Category: Awards

Painting at Windhover

Windhover commended for providing a serene oasis on campus

by on July 9, 2015 4:00 am
Windhover, a contemplative center at Stanford designed around large abstract paintings of birds in flight, has won several design awards in recent months. Windhover, which opened last fall and is available for use by members of the Stanford community, features four paintings created by the late Nathan Oliveira, an internationally acclaimed artist who taught at… Read more Windhover commended for providing a serene oasis on campus
Jonathan Payne

Stanford geologist honored with Cox Medal for fostering undergraduate research

by on June 30, 2015 5:58 pm
JONATHAN PAYNE, associate professor of geological sciences, recently was honored with the 2015 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. The Cox award was established in memory of the late Allan Cox,… Read more Stanford geologist honored with Cox Medal for fostering undergraduate research
Valarie Allman

Stanford wins Women's Capital One Cup

by on June 24, 2015 5:29 pm
Stanford has claimed its third Women’s Capital One Cup as the most successful athletics program in the country during the 2014-15 season. The Cardinal has won three-of-five awards since the Capital One Cup began in 2010-11. “We are incredibly proud of our women’s athletics program for the exceptional achievement on being this year’s Capital One… Read more Stanford wins Women's Capital One Cup
Illustration by Jason Holley

Stanford Medicine magazine draws top national awards

by on June 18, 2015 3:39 pm
Stanford Medicine magazine earned six awards, including top prize in the category of “best articles of the year,” in a national competition. In all, the magazine took home a platinum, three golds, a silver and a bronze in the 2015 Circle of Excellence Awards Program, a contest held by the Council for the Advancement and… Read more Stanford Medicine magazine draws top national awards
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Stanford administrator wins award for contributions to the School of Humanities and Sciences

by on June 15, 2015 4:17 pm
The School of Humanities and Sciences (H&S) recently awarded the Arnice P. Streit Award to MARIE TONEY, administrative services manager for the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (IRiSS). Toney, who recently marked 40 years of service at Stanford, received the award for her exceptional work as a university administrator in H&S. The award… Read more Stanford administrator wins award for contributions to the School of Humanities and Sciences
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Stanford golfer Maverick McNealy wins the Haskins Award

by on June 4, 2015 3:53 pm
Stanford sophomore MAVERICK MCNEALY capped a remarkable season as the winner of the 2015 Haskins Award, which is given to college golf’s top player. McNealy, of Portola Valley, California, is the No. 1 player in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings and the second straight Stanford golfer to earn the award after PATRICK RODGERS brought home the hardware… Read more Stanford golfer Maverick McNealy wins the Haskins Award
Carla Shatz

Carla Shatz shares $500,000 Gruber Prize

by on June 3, 2015 4:42 pm
CARLA SHATZ, professor of biology and of neurobiology, has been awarded the 2015 Gruber Foundation Neuroscience Prize for her work in understanding how brain signaling controls wiring and plasticity in the brain. Shatz will share the $500,000 prize with Michael Greenberg, a professor of neurobiology at Harvard. In her research, Shatz, who holds the Sapp… Read more Carla Shatz shares $500,000 Gruber Prize
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Stanford historian's first book wins two prizes

by on May 28, 2015 4:11 pm
The Organization of American Historians (OAH) has recognized ALLYSON HOBBS, assistant professor of history at Stanford, with two of their annual awards for her book, A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life. The prizes are the 2015 Frederick Jackson Turner Award, which is given to a first scholarly book about American… Read more Stanford historian's first book wins two prizes
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GSE researchers receive grant for study of K12 online learning

by on May 27, 2015 3:54 pm
Researchers at the Graduate School of Education will share in a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to launch a three-year study of virtual schooling in Florida. The study will explore how virtual schooling options affect students’ course progression, academic achievement and teacher effectiveness. Virtual schools have expanded… Read more GSE researchers receive grant for study of K12 online learning
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Stanford Student Affairs announces Fidler Award, other honors

by on May 26, 2015 4:59 pm
NATE BOSWELL, associate dean of residential education, yesterday was awarded the Margaret Ann Fidler Award for Distinguished Service in Student Affairs. Boswell, a Stanford alumnus, serves on the leadership team in the office of the Dean of Residential Education. His role includes managing and overseeing the programs, operations and staff for residences on The Row.… Read more Stanford Student Affairs announces Fidler Award, other honors