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Marcus Feldman receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The professor of biology was honored by the Society for the Study of Evolution for contributions to our understanding of human population genetics and cultural evolutionary theory.

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Matthew O. Jackson receives the 2021 Frontiers of Knowledge Award

Matthew O. Jackson, professor of economics, receives the Frontiers of Knowledge Award for research that reveals the role of networks in economic and social life.

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A new reading of medieval manuscripts

In her new book, Perceptions of Medieval Manuscripts, Elaine Treharne argues that medieval manuscripts are more than just text on pretty pages.

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English Professor Emeritus W. Bliss Carnochan has died

W. Bliss Carnochan was a leading scholar of 18th-century English literature and former director of the Stanford Humanities Center.

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Dan Jurafsky receives 2022 Atkinson Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences

Stanford's Dan Jurafsky, professor of linguistics and of computer science, has received the 2022 Atkinson Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences.

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New review process considers ethical ramifications of research

An interdisciplinary team of Stanford researchers develop ethics and society review to prompt researchers to consider proactively the ethical and societal impacts of their research and how to mitigate potential harms.

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Lerone A. Martin on what we know – and don’t know – about Martin Luther King, Jr.

Lerone A. Martin, the new faculty director of Stanford’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, discusses why access to information about King is more important than ever.

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English Professor George Hardin Brown has died

George Hardin Brown, professor emeritus of English in the School of Humanities and Sciences and renowned medievalist, died Nov. 6 in Sacramento, California. He was 90.

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Physicist and engineer Theodore Geballe dies

Theodore “Ted” H. Geballe, a pioneer in the fields of applied physics, materials research and superconductivity, has died.

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Economist receives Oskar Morgenstern Medal

Economics Professor Muriel Niederle received the Oskar Morgenstern Medal for her research on experimental economics and gender.

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