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Kiana Williams becomes 27th Cardinal drafted to play in the WNBA

by Stanford Athletics on April 16, 2021 3:56 pm
KIANA WILLIAMS became the 27th Stanford player to hear her name called in the WNBA draft when the Seattle Storm recently selected the guard with the sixth pick in the second round. The 13th All-American in program history, Williams etched her name as one of the greatest in program history and cemented her legacy as a… Read more Kiana Williams becomes 27th Cardinal drafted to play in the WNBA
Sherri Rose

Sherri Rose wins Gertrude M. Cox Award for contributions to applied statistics

by Freeman Spogli Institute on April 12, 2021 3:48 pm
SHERRI ROSE, associate professor of medicine and a core faculty member at Stanford Health Policy in the Freeman Spogli Institute, has won this year’s Gertrude M. Cox Award for her work applying statistics to improve health care. The award from the Washington Statistical Society and RTI International recognizes a mid-career statistician who has made significant contributions to applied statistics.… Read more Sherri Rose wins Gertrude M. Cox Award for contributions to applied statistics

English professor receives award from American Academy of Arts and Letters

by Sandra Feder on April 8, 2021 4:31 pm
CHANG-RAE LEE has been honored with the Award of Merit for the Novel by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Lee, the Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Professor in the Department of English in the School of Humanities and Sciences, is the author of six novels. The Award of Merit is given by the Academy each… Read more English professor receives award from American Academy of Arts and Letters
Rafael Schmitt

Natural Capital Project researcher Rafael Schmitt wins the Aspen Institute Italia Award

by Sarah Cafasso, Natural Capital Project on April 6, 2021 4:31 pm
Stanford Natural Capital Project hydrologist RAFAEL SCHMITT has won the 2021 Aspen Institute Italia Award for collaboration and scientific research between Italy and the United States. Schmitt will receive the award alongside his co-authors on a 2018 study in Nature Sustainability, which focuses on strategic ways to plan and build dams without causing irreparable damage… Read more Natural Capital Project researcher Rafael Schmitt wins the Aspen Institute Italia Award

 Chang-rae Lee's 1995 New Yorker essay adapted into movie

by Vignesh Ramachandran on April 5, 2021 4:31 pm
As Korean American stories like Academy Award-nominated Minari take center stage, an adaptation of a Stanford professor’s own life story is also making waves. It’s been more than 25 years since critically acclaimed author CHANG-RAE LEE, who is the Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Professor in English in the School of Humanities and Sciences, published a moving… Read more  Chang-rae Lee's 1995 New Yorker essay adapted into movie
Joseph Romano

Joseph Romano named 2021 LGBTQ+ Scientist of the Year

by Stanford News Service on April 4, 2021 1:52 pm
JOSEPH ROMANO, professor of statistics and economics, has been named the 2021 LGBTQ+ Scientist of the Year in recognition of outstanding contributions to his field. The award is presented by “Out to Innovate,” former called the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals. Romano, who joined Stanford in 1986, also is a… Read more Joseph Romano named 2021 LGBTQ+ Scientist of the Year
Goodfellows

Hoover’s GoodFellows series marks one year of broadcasts

by Hoover Institution on April 1, 2021 4:56 pm
GoodFellows, the Hoover Institution’s weekly conversation series in which senior fellows JOHN COCHRANE, NIALL FERGUSON and H.R. MCMASTER analyze domestic and world events, is celebrating its one-year anniversary. GoodFellows began as a video series on April 1, 2020, just two weeks after much of the world left the workplace for home as a result of the COVID-19… Read more Hoover’s GoodFellows series marks one year of broadcasts
Drew Endy, Michael Moseley and Fan Yang

Three elected fellows at American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

by Stanford Medicine on March 31, 2021 3:44 pm
The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering has announced the election of three faculty members to its college of fellows. The institute’s mission is to recognize excellence in and advocate for medical and biological engineering to advance society. The college of fellows comprises medical and biological engineers who have distinguished themselves in research, industry or education. Nominees… Read more Three elected fellows at American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

Attenborough ‘Extinction’ documentary features biologist Elizabeth Hadly

by Isabella Backman on March 30, 2021 4:00 pm
ELIZABETH HADLY, professor of biology, appears in Extinction: The Facts, a documentary presented by Sir David Attenborough featuring the world’s experts on the dire consequences of biodiversity loss. The film highlights the threats to the diversity of plants and animals on the planet. Scientists estimate that one million plant and animal species are facing extinction,… Read more Attenborough ‘Extinction’ documentary features biologist Elizabeth Hadly
Gabrielle Wong-Parodi

Stanford Earth's Gabrielle Wong-Parodi receives NSF CAREER Award

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on March 29, 2021 4:38 pm
Assistant Professor of Earth system science GABRIELLE WONG-PARODI has received a 2021 National Science Foundation CAREER Award. The grant supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Wong-Parodi leads the Behavioral Decisions and the Environment… Read more Stanford Earth's Gabrielle Wong-Parodi receives NSF CAREER Award