Category: Awards

John Brauman

Brauman receives award for public service from American Chemical Society

by Taylor Kubota on October 7, 2016 5:34 pm
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has named JOHN BRAUMAN, professor emeritus of chemistry, the 2017 recipient of the Charles Lathrop Parsons Award. The annual award is given for outstanding public service. In the award announcement, ACS hailed Brauman for his “deep expertise, sustained leadership and unselfish service to the profession through scientific journal editorships, university… Read more Brauman receives award for public service from American Chemical Society
Sean Reardon

Sean Reardon will be part of study of Common Core's impacts

by GSE communications on October 6, 2016 5:36 pm
SEAN REARDON, professor of poverty and inequality in education at the Graduate School of Education, will be part of a study of the Common Core’s impact on classroom instruction, social disparities and achievement. The Spencer Foundation and the William T. Grant Foundation have awarded a team of researchers from the University of Michigan, Brown University… Read more Sean Reardon will be part of study of Common Core's impacts
Liora Schultz

Three School of Medicine researchers receive awards to study pediatric cancer

by Pamela Moreland on October 5, 2016 5:26 pm
“Cancer research is fraught by a constant flux of challenge and promise. The process requires great patience and persistence,” says LIORA SCHULTZ, an instructor of pediatrics at the School of Medicine. Schultz’s patience and persistence, as well as the research of her School of Medicine colleagues, KARA DAVIS, instructor of pediatrics, and MELISSA MAVERS, a… Read more Three School of Medicine researchers receive awards to study pediatric cancer
Siebel Scholars

16 Stanford students named Siebel Scholars

by University Communications on October 4, 2016 5:50 pm
SIXTEEN STANFORD STUDENTS have been recognized by the Siebel Foundation with Siebel Scholars awards. The awards recognize exceptional students at the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, bioengineering and energy science. Siebel Scholars are chosen by the deans of their schools on the basis of outstanding academic achievement and demonstrated leadership. They receive… Read more 16 Stanford students named Siebel Scholars
Mark Zoback

Mark Zoback receives AGI public service award

by Ker Than on September 28, 2016 5:28 pm
Stanford Earth’s MARK ZOBACK received this year’s Outstanding Contribution to the Public Understanding of the Geosciences award from the American Geosciences Institute (AGI). The annual award is given to an individual or organization for “contributions leading to greater public appreciation and better understanding of the role of geosciences in society.” AGI president Scott Tinker recognized… Read more Mark Zoback receives AGI public service award
Elizabeth Satteley

Five faculty members receive early-career recognition

by University Communications on September 22, 2016 5:35 pm
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Simons Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have selected five Stanford faculty members as 2016 Faculty Scholars. Those selected are early-career scientists who have the “great potential to make unique contributions to their field,” according to the announcement. The new Stanford Faculty Scholars: ALEX DUNN, who… Read more Five faculty members receive early-career recognition
Sterling K. Brown

Emmy award winner gives Stanford a shout out

by Kate Chesley on September 19, 2016 5:34 pm
Stanford alumnus STERLING K. BROWN won the award for best supporting actor at the 2016 Emmys on Sunday, Sept. 18. In his acceptance speech, Brown, who graduated in 1998, thanked his “extended family at Stanford University,” adding, “Stand up, Chocolate Cardinal in the house.” He also thanked his wife, RYAN MICHELLE BATHE, who is a… Read more Emmy award winner gives Stanford a shout out
Greg Boardman and John Etchemendy

Student Affairs award named for Provost John Etchemendy

by University Communications on September 18, 2016 6:35 pm
Student Affairs, the university division that includes career education, community engagement, the dean of students office, residential education, the university registrar and student health, has renamed an award given for outstanding faculty service to honor PROVOST JOHN ETCHEMENDY. Etchemendy, the university’s longest serving provost, will be leaving his position to return to teaching and research.… Read more Student Affairs award named for Provost John Etchemendy
Lexing Ying

Math faculty members earn silver medals in Beijing competition

by Pamela Moreland on September 14, 2016 5:51 pm
Two Department of Mathematics faculty members were awarded Morningside Medals of Mathematics at the 7th International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians in August. Professor LEXING YING was honored for contributions to the development and analysis of fast methods in scientific computing. ZHIWEI YUN, adjunct professor of math, was cited for contributions to the construction of motives… Read more Math faculty members earn silver medals in Beijing competition
Justin Leidwanger

Humanities researchers receive NEH grants

by Chris Kark on August 19, 2016 5:14 pm
The National Endowment for the Humanities, a federal agency that provides grants to support humanities research and education, has awarded a fellowship and a research grant to two Stanford faculty members for the 2016-17 academic year. Each year, the NEH bestows hundreds of grants on individual scholars and on programs at an array of cultural… Read more Humanities researchers receive NEH grants