Category: Awards

Philosophy professors John Perry and Ken Taylor walk the talk in the arcades of the Main Quadrangle at Stanford University.

'Philosophy Talk' wins international radio program award

by Victoria Chesley on June 27, 2016 5:00 pm
Philosophy Talk, a radio show hosted by Stanford philosophy professors KEN TAYLOR  and JOHN PERRY, recently took home a Bronze Award at the New York Festivals International Program Awards in the category of Social Issues. The specific episode, “Edward Snowden and the Ethics of Whistleblowing,” was  the first radio interview  with Snowden, an American computer… Read more 'Philosophy Talk' wins international radio program award
Piya Sorcar founded TeachAIDS, a nonprofit that creates culturally appropriate educational software. (Photo courtesy of Sorcar)

Stanford Graduate School of Education names winners of 2016 alumni award

by Brooke Donald on June 23, 2016 10:00 pm
Three alumni from Stanford Graduate School of Education have been chosen to receive the 2016 Alumni Excellence in Education Award, which honors graduates who are transforming the field, changing communities and influencing policies. This year’s winners are JOSEPH CASTRO, PhD ’98, president of California State University, Fresno; HAYDEE RODRIGUEZ, MA ’02, teacher at Central Union High School… Read more Stanford Graduate School of Education names winners of 2016 alumni award
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Stanford wins eight CASE Awards for excellence in feature writing, videos and magazine publishing

by Elaine Ray on June 21, 2016 5:59 pm
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has recognized Stanford with several awards in its 2016 Circle of Excellence competition. Articles, publications and videos produced by communications offices across the university received two Gold Awards, four Silver Awards and two Bronze Awards this year. A Strange Reality, a video produced by the Stanford… Read more Stanford wins eight CASE Awards for excellence in feature writing, videos and magazine publishing
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Ruth O’Hara honored with Cox Medal

by Dayo Mitchell on June 18, 2016 2:00 pm
RUTH O’HARA, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, has won the 2016 Allan V. Cox Medal for Faculty Excellence Fostering Undergraduate Research. The Cox Medal is awarded annually to a faculty member who has established a record of excellence directing undergraduate research over a number of years. It was established in memory of the… Read more Ruth O’Hara honored with Cox Medal
Black and white photo of the Director's Cup trophy

Stanford nabs another Directors’ Cup

by Stanford Athletics on June 14, 2016 4:30 pm
Stanford won the 2015-16 Division I Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, extending its streak to 22 consecutive seasons of capturing the award presented to the most successful intercollegiate athletic department in the nation. Stanford Athletics Director BERNARD MUIR accepted the Cup during the annual National Association of Collegiate Directors of America (NACDA) conference in Dallas. The… Read more Stanford nabs another Directors’ Cup
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Sarah Levine awarded National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation fellowship

by Jonathan Rabinovitz on June 8, 2016 5:19 pm
The National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation has chosen SARAH LEVINE, assistant professor of education, to receive one of its highly sought-after postdoctoral fellowships. Levine, who taught high school English and radio for 12 years in Chicago, joined the faculty of the  Graduate School of Education last fall. She previously had been on the faculty at… Read more Sarah Levine awarded National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation fellowship
Neal Rogin, writer, filmmaker and the Planet Earth arts curator, and Michael Fried, co-founder and artistic executive producer of Planet Earth Arts & New Play Festival, flank two of the Planet Earth Arts Creative Writing Prize winners: Josh Lappen '17, 3rd place, and Scott Reid '17, 2nd place. Photo by Katherine Batanero.

Stanford Students win Creative Program Writing prizes

by Christina Ablaza on June 8, 2016 4:00 am
There is nothing quite like finding your voice as a writer. And getting noticed along the way can help, too. That’s what happened May 26 at the Creative Writing Program’s 2016 Undergraduate Prize Reading, where 14 student winners read from their works in front of faculty, friends and family. In addition to long-standing prizes in… Read more Stanford Students win Creative Program Writing prizes
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Gutenberg Teaching Award goes to Stanford leader in science education

by Jonathan Rabinovitz on June 7, 2016 4:00 am
CARL WIEMAN, professor of education and of physics at Stanford, was selected to receive the 2016 Gutenberg Teaching Award for his efforts to raise teaching quality. He is the third winner of the prize, which was established in 2014 to honor researchers, artists and scholars in the humanities and sciences who have made significant contributions… Read more Gutenberg Teaching Award goes to Stanford leader in science education
Abisola Kusimo, the winner of the 2016 Stanford Poetry Out Loud competition, performs Margaret Walker's poem "For My People." (Photo credit: Justin Tackett)

Stanford’s Poetry Out Loud competition showcased a diversity of forms and delivery

by Anita Law on June 6, 2016 4:00 am
Stanford’s fifth annual Poetry Out Loud competition showcased poetry’s incredible diversity of forms in spoken delivery. Last month, 10 student performers took center stage at the Stanford Humanities Center to demonstrate how poetry voices feelings and experiences both marginalized and central to the heart of human life. The participants included graduate and undergraduate students from… Read more Stanford’s Poetry Out Loud competition showcased a diversity of forms and delivery
From left, Kunal Sangani, Lauren E. Wedekind, Jim Lyons, Sarah A. Sadlier, Gabriela Badica

Students, organizations, advisers recognized for service activities

by Staff on June 1, 2016 4:00 am
Four students have received the 2016 James W. Lyons Award for Service. The award, named in honor of JAMES LYONS, a former dean of students, recognizes students who make exceptional contributions to the university through a variety of activities. Also awarded recently were the Student Activities and Leadership (SAL) Campus Impact Awards, which are given to student… Read more Students, organizations, advisers recognized for service activities