Category: Awards

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Stanford lauded for its leadership in protecting the environment

by on January 28, 2016 4:00 am
When the State of California announced the 2015 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Awards, Stanford University was among the winners. The GEELA Awards recognize individuals, organizations and businesses that have made “notable, voluntary contributions in conserving California’s precious resources, protecting and enhancing our environment, building public-private partnerships and strengthening the state’s economy.” The award to… Read more Stanford lauded for its leadership in protecting the environment
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Redwood City Chamber recognizes Stanford’s educational efforts

by on January 26, 2016 4:44 pm
Stanford will be recognized with the Golden Apple Award from the Redwood City Chamber during an awards banquet on Jan. 29. Stanford was nominated for the award by the Redwood City Education Foundation (RCEF) in recognition of contributions that enable the foundation to fund new and innovative educational programs for students enrolled in the Redwood… Read more Redwood City Chamber recognizes Stanford’s educational efforts
The winning team –  Allison Crow  and Claudia Dodge  – with their mentor Chef Junelle Fronda

Stanford students take innovation to the kitchen at 13th annual Cardinal Cook-Off

by on January 25, 2016 9:50 pm
In an Iron Chef-style competition, Stanford students recently took innovation to the kitchen at the 13th annual Cardinal Cook-Off, held in the top floor of the Arrillaga Family Dining Commons on Thursday evening. Three teams of two students practiced and worked with a mentor chef on campus to prepare a signature dish using two featured… Read more Stanford students take innovation to the kitchen at 13th annual Cardinal Cook-Off
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Three Stanford professors recognized with top science awards

by on January 21, 2016 6:00 pm
Three Stanford scholars were announced this week as recipients of prestigious National Academy of Sciences awards. One of them is STEPHEN QUAKE, a physicist and mathematician by training. But by dint of research and experience, he is also an engineer, chemist, biologist, geneticist, immunologist and inventor. In short, he is the consummate interdisciplinary scholar and,… Read more Three Stanford professors recognized with top science awards
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Stanley Brodsky shares Pomeranchuk Prize

by on January 20, 2016 4:00 am
STANLEY BRODSKY, a professor of particle physics and astrophysics at Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, has received the 2015 Pomeranchuk Prize from the Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP) in Moscow. He shares the award with Russian physicist VICTOR FADIN. “It is a great honor to be recognized… Read more Stanley Brodsky shares Pomeranchuk Prize
Yakov Eliashberg (Photo credit: Linda A. Cicero

Stanford professors win prestigious Swedish prizes in mathematics, astronomy

by on January 18, 2016 5:00 pm
YAKOV ELIASHBERG, professor of mathematics, and ROGER BLANDFORD, professor of physics, have been awarded the 2016 Crafoord prizes in mathematics and astronomy, respectively, from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Eliashberg has been awarded the 2016 Crafoord Prize in Mathematics for his work in developing symplectic topology, a branch of differential geometry, and for his… Read more Stanford professors win prestigious Swedish prizes in mathematics, astronomy
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Jordan Morris wins soccer's Hermann Trophy

by on January 13, 2016 1:19 pm
Stanford’s JORDAN MORRIS recently capped his storybook collegiate career when he was named the winner of the 2015 MAC Hermann Trophy, college soccer’s highest honor. The award was decided by a vote of NCAA Division I soccer coaches. “Thank you to everyone who supported me this season – coaches, support staff, parents, siblings, girlfriend and… Read more Jordan Morris wins soccer's Hermann Trophy
Epidermolysis bullosa patient Garrett Spaulding and his Stanford doctors were featured in "The butterfly effect," a story published in the summer 2015 issue of the magazine.
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'Stanford Medicine' magazine wins top honors

by on January 12, 2016 4:00 pm
Stanford Medicine and three of the stories published in the magazine in 2015 earned the highest possible awards in the annual competition sponsored by the American Association of Medical Colleges. Stanford Medicine, which is produced by the medical school’s Office of Communication & Public Affairs, received an Award of Excellence in the external-audience periodical category.… Read more 'Stanford Medicine' magazine wins top honors
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Stanford alumna wins international award for her thesis documentary about Syrian refugees

by on January 6, 2016 5:30 pm
MELISSA LANGER, 2015 MFA graduate of Stanford’s Documentary Film and Video Program, recently won the IDFA Award for Best Student Documentary for her thesis film, My Aleppo. The film, which chronicles the experience of a Syrian refugee family that relocated to Pretoria, South Africa, was one of 15 films in eight categories to win awards in… Read more Stanford alumna wins international award for her thesis documentary about Syrian refugees
Christina Smolke (Photo credit: Rod Searcey/Stanford Engineering)

Two Stanford scientists among '10 people who mattered' in 2015

by on January 6, 2016 12:01 am
Nature, the venerable science journal, has announced its list of 10 people who mattered in the world in 2015, and two of them are from Stanford. ZHENAN BAO, professor of chemical engineering, and CHRISTINA SMOLKE, associate professor of bioengineering, were named to Nature‘s list of “10 people who mattered this year.” Nature included Smolke and… Read more Two Stanford scientists among '10 people who mattered' in 2015