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Stanford announces 2021 Cuthbertson, Dinkelspiel and Gores awards

Stanford has announced the winners of the 2021 Cuthbertson, Dinkelspiel and Gores awards honoring faculty, students and staff. The winners, including Cuthbertson awardees Jan Barker-Alexander and Thomas Fenner,  will be publicly recognized on June 13, during the Commencement ceremony for the Senior Class of 2021.

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Two Stanford students named 2021 Yenching Scholars

Stanford co-term students Cole McFaul and Caroline Zhang have been selected as 2021 Yenching Academy Scholars and will begin master’s programs in Chinese Studies at Peking University in the fall.

Stanford supports community projects to address pandemic challenges

The Office of Community Engagement, in collaboration with the Bill Lane Center for the American West, has provided over $200,000 in funding to faculty-led projects co-created with community organizations in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties to accelerate solutions to pandemic impacts.

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Knight-Hennessy Scholars program announces 2021 cohort

Knight-Hennessy Scholars, who receive up to three years of funding for graduate study at Stanford, also participate in the King Global Leadership Program, which aims to prepare them to become inspiring and visionary leaders who are committed to the greater good.

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Professor David Cohen awarded Roland Volunteer Service Prize

Stanford Professor David Cohen, who directs the Stanford Center for Human Rights and International Justice, has been awarded the 2021 Miriam Aaron Roland Volunteer Service Prize for involving students in integrating academic scholarship with service to society.

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Newest American Academy of Arts and Sciences members

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