Category: Awards

Gretchen Daily

Gretchen Daily honored with Blue Planet Prize for her work to harmonize people and nature

by Rob Jordan on June 14, 2017 4:59 pm
Your summer vacation plans have changed – you’re going to the moon. Stanford biologist GRETCHEN DAILY wants you to imagine this scenario and to consider all the Earth-bound organisms you would depend on for food, building materials, pharmaceuticals and general happiness up there. “You’d get a list of thousands of species,” said Daily, the Bing… Read more Gretchen Daily honored with Blue Planet Prize for her work to harmonize people and nature
ASCE

Urban water engineering project AquaCharge earns awards

by Kate Chesley on June 12, 2017 2:14 pm
A project designed to enhance the resiliency and sustainability of urban water supplies has been honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Innovation Contest. The project, called AquaCharge, was submitted by PhD student JON BRADSHAW, who works with RICHARD LUTHY, professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the Engineering Research Center… Read more Urban water engineering project AquaCharge earns awards
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School of Medicine recognizes staff for spirit and for inspiring change

by Mandy Erickson on June 12, 2017 3:45 am
Four staff members have been selected as this year’s winners of either the School of Medicine’s Anne G. Crowe Spirit Award or the Inspiring Change Leadership Award. Spirit Award winners are selected for their outstanding dedication, initiative, motivation, positive attitude and customer service. This year’s recipients are CHRISTINE HENDRICKS, clinical program manager in emergency medicine,… Read more School of Medicine recognizes staff for spirit and for inspiring change
Stephan Graham

Stanford Earth’s Stephan Graham recognized for lifetime of distinguished research and teaching

by Barbara Buell on June 7, 2017 4:36 pm
Stanford Earth geological sciences Professor STEPHAN GRAHAM began his exploration of the stratigraphic record in southern Indiana as a boy collecting fossils. In the years since, Graham has developed seminal research in the field of sedimentation and tectonics and has mentored generations of graduate students. On April 4, the Society of Sedimentary Geologists recognized his… Read more Stanford Earth’s Stephan Graham recognized for lifetime of distinguished research and teaching
Lyons Awards winners

Seven students win Lyons Awards for service

by Kate Chesley on June 2, 2017 3:55 pm
Seven students were recently honored with James W. Lyons Awards for Service to and on behalf of Stanford. The awards were presented by GREG BOARDMAN, vice provost of student affairs, at a ceremony on May 23. The honored students were: ANDREW BARAKAT, who was recognized for his commitment to the well-being of Stanford students by… Read more Seven students win Lyons Awards for service
Ecosystems of California

Harold Mooney’s Ecosystems of California wins California Book Award

by Devon Ryan on June 1, 2017 2:17 pm
Ecosystems of California has received the Gold Medal for Contribution to Publishing in the 86th Annual California Book Awards. The comprehensive reference guide, which includes contributions from more than 150 authors, is a deep dive into the functions, management and diversity of each ecosystem in the Golden State. This adds to the PROSE Award for… Read more Harold Mooney’s Ecosystems of California wins California Book Award
Golfer Maverick McNealy

Stanford’s Maverick McNealy wins Ben Hogan Award

by Stanford Athletics on May 31, 2017 4:53 pm
Stanford senior men’s golfer MAVERICK MCNEALY was named the winner of the Ben Hogan Award, as announced by Colonial Country Club, Friends of Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America. The Ben Hogan Award is presented annually to the top men’s college golfer. McNealy receives an exemption into the PGA Tour’s 2018 Dean & DeLuca Invitational,… Read more Stanford’s Maverick McNealy wins Ben Hogan Award

Senior LoMo Phillips wins the Sterling Award for service

by Emily Handy on May 25, 2017 2:36 pm
Senior LAUREN “LOMO” PHILLIPS was awarded the Stanford Alumni Association’s 2017 J.E. Wallace Sterling Award for outstanding service to Stanford. HOWARD WOLF, president of Stanford Alumni Association and vice president for alumni affairs, recently presented the award to Phillips, who is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in art history Phillips has been active in campus… Read more Senior LoMo Phillips wins the Sterling Award for service
Lelia Glass

Stanford doctoral candidates named Mellon/ACLS Fellows, receive financial support for dissertations

by Milenko Martinovich on May 24, 2017 5:14 pm
Stanford PhD students LELIA GLASS and VLADIMIR HAMED-TROYANSKY were named 2017 Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Dissertation Completion Fellows. Glass and Hamed-Troyansky were among 65 fellows selected from a pool of more than 1,000 applicants. Fellows are awarded a $30,000 stipend and up to $8,000 in research funds and university fees. The financial support… Read more Stanford doctoral candidates named Mellon/ACLS Fellows, receive financial support for dissertations
Kate Gibson

Kate Gibson is named San Mateo County’s Bike Commuter of the Year

by News Service on May 19, 2017 4:06 pm
KATE GIBSON, transportation demand management (TDM) and communications specialist in Land and Buildings Operations, was recently named the 2017 Bike Commuter of the Year in San Mateo County. Gibson commutes to Stanford by biking from her home to the Redwood City Caltrain station and then riding from the Palo Alto Caltrain station to her office.… Read more Kate Gibson is named San Mateo County’s Bike Commuter of the Year