Roger Blandford wins Shaw Prize

Blandford’s major contributions range from energetic jets ripping forth from colossal black holes to cosmic “magnifying” glasses to gravitational waves.

Stanford junior named Udall Scholar

Stanford junior Caroline Pecos-Duarte, ’21, is the recipient of the Udall Scholarship, which will support her pursuit of a career as a physician serving Native American communities.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars program announces new cohort

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program has announced the selection of a diverse third cohort, whose members represent 26 countries. They will pursue a wide range of graduate degrees in 39 programs at Stanford.

Andrea Goldsmith first woman to win the Marconi Prize

The Stanford professor and inventor has been awarded the top honor in information and communications research, and has gifted back her $100,000 honorarium to start an endowment to fund technology and diversity initiatives.

National Academy of Sciences election

Nine Stanford faculty are now part of an organization created in 1863 to advise the nation on issues related to science and technology.

Newest American Academy of Arts and Sciences members

15 Stanford faculty elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious honorary learned societies, are scholars in the fields of education, performing arts, economics, law and mathematics.