Pat Hanrahan wins Turing Award

Hanrahan splits the prize with one-time mentor and Pixar colleague Ed Catmull. The pair’s work continues to transform film, video games, virtual reality and more.

Yakov Eliashberg awarded Wolf Prize in Mathematics

Stanford mathematics Professor Yakov “Yasha” Eliashberg is a recipient of the 2020 Wolf Prize in Mathematics. Along with the Fields Medal and Abel Prize, the Wolf Prize is considered one of the most prestigious awards in mathematics.

Stanford student named 2020 Rhodes Scholar

History major Anat Peled, ’20, will pursue a MPhil at the University of Oxford in England. She is the second Stanford student to receive the prestigious award in the past week.