Indigenous climate activist wins 2021 Bright Award

India Logan-Riley is the winner of the 2021 Bright Award, recognizing their work as co-founder of Te Ara Whatu, a group of Māori and Pasifika youth who are working for climate change solutions and Indigenous sovereignty.

Hoover Institution —

Eric Hanushek awarded Yidan Prize

Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Eric Hanushek has been awarded the prestigious Yidan Prize for Education Research for his pioneering work on improving educational outcomes for students.

Stanford Medicine —

Karl Deisseroth wins Lasker Award

Discoveries by Deisseroth, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and of bioengineering, and his two co-recipients regarding microbial light-activated molecules led to his development of a way to manipulate selected neurons in living animals to observe changes in their behavior.

Stanford Today —

Three faculty are announced as HHMI investigators

Three researchers join 21 other Stanford faculty as Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators. The seven-year term frees faculty to pursue the most innovative biomedical research.