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Professor George Foster receives one of Australia’s highest honors

by Graduate School of Business on September 15, 2019 10:41 am
George Foster GEORGE FOSTER, the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Management at Stanford Graduate School of Business, was recently named to the Queen’s Birthday 2019 Honours List for his significant service to education. The Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia, a title bestowed by the governor-general, recognizes the outstanding service and contributions… Read more Professor George Foster receives one of Australia’s highest honors
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Football player Connor Wedington recognized for community service

by Stanford Athletics on September 12, 2019 2:46 pm
Cardinal football player CONNOR WEDINGTON has been recognized for service to the community through the organization Hope Given By. Wedington is one of 22 student-athletes and one honorary coach who were selected to the 2019 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, which recognizes college football players for the impact they make off the field. Wedington, a… Read more Football player Connor Wedington recognized for community service
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Adam Banks named faculty director and A-Lan Holt director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts

by Robin Wander on September 11, 2019 2:34 pm
ADAM BANKS, professor of education in the Graduate School of Education, is the new faculty director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA). In addition, A-LAN HOLT, formerly the associate and then interim director of IDA, is the new director. The Institute for Diversity in the Arts trains and supports undergraduates in arts… Read more Adam Banks named faculty director and A-Lan Holt director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts

Arianna Gleason and Diana Gamzina receive DOE Early Career Research grants

by Ali Sundermier and Manuel Gnida on September 10, 2019 2:47 pm
ARIANNA GLEASON and DIANA GAMZINA, staff scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, have received Early Career Research Program awards for studies in fusion energy and the development of next-generation radiofrequency (RF) technology. They are among 73 recipients selected by the Department of Energy Office of Science from a pool of university and… Read more Arianna Gleason and Diana Gamzina receive DOE Early Career Research grants
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Stanford recognized as a top-performing university in key sustainability areas

by Sustainability and SEM Business Services on September 9, 2019 2:27 pm
Stanford was recently recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) 2019 Sustainable Campus Index as a top-performing university in multiple areas of sustainability. AASHE is a national organization that empowers higher education faculty, administrators, staff and students to be effective change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation. Stanford placed… Read more Stanford recognized as a top-performing university in key sustainability areas

Gabrielle Wong-Parodi and William Tarpeh receive early-career awards

by Stanford Earth and University Communications staff on September 7, 2019 2:50 pm
The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has awarded Stanford Earth’s GABRIELLE WONG-PARODI and Stanford Engineering’s WILLIAM TARPEH 2019 Early-Career Research Fellowships. Now in its fifth year, the fellowship program supports the development of emerging scientific leaders who are prepared to work at the intersections of environmental health, community… Read more Gabrielle Wong-Parodi and William Tarpeh receive early-career awards
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Three Stanford faculty awarded global issue course innovation grants

by Stanford Global Studies on September 4, 2019 2:42 pm
Stanford Global Studies has awarded three Stanford faculty members Course Innovation Grants, which support courses that creatively offer ways for students to learn about topics of regional and global importance. “Our goal is to engage students with these topics — regardless of their field of study — to better equip them for the global issues they… Read more Three Stanford faculty awarded global issue course innovation grants
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New Children’s Center of the Stanford Community facility opens on Comstock Circle

by Kate Chesley on September 1, 2019 9:31 am
The first of two new child care centers at Stanford has opened on Comstock Circle, bolstering Stanford’s status as one of the largest child care providers in the Bay Area and in higher education nationwide. The new Children’s Center of the Stanford Community (CCSC) facility was completed this summer and has a capacity of 220… Read more New Children’s Center of the Stanford Community facility opens on Comstock Circle
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Jennifer Dionne and Matthew Kanan to lead TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy

by Mark Golden on August 29, 2019 1:45 pm
JENNIFER DIONNE and MATTHEW KANAN are taking over the leadership of Stanford’s TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy. “Matt and Jen are stars in energy research. It’s been great to watch their research trajectories on campus over the past 10 years,” said KAM MOLER, vice provost and dean of research. “Now they will enthusiastically lead TomKat… Read more Jennifer Dionne and Matthew Kanan to lead TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy

J. D. Schramm named director of the King Global Leadership Program of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars

by Kathleen J. Sullivan on August 28, 2019 2:15 pm
J. D. SCHRAMM, a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, has been named the inaugural director of the King Global Leadership Program of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars, which aims to develop an interdisciplinary community of future global leaders to address the world’s most complex challenges through collaboration and innovation. “We are delighted to welcome J.… Read more J. D. Schramm named director of the King Global Leadership Program of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars