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From Stanford magazine: What you might not know about Stanford's barber

by on June 6, 2014 4:00 am
For the past half-century, CARMELO COGLIANDRO has had clippers and comb at the ready as one generation after another has taken a seat in his chair at Stanford Hair, the barbershop he now owns. Cogliandro, 73, has counted some of the biggest names on the Farm as friends and clients, including the past six Stanford… Read more From Stanford magazine: What you might not know about Stanford's barber

Graduate School of Education's Center for Education Policy Analysis wins $4 million grant

by on June 4, 2014 4:04 pm
The Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA) at Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE) has won a $4 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences, the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education. The funding will support about 30 doctoral students and promote the latest skills in education policy research with two- and… Read more Graduate School of Education's Center for Education Policy Analysis wins $4 million grant

Stanford baseball heads to NCAA Super Regional following comeback

by on June 3, 2014 5:24 pm
Stanford freshman TOMMY EDMAN hit a walk-off two-run home run on Tuesday, securing a 5-4 win for the Cardinal baseball team over Indiana University.  The play sends Stanford to the NCAA Super Regional next weekend in Nashville to face Vanderbilt in a best-of-three series. “It was a fantastic win for us,” said MARK MARQUESS, the Clarke… Read more Stanford baseball heads to NCAA Super Regional following comeback

Doctoral candidates in the Stanford Graduate School of Education win national dissertation fellowships

by on June 2, 2014 4:00 am
Two dooctoral students at Stanford Graduate School of Education – ERIC TAYLOR and ILANA UMANSKY  –  have been awarded National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowships for 2014-2015. About 600 students applied for the highly competitive dissertation grants, which went this year to 31 candidates, according to the NAEd, which administers the awards in partnership with the Spencer… Read more Doctoral candidates in the Stanford Graduate School of Education win national dissertation fellowships

Laurette Beeson wins Fidler Award for contributions to Stanford Student Affairs

by on May 28, 2014 3:52 pm
The nameplate had just been sealed onto her plaque for the Amy J. Blue Award when LAURETTE BEESON learned that she had received another honor last week. On Tuesday, May 20, Beeson, an assistant dean for graduate life, was awarded the Margaret Ann Fidler Award for Distinguished Service in Student Affairs. The highest honor given… Read more Laurette Beeson wins Fidler Award for contributions to Stanford Student Affairs

Stanford Professor Jo Boaler wins math education prize

by on May 22, 2014 4:15 pm
JO BOALER, professor of mathematics education at Stanford Graduate School of Education, has been awarded the Kay Gilliland Equity Award  by the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM). The international organization, made up of leaders in the field of mathematics education, cited Boaler for her contributions to equity in mathematics education and leadership in… Read more Stanford Professor Jo Boaler wins math education prize

Rodgers wins Ben Hogan Award as the best colleagiate golfer

by on May 21, 2014 2:53 pm
Junior PATRICK RODGERS has been named winner of the 2014 Ben Hogan Award by the Colonial Country Club, the Friends of Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America. The Ben Hogan Award is presented annually to the top men’s NCAA Division I, II or III, NAIA or NJCAA college golfer, taking into account all… Read more Rodgers wins Ben Hogan Award as the best colleagiate golfer

More than 2,034 Stanford bicyclists participate in Bike to Work Day

by on May 19, 2014 4:47 pm
During the Bay Area’s 20th annual Bike to Work Day on May 8, Stanford’s bicycle program recorded 2,034 bicycle commuters and 133 walkers coming onto campus. Bicyclists logged a total of 8,783 miles and averaged nearly 11 miles per trip. By biking instead of driving, these commuters eliminated an estimated 7,958* pounds of CO2 emissions… Read more More than 2,034 Stanford bicyclists participate in Bike to Work Day

Stanford graduating seniors Hunter Kodama, Chiney Ogwumike, win Alumni Association's Sterling Award

by on May 16, 2014 3:05 pm
Graduating seniors HUNTER KODAMA and CHINEY OGWUIMKE have received the Stanford Alumni Association’s 2014 J.E. Wallace Sterling Award for outstanding service to Stanford. HOWARD WOLF, president of the Alumni Association and vice president for alumni affairs, presented the awards at the SAA Board Meeting on Thursday, May 15. Kodama, who will graduate with a bachelor’s… Read more Stanford graduating seniors Hunter Kodama, Chiney Ogwumike, win Alumni Association's Sterling Award

Julie Kennedy wins award for excellence in teaching

by on May 15, 2014 7:45 pm
Environmental Earth System Science professor JULIE KENNEDY has been awarded the 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award by the Northern California Association of Phi Beta Kappa. She is one of four teachers honored this year and the 12th Stanford professor to win the award. Kennedy said that while she is delighted to be honored, it is… Read more Julie Kennedy wins award for excellence in teaching