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Gretchen Daily

Gretchen Daily recognized for pioneering natural capital science

by Natural Capital Project staff on January 27, 2020 12:58 pm
Stanford Natural Capital Project co-founder GRETCHEN DAILY, Bing Professor in Environmental Science, has been awarded the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement for illuminating and quantifying the economic value of natural environment. The Tyler Prize “recognizes individuals who have contributed in an outstanding manner to the scientific knowledge and public leadership to preserve and enhance the… Read more Gretchen Daily recognized for pioneering natural capital science
Michael Frank

Michael Frank recognized with Troland Research Award for early language learning research

by Melissa De Witte on January 23, 2020 3:57 pm
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has recognized MICHAEL FRANK, associate professor of psychology, with a 2020 Troland Research Award. Frank is being honored for his pioneering studies into children’s early language learning, specifically his contributions to advancing the understanding of how children use social context to acquire language. Two Troland Research Awards of $75,000… Read more Michael Frank recognized with Troland Research Award for early language learning research
Bertozzi

Carolyn Bertozzi has been awarded the John J. Carty Award

by Ker Than on January 22, 2020 3:27 pm
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has presented its 2020 John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science to Stanford chemistry professor CAROLYN BERTOZZI for her invention of bioorthogonal chemistry. “Bioorthogonal chemistry” is the name Bertozzi coined for chemical reactions that can take place within living cells and organisms. These reactions can be used… Read more Carolyn Bertozzi has been awarded the John J. Carty Award
Sam Wineburg

Graduate School of Education researchers recognized by American Historical Association

by Graduate School of Education Communications on January 20, 2020 11:18 am
The American Historical Association has presented its annual award for the best article in a journal, magazine or other serial on teaching history to three researchers from the Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) at the Graduate School of Education (GSE). SAM WINEBURG, MARK SMITH, PhD ’14, and JOEL BREAKSTONE, PhD ’13, received the William and… Read more Graduate School of Education researchers recognized by American Historical Association
Thomas Mullaney

Historian Thomas Mullaney appointed Library of Congress fellow

by Sandra Feder on January 16, 2020 3:09 pm
Professor of Chinese history THOMAS MULLANEY has been awarded a prominent fellowship at the Library of Congress. Beginning in spring 2021, Mullaney will be in residence at the John W. Kluge Center in Washington, D.C., as the 2020–21 Kluge Chair in Technology and Society. During his fellowship, Mullaney will focus on three areas: asymmetries in… Read more Historian Thomas Mullaney appointed Library of Congress fellow
Samuelson and Haptas

Professor emerita Kristine Samuelson earns Oscar nomination

by Robin Wander on January 14, 2020 4:32 pm
KRISTINE SAMUELSON, the Edward Clark Crossett Emerita Professor of Humanistic Studies, and Stanford alumnus JOHN HAPTAS have earned an Oscar nomination for best documentary short for their film Life Overtakes Me. The film, which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and is now streaming on Netflix, examines a mysterious illness, Resignation Syndrome, that causes traumatized… Read more Professor emerita Kristine Samuelson earns Oscar nomination

Basketball coach Tara VanDerveer marks another milestone

by Stanford Athletics on January 13, 2020 3:26 pm
  TARA VANDERVEER has become the first women’s basketball coach with 500 regular-season wins in a single conference. Vanderveer reached the milestone Friday, Jan. 10, when the Cardinal beat California 73-40 at Maples Pavillion. About a half-dozen former Stanford players were in attendance at Maples Pavilion. The game also marked the debut matchup for first-year… Read more Basketball coach Tara VanDerveer marks another milestone
Cyber team

Stanford students win international cybersecurity competition

by Alex Kekauoha on January 12, 2020 12:58 pm
The STANFORD APPLIED CYBER TEAM beat out nine college hacking teams from around the world at the Collegiate Penetrating Testing Competition at the Rochester Institute of Technology. At the annual event – now in its fifth year – students showcase their technical skills and gain professional experience in the practice of testing a computer system,… Read more Stanford students win international cybersecurity competition
Catarina Macario

Soccer star Catarina Macario again wins Hermann Trophy

by Stanford Athletics on January 6, 2020 4:44 pm
Junior CATARINA MACARIO has become the fifth woman in history to win the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy twice in a row as the nation’s top collegiate woman soccer player. The MAC Hermann Trophy, a 10-pound crystal soccer ball awarded annually since 1967, honors the United Soccer Coaches National Players of the Year in NCAA… Read more Soccer star Catarina Macario again wins Hermann Trophy
Cheryl Brown

Cheryl Brown appointed assistant vice provost for residential education

by Student Affairs on January 4, 2020 11:25 am
CHERYL BROWN, director of Frosh 101 and a resident fellow at Meier Hall, has been appointed assistant vice provost for residential education by SUSIE BRUBAKER-COLE, vice provost for student affairs. The appointment becomes effective Jan. 6. Brown has more than 15 years of professional experience in higher education, including a decade at Stanford, where she… Read more Cheryl Brown appointed assistant vice provost for residential education