Category: Awards

Alex Torres

Alexander Torres wins Beinecke Scholarship

by Kate Chesley on April 30, 2016 10:17 am
ALEXANDER TORRES, a junior majoring in English and minoring in Spanish, has been awarded a Beinecke Scholarship to support his graduate education. The Beinecke Scholarship, a program of the Sperry Fund, seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences. This year,… Read more Alexander Torres wins Beinecke Scholarship
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John S. Knight Fellowships at Stanford University names next year's fellows

by Staff on April 27, 2016 4:00 am
Twelve U.S. journalists and journalism innovators have won John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University for the 2016-17 academic year. The U.S. fellows join six international fellows who were announced earlier this month. Fellows spend a significant part of their time pursuing their journalism challenges, while also participating fully in the intellectual life of Stanford and… Read more John S. Knight Fellowships at Stanford University names next year's fellows
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Stanford faculty honored with Guggenheim Fellowships

by Robin Wander on April 26, 2016 4:00 am
Music faculty JONATHAN BERGER and GE WANG have been awarded fellowships by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. The fellowships are awarded to midcareer individuals who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. In addition, KATRINA KARKAZIS, a senior research scholar at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics,… Read more Stanford faculty honored with Guggenheim Fellowships
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Historian Allyson Hobbs selected for Distinguished Lectureship Program

by Kate Chesley on April 25, 2016 4:00 am
ALLYSON HOBBS, assistant professor of history, is one of 78 historians selected for the Organization of American Historians’ (OAH) Distinguished Lectureship Program. Founded in 1907, the OAH is the largest professional society dedicated to the teaching and study of American history. OAH Distinguished Lecturers are appointed annually and give public lectures on behalf of the… Read more Historian Allyson Hobbs selected for Distinguished Lectureship Program
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Stanford scholars tapped for Carnegie Fellowships

by Clifton Parker on April 19, 2016 3:35 pm
NATE PERSILY, professor of law, and JENS HAINMUELLER, associate professor of political science, are winners of 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellowships. Persily and Hainmueller are among 33 scholars across the country who have been selected as Carnegie fellows this year. The winners were chosen from almost 200 nominations; this is the second year the fellowships have been… Read more Stanford scholars tapped for Carnegie Fellowships
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Catalin Voss wins Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

by Staff on April 13, 2016 5:03 pm
CATALIN VOSS,  who will complete his BS and MS in computer science in June, has won the $15,000 Lemelson-MIT “Cure it!” Student Prize. Voss developed the Autism Glass Project, an emotional learning aid for children with autism based on smart glasses like Google Glass. Voss traces his passion for inventing back to his childhood in… Read more Catalin Voss wins Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
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Stanford researchers recognized for innovative scholarship and impact in education

by Brooke Donald on April 12, 2016 7:00 pm
The American Educational Research Association has honored Stanford faculty, students and alumni with awards for their scholarship. Most of the awards were announced during AERA’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C. earlier this month. Researchers and practitioners from around the country attended the meeting, where scholars presented new research, delivered lectures on diversity, democracy and equity… Read more Stanford researchers recognized for innovative scholarship and impact in education
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Honors for SESI project continue to roll in

by Kate Chesley on April 8, 2016 7:24 pm
STANFORD ENERGY SYSTEM INNOVATIONS (SESI) has picked up yet another award. This past weekend, the editors of the Engineering News-Record presented SESI with its Editor’s Choice & Best Energy/Industrial awards. SESI, completed in 2015, transformed the university’s energy supply from a 100 percent fossil-fuel-based combined heat-and-power plant to grid-sourced electricity and a more efficient electric heat… Read more Honors for SESI project continue to roll in
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Four students win Barry Goldwater Scholarships

by Kate Chesley on April 4, 2016 4:52 pm
Four Stanford undergraduates have been selected to receive 2016 Barry Goldwater Scholarships. The four are among 252 Goldwater Scholars selected nationwide on the basis of academic merit from a field of 1,150 mathematics, science and engineering students. The one- and two-year scholarships cover the cost of tuition, fees, books and room and board up to a… Read more Four students win Barry Goldwater Scholarships
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Stanford's synchronized swimming team wins national title

by Stanford Athletics on March 29, 2016 11:52 pm
On Saturday, March 26, the Stanford captured the 2016 U.S. National Collegiate Synchronized Swimming Championships in impressive fashion, collecting victories in three of four finals. Stanford totaled 98.0 points, while defending champion Ohio State finished second with 92.0 and the University of the Incarnate Word was third with 75.0. It marked the eighth title for… Read more Stanford's synchronized swimming team wins national title