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Renaissance Society of America recognizes Blair Hoxby

by Tanu Wakefield on April 28, 2017 4:12 pm
The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) recently recognized BLAIR HOXBY, professor of English, for his 2015 book, What Was Tragedy? Theory and the Early Modern Canon. The RSA awarded What Was Tragedy? an honorable mention in consideration for the 2017 Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Book Prize. What Was Tragedy? earned critical acclaim for shedding new light… Read more Renaissance Society of America recognizes Blair Hoxby
Sean Reardon

Sean Reardon awarded Carnegie fellowship for work on education inequity

by Carrie Spector on April 27, 2017 2:48 pm
SEAN REARDON, professor at the Graduate School of Education, has been named a 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellow for his research into educational opportunity and achievement gaps in America. The Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program, established in 2015 by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, recognizes and supports scholars whose work in the social sciences and humanities… Read more Sean Reardon awarded Carnegie fellowship for work on education inequity
Tessier-Lavigne

Tessier-Lavigne joins panel of university presidents in Washington

by Brad Hayward on April 26, 2017 9:00 pm
President MARC TESSIER-LAVIGNE joined fellow university presidents this week at a panel discussion in Washington, D.C., addressing major issues facing American higher education. Tessier-Lavigne, Harvard President DREW GILPIN FAUST and Ohio State University President and Stanford alumnus MICHAEL DRAKE appeared before the Economic Club of Washington, D.C. A video recording of the conversation is available… Read more Tessier-Lavigne joins panel of university presidents in Washington
Roberta Denning

Alumni Denning and Goldman win Gold Spike Award

by Stanford Alumni Association on April 25, 2017 3:24 pm
ROBERTA DENNING, ’75, MBA ’78, and JOHN GOLDMAN, MBA ’75, are this year’s recipients of the Gold Spike Award, Stanford’s highest honor for volunteer service. President MARC TESSIER-LAVIGNE recently conferred the awards at a dinner held in their honor. The Gold Spike Award is presented annually by Stanford Associates, an honorary organization of more than… Read more Alumni Denning and Goldman win Gold Spike Award
Cathy Aster

Preservation Week: 5 questions with Cathy Aster, service manager, Stanford Digital Library Systems and Services

by Richenda Brim on April 24, 2017 4:30 pm
This week, libraries around the country will share preservation tips and stories for the American Library Association’s annual Preservation Week. You can find preservation resources, quick tips and free webinars on the Preservation Week site covering the spectrum of collection care from textiles to personal digital archives. The Stanford Libraries Blog will spend this week… Read more Preservation Week: 5 questions with Cathy Aster, service manager, Stanford Digital Library Systems and Services
Augustus White

Surgeon-scientist Augustus White to speak at Medical School diploma ceremony

by Tracie White on April 21, 2017 2:09 pm
AUGUSTUS WHITE III, the first African American to graduate from Stanford School of Medicine, will be this year’s speaker at the school’s diploma ceremony. Throughout his career as an orthopedic surgeon and scientist, White has remained a pioneer and role model for underrepresented minorities in the medical profession. His early interest in orthopedics stemmed from… Read more Surgeon-scientist Augustus White to speak at Medical School diploma ceremony
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New event recognizes undergraduate humanities research

by Alex Shashkevich on April 20, 2017 6:53 pm
Twenty-five undergraduate students will gather today, April 21, to talk about their research and creative projects during the Humanities Showcase on campus. The event will begin at 4 p.m. at the Stanford Humanities Center and will include short talks, a gallery walk with posters and several digital presentations, as well as creative performances by the… Read more New event recognizes undergraduate humanities research
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Delphine Red Shirt's George Sword's Warrior Narratives honored

by Alex Shashkevich on April 19, 2017 3:58 pm
DELPHINE RED SHIRT, lecturer of Native American Studies and Special Languages, was recently honored with two awards for her 2016 book about the writings of Native American George Sword. Her book, George Sword’s Warrior Narratives: Compositional Processes in Lakota Oral Tradition, examines the characteristics of the oral storytelling and literature of the Lakota people, who… Read more Delphine Red Shirt's George Sword's Warrior Narratives honored
Lemelson prize winners

Undergrads win prize for work combating antibacterial resistance

by Nathan Collins on April 18, 2017 3:26 pm
A team of Stanford ChEM-H undergraduates has won the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for their development of proteins that could combat multidrug-resistant bacteria, which the World Health Organization has described as one of the most serious public health threats the world faces today. MARIA FILSINGER INTERRANTE, now a student in the School of Medicine’s Medical Scientist… Read more Undergrads win prize for work combating antibacterial resistance
Long-ranging planning event

Let's talk about long-range planning at Stanford

by Kate Chesley on April 17, 2017 2:42 pm
President MARC TESSIER-LAVIGNE and PROVOST PERSIS DRELL are inviting all members of the Stanford community to join them this Friday, April 21, at noon in Cubberley Auditorium to talk about long-range planning. In a letter to undergraduates, graduate students and post-doctoral students sent this week, the provost called the university’s ongoing long-range planning process “a… Read more Let's talk about long-range planning at Stanford