Category: Seen on Campus

Isabel Stenzel Byrnes

The art of saying goodbye: Isabel Stenzel Byrnes at TEDxStanford

by on June 23, 2014 4:22 pm
ISABEL STENZEL BYRNES has lived with cystic fibrosis for 42 years. She received a lung transplant at Stanford Hospital 10 years ago. In a talk she gave at TEDxStanford May 10, Byrnes, a bereavement counselor, described her illness journey and the lessons she has learned about grief and loss. Before the death of her sister,… Read more The art of saying goodbye: Isabel Stenzel Byrnes at TEDxStanford
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What better way to spend an afternoon than letting gooey cornstarch ooze between your fingers?

by on June 17, 2014 4:22 pm
What better way to spend a sunny Friday afternoon than letting a gooey cornstarch slurry ooze between your grubby fingers? Perhaps investigating the bacteria of your nose (the outside) is more of an end-of-the-week treat. Or, as in the case of some visitors to the 10th annual Stanford Bio-X Kids Science Day, maybe high-fiving a… Read more What better way to spend an afternoon than letting gooey cornstarch ooze between your fingers?

How do you Wacky Walk?

by on June 16, 2014 2:05 pm
Watch members of the men’s and women’s Ultimate Frisbee teams build a collaborative Commencement prop for ‘Wacky Walk.’

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

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

by on June 2, 2014 4:00 am
Two doctoral 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

Stanford students host a Day of Solidarity with UC Santa Barbara

by on May 29, 2014 5:00 pm
Stanford students on Thursday, showed their support for the UC Santa Barbara community with wrist ribbons signifying solidarity, signs on White Plaza and a planned evening vigil. The events were in response to the tragedy Friday, May 23, that left six UCSB students dead and several seriously wounded. The events were sponsored by the Associated… Read more Stanford students host a Day of Solidarity with UC Santa Barbara

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

Graduating senior Kaela Farrise receives Stanford Alumni Association's Outstanding Achievement Award

by on May 28, 2014 4:00 am
KAELA FARRISE, ‘14 has received the Stanford Alumni Association’s Outstanding Achievement Award for making a significant impact on the campus community. HOWARD WOLF, vice president for alumni affairs and president of the Stanford Alumni Association, announced the award at a private reception on Friday, May 23. Farrise has been actively engaged in the Stanford community… Read more Graduating senior Kaela Farrise receives Stanford Alumni Association's Outstanding Achievement Award

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