Category: Awards

Aanchal Johri, left, and Jason Li

Stanford juniors selected as Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholars

by Pamela Moreland on July 10, 2017 3:03 pm
AANCHAL JOHRI, ’18, a mathematical and computational science major, and JASON LI, ’18, a human biology major, have been awarded scholarships from the Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship Foundation for their commitment to public service, outstanding leadership potential and desire to make a difference in local, regional, national and international communities. The program was… Read more Stanford juniors selected as Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholars
Rebecca Perlman, left, and Shiran Shen

Political science doctoral students recognized by Horowitz Foundation

by Milenko Martinovich on July 6, 2017 4:39 pm
REBECCA PERLMAN and SHIRAN SHEN, doctoral candidates in the Department of Political Science, are two of 20 scholars to receive national research grants from the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy. Perlman and Shen were chosen from a field of more than 670 social sciences scholars. “This year the foundation saw a marked increase in not… Read more Political science doctoral students recognized by Horowitz Foundation
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Center for Digital Health awards first seed grants, 1,000 smartwatches to five teams

by Stanford Medicine on July 4, 2017 6:56 pm
The Stanford Center for Digital Health has awarded five seed grants and a total of 1,000 Apple Watches to research projects led by Stanford faculty. The projects are designed to study whether creative uses of the devices can achieve meaningful health care outcomes. The center aims to advance the field of digital health by enabling… Read more Center for Digital Health awards first seed grants, 1,000 smartwatches to five teams
Jennifer Chien

Jennifer Chien, ’06, receives Jon Blum Outstanding Alumni Mentor Award from BEAM, Stanford Career Education

by Annie Vleck on June 29, 2017 4:14 pm
Jennifer “Gem” Chien, ’06, was honored with the inaugural Jon Blum Outstanding Alumni Mentor award during Stanford’s Commencement season. The award is named in honor of Jon Blum, ’84. It recognizes an alumna or alumnus who has strengthened the Stanford community by engaging Stanford students in candid career conversations to help these students to identify… Read more Jennifer Chien, ’06, receives Jon Blum Outstanding Alumni Mentor Award from BEAM, Stanford Career Education
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2017 Firestone and Golden medal, Kennedy Thesis Prize recipients honored

by Arik Lifschitz on June 28, 2017 12:10 am
A recent ceremony honored 33 prize winners representing 26 departments from the three Stanford schools with undergraduate programs –  Humanities and Sciences;  Engineering; and  Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences. Harry Elam, senior vice provost for education, hosted the June 17 event for the class of 2017 recipients of the Firestone and Robert M. Golden medals… Read more 2017 Firestone and Golden medal, Kennedy Thesis Prize recipients honored
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Stanford School of Medicine Communication office wins six national awards

by Susan Ipaktchian on June 26, 2017 4:04 pm
The School of Medicine’s Office of Communication & Public Affairs has received national recognition for the quality of its news releases and magazine stories, including the top prize in the “best articles of the year” category. Overall, the office received six awards — one platinum award, two golds and three silvers — in the 2016… Read more Stanford School of Medicine Communication office wins six national awards
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Nine inductees named to '17 Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame Class

by Stanford Athletics on June 23, 2017 4:25 pm
Nine former Stanford student-athletes have been selected to the 2017 Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame class. 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… Read more Nine inductees named to '17 Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame Class
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Stanford alum Michael Tubbs receives inaugural Ira D. Hall Under 30 Service Award established by former Stanford trustee

by Pamela Moreland on June 22, 2017 3:52 pm
Michael Tubbs, BA/MA ’12, mayor of Stockton, California, was named the inaugural recipient of the Ira D. Hall Under 30 Service Award at the Black Community Services Center’s annual Academic and Community Awards ceremony. During his years at Stanford, Tubbs, who earned his undergraduate degree in comparative studies in race and ethnicity and a master’s… Read more Stanford alum Michael Tubbs receives inaugural Ira D. Hall Under 30 Service Award established by former Stanford trustee
Doomed to Cooperate

Siegfried Hecker's book on nuclear dangers recognized

by Clifton B. Parker on June 20, 2017 1:15 pm
SIEGFRIED HECKER has won a national award from the American Association for State and Local History for his book, Doomed to Cooperate. Subtitled “How American and Russian Scientists Joined Forces to Avert Some of the Great Post–Cold War Nuclear Dangers,” the work tells the story of nuclear scientists from two former enemy nations who reached across political,… Read more Siegfried Hecker's book on nuclear dangers recognized
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Mike Baiocchi wins Rosenkranz Prize for Heath Care Research in Developing Countries

by Stanford Health Policy staff on June 18, 2017 4:35 pm
In the slums of Nairobi, where sexual assault is as commonplace as it is taboo to discuss, a team of Kenyan counselors is teaching kids that no means no. The girls learn to shout — “Hands off my body!” — and throw an elbow jab or good kick to the groin. The boys are encouraged… Read more Mike Baiocchi wins Rosenkranz Prize for Heath Care Research in Developing Countries