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Awards & honors

Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability —

Doerr School fellowship attracts innovative scholars

The newest cohort of Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellows are practicing inclusive leadership while delving into ways to mitigate the effects of climate change on tribal communities, water resources, and plant life.

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Stanford Health Policy —

Maya Rossin-Slater wins AEA prize for women economists

The Elaine Bennett Research Prize from the American Economic Association recognizes her work examining the impacts of public policies on families and children.

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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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