Category: Awards

Laura Carstensen

Stanford scholars noted for contributions to aging

by on November 4, 2015 4:49 pm
Three members of the Stanford community are among the “2015 Influencers in Aging,” which honors 50 inspiring thought leaders, innovators, doctors, authors, advocates, experts, executives and other “extraordinary people who are changing what it means to grow old in America.” The Stanford honorees are LAURA CARSTENSEN, founding director of the Stanford Center on Longevity and… Read more Stanford scholars noted for contributions to aging
Pamela Karlan

U.S. attorney general honors Pamela Karlan

by on November 3, 2015 4:39 pm
U.S. Attorney General LORETTA LYNCH recently recognized Law School Professor PAMELA KARLAN with the John Marshall Award at the 63rd annual Attorney General’s Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C. John Marshall Awards are the highest awards offered by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to attorneys for contributions and excellence in specialized areas of legal performance.… Read more U.S. attorney general honors Pamela Karlan
Jonathan Payne

Jonathan Payne wins Charles Schuchert Award

by on November 2, 2015 4:39 pm
JONATHAN PAYNE has won the the prestigious Charles Schuchert Award for his work in the field of paleontology. Payne, associate professor at the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences and chair of the department of Geological Sciences, received the award during a recent ceremony at the Geological Society of America annual meeting in Baltimore.… Read more Jonathan Payne wins Charles Schuchert Award
Amato Giaccia

National Academy of Medicine elects three from medical school

by on October 21, 2015 4:21 pm
Three members of the School of Medicine faculty have been elected members of the National Academy of Medicine, formerly known as the Institute of Medicine. GLENN CHERTOW, AMATO GIACCIA and ROBERT HARRINGTON are now among the academy’s 1,826 members and 137 international members. Chertow is the Norman S. Coplon/Satellite Healthcare Professor in Medicine and chief… Read more National Academy of Medicine elects three from medical school
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Stanford professors receive top honor from sociology journal for speed dating paper

by on October 21, 2015 4:00 am
Stanford Professors DANIEL MCFARLAND, of education, and DAN JURAFSKY, of linguistics and of computer science, are the recipients of this year’s Roger V. Gould Prize from the American Journal of Sociology (AJS) for their paper analyzing social connections and what makes people click. The prize is awarded to the AJS article that, according to the… Read more Stanford professors receive top honor from sociology journal for speed dating paper
The Stanford Chamber Chorale

Recording produced at Bing Concert Hall makes first step toward Grammy nomination

by on October 14, 2015 6:45 pm
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences announced that the recording of Joseph Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass (Nelsonmesse) and Symphony No. 102 performed by the St. Lawrence String Quartet, Stanford Chamber Strings and Stanford Chamber Chorale in Bing Concert Hall has qualified for the first-round ballot in four Grammy categories: Best Choral Performance, Best… Read more Recording produced at Bing Concert Hall makes first step toward Grammy nomination
Manu Prakash

Seven scientists awarded grants for high-risk, high-return research

by on October 7, 2015 4:55 pm
Seven Stanford scientists have received awards from the National Institutes of Health totaling $11.5 million to pursue high-risk, high-reward research. They are among the 78 recipients of the 2015 Pioneer, New Innovator, Transformative Research and Early Independence awards. The awards are designed to encourage scientists to pursue creative research projects with the potential of leading… Read more Seven scientists awarded grants for high-risk, high-return research
Five students from the  Stanford Graduate School of Business have been named Siebel Scholars. From left: Michael Mester, Dorian Bertsch, Ibrahim Alsuwaidi, Sarah Wang and Michael Ding. (Photo credit: Chuck Goodman)

Stanford graduate students named Siebel Scholars

by on September 28, 2015 4:36 pm
Fifteen Stanford graduate students in business, computer science and bioengineering were recently named 2016 Siebel Scholars for outstanding academic performance and leadership in their fields. The Siebel Scholars program was established by the Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation in 2000 to recognize the most talented students at the world’s leading graduate schools of business and… Read more Stanford graduate students named Siebel Scholars
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Stanford's Anderson Collection wins prestigious architecture award

by on September 23, 2015 6:30 pm
The Anderson Collection at Stanford University has won a 2015 Award of Excellence, the highest level of honor, from the American Institute of Architects, New York State (AIANY). Designed by RICHARD OLCOTT/Ennead Architects, the building housing the collection is located in the heart of Stanford’s arts district. The Anderson Collection at Stanford University celebrates its first… Read more Stanford's Anderson Collection wins prestigious architecture award
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The life of Stanford's resident assistants

by on September 13, 2015 10:00 pm
WHEN HECTOR PEREZ-CANTALAPIEDRA, ’15, arrived at Larkin as a freshman, about 3,600 miles from his home in Puerto Rico, the presence of his dorm’s six dedicated and friendly staffers eased his transition. “For the first few weeks, I thought they were full-time staff members, not students,” he says. “That’s how involved they were.” That mentorship… Read more The life of Stanford's resident assistants