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Stanford doctoral students win national fellowships for education research

by Graduate School of Education on August 6, 2020 3:38 pm
Two Stanford doctoral students, MICHAEL JARRY-SHORE and SEBASTIÁN OTERO, have been awarded National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowships for 2020. Jarry-Shore and Otero are among 35 students selected nationwide for the fellowship and will each receive $27,500 to complete their dissertation. The fellowship program recognizes students whose work addresses critical issues in the history, theory or practice… Read more Stanford doctoral students win national fellowships for education research
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Historian Norman Naimark receives 2020 Norris and Carol Hundley Award

by Department of History on August 4, 2020 3:47 pm
Historian NORMAN NAIMARK, the Robert and Florence McDonnell Professor in East European Studies, has been awarded a 2020 Norris and Carol Hundley Award from the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, for his book Stalin and the Fate of Europe. The award is given annually for the most distinguished book on any historical… Read more Historian Norman Naimark receives 2020 Norris and Carol Hundley Award

Stanford Libraries' Masquaraders come to rescue with COVID-19 face masks

by Julie Sweetkind-Singer on August 3, 2020 3:39 pm
Staff members in Stanford Libraries have taken the need to wear masks in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic to heart. Staff from across the library — including those who were expert sewists, those with rusty skills and those who could not sew but still wanted to be involved — have been involved in a… Read more Stanford Libraries' Masquaraders come to rescue with COVID-19 face masks

Stanford grad student wins top prize at Merck Innovation Cup

by Alex Kekauoha on August 2, 2020 1:24 pm
MBA student JOSHUA YANG is part of an international team of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who won this year’s Merck Innovation Cup for an invention that could lead to treatments for cancer and other diseases. Now in its 10th year, the week-long competition is for graduate students and postdocs from around the world who… Read more Stanford grad student wins top prize at Merck Innovation Cup

Stanford alums again nominated for Emmy awards

by Robin Wander on July 30, 2020 2:55 pm
Once again, the remarkable screen stars and Stanford alums STERLING K. BROWN, ’98, and  ISSA RAE, ’07, have earned Emmy nominations for their roles in television series. ANDRE BRAUGHER, ’84, joins their ranks this year. All three actors have earned multiple awards and nominations before for their work on the screen. This year, between them,… Read more Stanford alums again nominated for Emmy awards

Stanford Talisman helps the San Francisco Giants celebrate their home opening

by University Communications on July 29, 2020 4:50 pm
Stanford Talisman helped the San Francisco Giants celebrate their home opener with an a cappella rendition of “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” The song, which is commonly considered the Black national anthem, was played before “The Star-Spangled Banner” ahead of the Giants baseball game at Oracle Park Tuesday. The group performed the song, which was… Read more Stanford Talisman helps the San Francisco Giants celebrate their home opening

Office artifact: GSB's Sarah Soule and her refrigerator whiteboard

by Steve Hawk on July 28, 2020 5:00 pm
  SARAH SOULE, the Morgridge Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, has been using her refrigerator during Zoom conferences as a whiteboard, much to the confusion of her car, Lorraine.Soule recently shared her story with STEVE HAWK, senior editor at the Graduate School of Business, in a highly amusing article about… Read more Office artifact: GSB's Sarah Soule and her refrigerator whiteboard

Stanford business students present awards for teaching and service

by Catherine Falge on July 27, 2020 4:42 pm
Students from the MBA, MSx and PhD programs have recognized two Graduate School of Business faculty members and one lecturer for their teaching and service. GLENN KRAMON has won the MBA Distinguished Teaching Award. Students presented Kramon, lecturer in management, the award in a celebratory Zoom meeting. Kramon, who has been an editor with the New… Read more Stanford business students present awards for teaching and service

21 Stanford affiliates awarded Fulbright grants

by Alex Kekauoha on July 24, 2020 5:00 pm
Twenty-one people with Stanford affiliations are among this year’s recipients of grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The awardees include several members of the Class of 2020, as well as other recent Stanford alums, according to an announcement by the Bechtel International Center. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural… Read more 21 Stanford affiliates awarded Fulbright grants

Ran Abramitzky appointed H&S senior associate dean of social sciences

by Natalie Jabbar on July 23, 2020 5:00 pm
Professor of economics RAN ABRAMITZKY has been named the new senior associate dean of the social sciences in the School of Humanities and Sciences. He will begin his term on Sept. 1, 2020. Abramitzky succeeds ELLEN MARKMAN, the Lewis M. Terman Professor of Psychology, who is regarded as one of the nation’s leading developmental psychologists.… Read more Ran Abramitzky appointed H&S senior associate dean of social sciences