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Awards & honors

Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences —

Clayborne Carson receives Freedom Award

The founder of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute is recognized for his scholarship on the history of the Civil Rights Movement.

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Stanford and SLAC faculty named American Physical Society Fellows

The new APS Fellows are recognized for their work in cellular biophysics, ultrafast lasers, and quantum optics.

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Meet the 2023 Bass Fellows

The Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education Program was established in 2001 as a way to honor faculty for extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education.

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Stanford Medicine —

Bonnie Maldonado and Kristy Red-Horse elected to National Academy of Medicine

The Stanford Medicine professors join the society tasked with analyzing health issues for policymakers and the public.

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Stanford Graduate School of Education —

Guillermo Solano-Flores named to the National Assessment Governing Board

The GSE professor joins the board overseeing the Nation’s Report Card, the ongoing measure of student achievement in the U.S.

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Four Stanford students named Voyager Scholars

The Voyager Scholarship was established by President Barack Obama, former first lady Michelle Obama, and Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky to support students pursuing careers in public service.

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Stanford Medicine —

Neuro-oncologist Reena Thomas receives $12 million for immunotherapy research

The award will facilitate a clinical trial testing the safety of CAR T-cells – immune cells from patients’ own bodies that have been bioengineered to destroy cancer cells – used to treat a deadly brain cancer.

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Stanford Law School —

‘If we take care of the land, the land takes care of us’

Valérie Courtois, a leader in the movement for Indigenous-led conservation and land stewardship, was honored with the Bright Award in a celebration last week.

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Stanford Law School —

Tendayi Achiume receives MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’

The visiting human rights professor teaches Third World Approaches to International Law, Borders, and Migration, among other courses at Stanford Law School.

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15 Stanford graduate students named Siebel Scholars

In addition to receiving support for their studies, the students will join a network of accomplished scholars, researchers, and entrepreneurs.

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