Category: Awards

This summer HARRISON WILLIAMS broke a 63-year-old school record in a runner-up finish at Pac-12 and claimed the gold medal at the Pan Am Junior Championships.

What Stanford athletes did during their summer vacations

by on September 1, 2015 5:35 pm
As the calendar flips to September, Stanford Athletics looked back at five Cardinal standouts who made the most of their summer experience. The Stanford Athletics website features water polo’s BRET BONANNI,  swimmer SIMONE MANUEL, women’s basketball forward ERICA MCCALL,  golfer MAVERICK MCNEALY and track and field star and decathlete HARRISON WILLIAMS.  Read the full story… Read more What Stanford athletes did during their summer vacations
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Stanford filmmaker wins Student Academy Award

by on August 31, 2015 4:00 am
MEG SMAKER, who recently earned an MFA in Documentary Film and Video at Stanford, is among the 15 winners of the 2015 Student Academy Awards. Her entry, Boxeadora is the story of Cuba’s first known female boxer. Even before the Student Academy Award nod, Boxeadora was enjoying accolades. It won first place for nonfiction at… Read more Stanford filmmaker wins Student Academy Award
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Stanford's Antony Jameson honored for lifetime achievement in aeronautics

by on August 14, 2015 5:59 pm
ANTONY JAMESON, professor (research) of aeronautics and astronautics, has won the Daniel Guggenheim Medal, which is considered one of the highest honors presented for a lifetime of achievement in aeronautics. Past recipients have worked in industry, government and academia, and have included ORVILLE WRIGHT, CHARLES LINDBERGH, WILLIAM BOEING and WILLIAM DURAND. The Guggenheim Medal is… Read more Stanford's Antony Jameson honored for lifetime achievement in aeronautics
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Stanford alumni honored for transforming education

by on August 13, 2015 2:55 pm
Stanford Graduate School of Education is honoring three of its most distinguished graduates with its inaugural Alumni Excellence in Education Award. The recipients — JONATHAN JANSEN, HELEN KIM and CARLA PUGH — have pursued careers that, respectively, enhanced civil rights in higher education worldwide, offered new opportunities for secondary students in East Palo Alto, California,… Read more Stanford alumni honored for transforming education
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Subhasish Mitra recognized with award for technical excellence

by on July 23, 2015 5:32 pm
SUBHASISH MITRA, associate professor of electrical engineering and of computer science, has received the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Technical Excellence Award for his research related to Quick Error Detection (QED) technology, which improves detection of flaws in hardware used in electronic systems. Malfunctions in electronic systems have consequences ranging from computer crashes and loss of… Read more Subhasish Mitra recognized with award for technical excellence
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Grants support Stanford scholars as they forge research collaborations across the globe

by on July 22, 2015 5:45 pm
With the help of a grant program from the Office of International Affairs (OIA), four Stanford faculty members will team up with counterparts across the globe to broaden their scholarly pursuits. These partnerships range from addressing malaria in Mauritius to developing a center for the study of Greek tragedy in Peloponnese, Greece. The OIA’s 2014-15 Proof… Read more Grants support Stanford scholars as they forge research collaborations across the globe
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Stanford's Chris Field honored for outstanding climate-science communication

by on July 22, 2015 4:00 am
CHRIS FIELD, a professor of biology and of Earth system science at Stanford, has been honored for the clear and compelling manner in which he explains climate-change science to the public. The 2015 Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication is being given to Field by Climate One, a special project of the… Read more Stanford's Chris Field honored for outstanding climate-science communication
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Stanford's Yi Cui honored for innovations in sustainability research

by on July 17, 2015 4:00 am
YI CUI, associate professor of materials science and engineering, is among five innovators who were recently honored with the 2015 Resonate Award from California Institute of Technology’s Resnick Sustainability Institute. The award recognizes researchers who have developed creative solutions to cutting CO2 emissions. “Yi Cui has made original and innovative contributions to a broad area… Read more Stanford's Yi Cui honored for innovations in sustainability research
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Matt Kanan named one of chemistry's Talented 12

by on July 15, 2015 5:19 pm
Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) has recognized MATT KANAN, assistant professor of chemistry, as one of the most talented young chemists in the world. C&EN is a weekly magazine published by the American Chemical Society. The magazine created its first-ever Talented 12 list, and recognized Kanan as one of the “path-paving young researchers and entrepreneurs… Read more Matt Kanan named one of chemistry's Talented 12
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High school teachers come to Stanford for professional development

by on July 14, 2015 3:15 pm
A new group of 107 teachers have been named 2015 Stanford Hollyhock teaching fellows. These high school teachers, representing 34 districts in 17 states and the District of Columbia, will come to Stanford this summer for the beginning of a selective two-year professional development program. “We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to work with this… Read more High school teachers come to Stanford for professional development