Category: Awards

Michael McConnell

Law Professor Michael McConnell wins Rex E. Lee Advocacy Award

by Kathleen Gabel on September 25, 2017 4:57 pm
MICHAEL McCONNELL, the Richard and Frances Mallery Professor and Director of the Constitutional Law Center, was awarded the Rex E. Lee Advocacy Award by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. The Rex E. Lee Advocacy Award is presented annually to one of the country’s most outstanding advocates, whose life and legal… Read more Law Professor Michael McConnell wins Rex E. Lee Advocacy Award
Nicole Bennett-Fite

Stanford senior's “Journey of a Lifetime” airs on the BBC

by Alex Shashkevich on September 22, 2017 4:56 pm
Stanford anthropology senior NICOLE BENNETT-FITE earned a “Journey of a Lifetime” award to travel to Tajikistan this past spring and summer to produce a 30-minute audio documentary for the BBC about her experience. Bennett-Fite’s documentary is scheduled to air Oct. 2 on BBC Radio 4. The Royal Geographic Society in the United Kingdom gives the… Read more Stanford senior's “Journey of a Lifetime” airs on the BBC
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2017 Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame class to be honored

by Stanford Athletics on September 20, 2017 4:31 pm
Nine accomplished former student-athletes will be enshrined in the 2017 Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame class this week. They are Jarron and Jason Collins from men’s basketball, Rachel Buehler from women’s soccer, Jackie Frank from women’s water polo, John Gall from baseball, Cassidy Krug from women’s diving, Arianna Lambie from women’s cross country, Ryan Nelsen from men’s soccer, and Dick Norman from football.… Read more 2017 Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame class to be honored
Beth Darnell

Beth Darnall receives funding to test pain management strategies

by Stanford Medical School Communications on September 19, 2017 3:11 pm
  BETH DARNALL, clinical associate professor of anesthesiology, perioperative and pain medicine, has received an $8.8 million research award to study how to best help patients with chronic pain reduce their use of opioids. The study will seek to determine whether cognitive behavioral therapy or pain self-management classes are effective at alleviating pain and reducing… Read more Beth Darnall receives funding to test pain management strategies
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2017 Cardinal Summer Photo Contest Results

by Cardinal at Work on September 13, 2017 4:20 pm
As part of the Summer Photo Contest, the Cardinal at Work Insider received more than 140 photos from employees showcasing moments from their summer vacations, both near and far. The competition was fierce as we pored through your photos (and lived vicariously through your adventures!) to select the winners based on creativity, originality and overall… Read more 2017 Cardinal Summer Photo Contest Results
Rosemary Knight

Stanford Earth team a finalist for $1 million Indonesian sustainability prize

by Ker Than on September 2, 2017 1:14 pm
A group using cutting-edge airborne sensing technology and led by Stanford Earth’s ROSEMARY KNIGHT is one of five international teams to advance to the final phase of the $1 million Indonesian Peat Prize. The competition is designed to find a more accurate, affordable and timely way of mapping Indonesia’s vast stores of underground peat —… Read more Stanford Earth team a finalist for $1 million Indonesian sustainability prize
Blair Ratcliff

Blair Ratcliff wins American Physical Society award

by Manuel Gnida on August 28, 2017 3:09 pm
When the Big Bang gave birth to our universe about 14 billion years ago, it should have created equal amounts of matter and antimatter. Yet, today’s cosmos is dominated by matter. The BABAR experiment, which operated at Stanford’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory from 1999 to 2008, tried to explain this cosmic imbalance. Now, the American… Read more Blair Ratcliff wins American Physical Society award
SLAC's 2017 DOE Early Career Award winners, from left: Frederico Fiuza, Emilio Nanni and Zeeshan Ahmed. (Dawn Harmer/ SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)

Three SLAC scientists receive DOE early career research grants

by By Angela Anderson, Glennda Chui and Amanda Solliday on August 23, 2017 3:59 pm
Three scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory will receive DOE Early Career Research Program grants for research to find evidence of cosmic inflation, understand how plasmas excite particles to high energies and develop a way to accelerate particles in much shorter distances with terahertz radiation. ZEESHAN AHMED, FREDERICO FIUZA and EMILIO NANNI were… Read more Three SLAC scientists receive DOE early career research grants
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Stanford achieves top ranking for sustainability

by Kathleen Sullivan on August 20, 2017 3:45 pm
Stanford has achieved the top ranking – platinum – bestowed by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, which assessed campus sustainability data from more than 800 universities in the United States and Canada. Like the precious metal, the platinum rating is rare. It is an honor Stanford shares with just one… Read more Stanford achieves top ranking for sustainability
Thomas Kailath

Stanford electrical engineering Professor Thomas Kailath honored for lifetime achievement by Marconi Society

by Pamela Moreland on August 16, 2017 4:33 pm
Engineering Professor emeritus THOMAS KAILATH will be given the Marconi Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his many transformative contributions to information and system science, as well as his sustained mentoring and development of new generations of scientists. Kailath is the sixth scientist to be honored with a Marconi Society Lifetime Achievement Award. The… Read more Stanford electrical engineering Professor Thomas Kailath honored for lifetime achievement by Marconi Society