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Stanford Alumni Association has a few suggestions for summer reading

by Stanford magazine on June 26, 2019 3:45 pm
The search for a great summer read never ends. Next up with some suggestions is the Stanford Alumni Association, which – not surprisingly – recommends some works by Stanford alumni. Among them: Let’s Play Two: The Legend of Mr. Cub, the Life of Ernie Banks by Ron Rapoport, ’62 Wise Guy: Lessons from a Life… Read more Stanford Alumni Association has a few suggestions for summer reading
Stanford Medicine

Stanford-led team receives $10 million award for myosin research

by Bruce Goldman on June 25, 2019 3:41 pm
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded a five-year, $10 million grant to a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional team of scientists led by School of Medicine researchers JAMES SPUDICH, professor of biochemistry, and DANIEL BERNSTEIN, professor of pediatrics, that will try to gain insights into a common cause of heart failure. Co-investigators on the grant… Read more Stanford-led team receives $10 million award for myosin research
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Stanford Cardinal KZ Okpala selected in the NBA draft

by Stanford Athletics on June 24, 2019 3:07 pm
Cardinal basketball forward KZ OKPALA was selected with the 32nd overall pick of the NBA Draft. “We are so happy for KZ,” Stanford head coach JEROD HAASE said. “This is such a special time for him as he realizes his dream of playing in the NBA. We look forward to watching him excel at the next… Read more Stanford Cardinal KZ Okpala selected in the NBA draft
Kennedy Honors Thesis Prize

Stanford undergraduate Firestone and Golden Medal and Kennedy Thesis Prize recipients honored

by Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education on June 23, 2019 10:17 am
A recent ceremony celebrated 38 prize winners representing 32 undergraduate departmental and interdisciplinary honors programs. HARRY ELAM, vice provost for undergraduate education, hosted the event for the Class of 2019 recipients of the Firestone and Robert M. Golden Medals and the David M. Kennedy Honors Thesis Prizes. The Kennedy Prize is awarded annually to the… Read more Stanford undergraduate Firestone and Golden Medal and Kennedy Thesis Prize recipients honored
Brandon Wu

Graduating senior Brandon Wu got a surprise at the U.S. Open

by Alex Kekauoha on June 20, 2019 3:33 pm
While most members of the Class of 2019 were packing Stanford Stadium for Commencement this past Sunday, June 16, Stanford golfer and product design major BRANDON WU was competing with the pros at the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Although missing Commencement wasn’t ideal for Wu, Stanford Athletics officials and tournament organizers made sure his… Read more Graduating senior Brandon Wu got a surprise at the U.S. Open
Adrian Daub

Daub named director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research

by Cynthia Newberry on June 19, 2019 2:42 pm
ADRIAN DAUB, professor of comparative literature and German studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences, has been named director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research and will begin his term as the Barbara D. Finberg Director on Sept. 1. Daub, the Marta Sutton Weeks Faculty Scholar in the Humanities, returns to the Clayman… Read more Daub named director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research
Acosta and Brown

Anchors aweigh: Stanford graduates commissioned as naval officers

by Alex Kekauoha on June 18, 2019 3:05 pm
One day after graduating from Stanford with bachelor’s degrees, LOURDES ACOSTA and KATHARINA BROWN celebrated their completion of the Naval ROTC program and their commissioning as naval ensigns at a ceremony in the Tresidder Oak Lounge. The two were lauded for their perseverance during their four years as Stanford students and ROTC participants. Brown and Acosta… Read more Anchors aweigh: Stanford graduates commissioned as naval officers
Shelley Fisher Fishkin

New American studies prize named for Stanford's Shelley Fisher Fishkin

by Alex Shashkevich on June 17, 2019 3:03 pm
The American Studies Association created a new prize and named it for Stanford English Professor SHELLEY FISHER FISHKIN. Fishkin, the Joseph S. Atha Professor in the Humanities and director of Stanford’s American Studies program, has been involved with the association as a president and in other leadership roles for about two decades. She is an… Read more New American studies prize named for Stanford's Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Lyons Awards

Students, groups honored for service with James W. Lyons Awards

by Stanford News Service on June 16, 2019 1:02 pm
Eight Stanford students were recently honored with 2019 James W. Lyons Awards. The awards recognize the late JAMES LYONS, who served as Stanford dean of students. They are given for service to the Stanford and the surrounding communities through departments, teams, clubs residences and community projects. Students honored were: TAMI ALADE for integrating service as… Read more Students, groups honored for service with James W. Lyons Awards
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CISAC faculty and fellows recommend books, podcasts for summer 2019

by Katy Gabel Chui on June 13, 2019 3:17 pm
Looking for some summer reading? Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) faculty and fellows have a few suggestions. HYUN-BINN CHO, postdoctoral fellow at CISAC, recommends Active Defense: China’s Military Strategy Since 1949. PAUL EDWARDS, the William J. Perry Fellow in International Security and senior research scholar at CISAC and professor of information and history at… Read more CISAC faculty and fellows recommend books, podcasts for summer 2019