, and the King’s Will. The book examines the story of a family of… Read more Carolyn Lougee recognized for book on French Protestants’ experiences in 17th century
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Knight Journalism Fellows tackle journalism’s challenges

by JSK Fellowships Program on May 5, 2017 4:50 pm
Eighteen journalists and journalism innovators from around the world have been awarded John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships for the 2017-18 academic year at Stanford. They are the 52nd class of journalism fellows at Stanford. The fellows come from a variety of news environments and organizations. Some come from countries with long traditions of supporting a… Read more Knight Journalism Fellows tackle journalism’s challenges
Jeff Koseff

Sustainable Stanford Award winners honored

by Lauren Hennessy on May 4, 2017 4:35 pm
JEFF KOSEFF, SCOTT GOULD and EMMA FISHER were recently honored with Sustainable Stanford Awards for their efforts to reduce the university’s environmental footprint. The awards were presented during the recent Celebrating Sustainability event. Koseff, the William Alden Campbell and Martha Campbell Professor in the School of Engineering and senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute… Read more Sustainable Stanford Award winners honored
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Renaissance Society of America recognizes Blair Hoxby

by Tanu Wakefield on April 28, 2017 4:12 pm
The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) recently recognized BLAIR HOXBY, professor of English, for his 2015 book, What Was Tragedy? Theory and the Early Modern Canon. The RSA awarded What Was Tragedy? an honorable mention in consideration for the 2017 Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Book Prize. What Was Tragedy? earned critical acclaim for shedding new light… Read more Renaissance Society of America recognizes Blair Hoxby