Four Stanford students who have been named Schwarzman Scholars will spend the 2022-23 academic year at Tsinghua University in Beijing, where they will earn a one-year master’s degree in global affairs and participate in a leadership program.
Sayeh Kohani, who is studying bioengineering and public policy, has won a 2022 Rhodes Scholarship, which provides all expenses for two or three years of graduate study at the University of Oxford in England.
The Hoover Tower’s Observation Deck and carillon were named in memory of Lou Henry Hoover, Stanford University graduate, philanthropist, trailblazer for women and the wife of America’s 31st president, Herbert Hoover.
Stanford’s Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education Program recognizes faculty for extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education. Provost Persis Drell announced the eight faculty members who have been appointed or reappointed as 2021 Bass University Fellows during the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday.
Peter Vitousek and Gretchen Daily recently received honorary membership in the British Ecological Society. This is the organization's highest honor recognizing exceptional contribution at the international level to the generation, communication and promotion of ecological knowledge and solutions.