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Matt Kanan named one of chemistry's Talented 12

by on July 15, 2015 5:19 pm
Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) has recognized MATT KANAN, assistant professor of chemistry, as one of the most talented young chemists in the world. C&EN is a weekly magazine published by the American Chemical Society. The magazine created its first-ever Talented 12 list, and recognized Kanan as one of the “path-paving young researchers and entrepreneurs… Read more Matt Kanan named one of chemistry's Talented 12
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High school teachers come to Stanford for professional development

by on July 14, 2015 3:15 pm
A new group of 107 teachers have been named 2015 Stanford Hollyhock teaching fellows. These high school teachers, representing 34 districts in 17 states and the District of Columbia, will come to Stanford this summer for the beginning of a selective two-year professional development program. “We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to work with this… Read more High school teachers come to Stanford for professional development
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Documentary film celebrates 25th anniversary of Stanford's Solar Car Project

by on July 13, 2015 4:07 pm
A team of Stanford students has begun testing a new solar-powered car to compete in the October 2015 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, a grueling 2,000-mile race across the Australian outback. The high-tech vehicle, called Arctan, was designed and built by members of the Stanford Solar Car Project, a hands-on engineering program launched by and for… Read more Documentary film celebrates 25th anniversary of Stanford's Solar Car Project
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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