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Stanford legal scholars weigh in on Supreme Court's end-of-term decisions

by on July 1, 2015 5:26 pm
In recent weeks, as the U.S. Supreme Court has issued a flurry of decisions, many of them game-changing, Stanford law professors have weighed in. The recent flood of decisions by the court provided long-awaited insights on where the court is leaning – and also raised significant questions. With rulings on key issues including lethal injections… Read more Stanford legal scholars weigh in on Supreme Court's end-of-term decisions
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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
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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
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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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Health report card says we don't get enough sleep at Stanford

by on June 17, 2015 5:44 pm
BeWell has posted the results of Stanford’s health report card for 2014. Turns out that we need to get more sleep, which comes as a surprise to, well, probably no one. And, while 67.6 percent of us eat two or more servings of fruit a day, only 47.2 percent eat three or more servings of… Read more Health report card says we don't get enough sleep at Stanford
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On video: Stanford sends off the Class of 2015

by on June 16, 2015 2:49 pm
Stanford videographer KURT HICKMAN captured some of the best moments of the university’s 124th Commencement Weekend. Baccalaureate, the annual multifaith celebration, featured speeches by VERNON JORDAN, a civil rights leader, investment banker and attorney, and by Shelby Monét Sinclair, a graduating senior, and music by Talisman A Cappella. Hickman also caught the Wacky Walk, Stanford’s… Read more On video: Stanford sends off the Class of 2015
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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 Class of 2015 leaves a box of memories

by on June 11, 2015 4:45 pm
A message in a bottle, one pinned to a necktie, one written on a bag of noodles. These and many other items form a collective memory of the Class of 2015, which will be marked with a shiny bronze plaque. In a sealed metal box, measuring less than a cubic foot, graduating seniors will lay… Read more Stanford Class of 2015 leaves a box of memories
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Stanford researchers develop secondary school curriculum to address race and police violence

by on June 9, 2015 4:00 am
TRAVIS BRISTOL, a research and policy fellow at the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education, and CLAUDE GOLDENBERG, professor of education at Stanford, have created a curriculum that supports teaching about the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black man, and the protests and civil unrest that followed in Ferguson, Mo., in August 2014.… Read more Stanford researchers develop secondary school curriculum to address race and police violence
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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