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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
James Kanoff, who co-founded the Farmlink Project at the start of the pandemic, will share a 2021 Congressional Medal of Honor Service Award for his work connecting farmers with fresh food to food banks.