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Sterling Award winner

Senior Ibrahim Bharmal wins Sterling Award

by Stanford Alumni Association on May 21, 2018 1:13 pm
IBRAHIM BHARMAL, ’18 has received the Stanford Alumni Association’s 2018 J.E. Wallace Sterling Award for outstanding service to Stanford. HOWARD WOLF, president of the Alumni Association and vice president for alumni affairs, presented the award at the SAA Board Meeting on Thursday, May 17. Bharmal, who will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in ­­­­­­­­­­­­­comparative literature… Read more Senior Ibrahim Bharmal wins Sterling Award
Priya Satia

Stanford Humanities Center announces its new fellows

by Alex Shashkevich on May 20, 2018 10:51 am
The HUMANITIES CENTER has announced its new class of 33 fellows for the 2018-19 academic year. The scholars’ research topics include analysis of abstract medieval art, the redesign of American suburbs, the portrayal of war in Old English poetry, religious traditions in modern Egypt and the state of work and industry in Mexico and Kyrgyzstan,… Read more Stanford Humanities Center announces its new fellows
Jacqueline Wibowo

Engineering student competes in Miss California pageant

by Alex Kekauoha on May 17, 2018 2:33 pm
JACQUELINE WIBOWO blends in well at Stanford. Dressed-down with a backpack and earbuds, she’s like any other college student jetting between classes, office hours and other activities. While she’s working hard to add the designation of Stanford alum to her résumé, Wibowo – who will graduate in June with a bachelor’s degree in public policy… Read more Engineering student competes in Miss California pageant
Russell Furr

Russell Furr appointed associate vice provost and director of Environmental Health and Safety

by Office of the Dean of Research on May 16, 2018 2:39 pm
RUSSELL FURR has been appointed associate vice provost and director of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) by ANN ARVIN, vice provost and dean of research. Furr’s appointment is effective July 1. Since 2015, Furr has served as deputy director of EH&S and director of research safety at Stanford. He has more than 20 years’ experience in… Read more Russell Furr appointed associate vice provost and director of Environmental Health and Safety
Old Chem

Preservation conference shines spotlight on Stanford’s achievements

by Barbara Wilcox on May 15, 2018 2:47 pm
When it comes to architecture, Stanford is known for both innovation and preservation, say Stanford experts taking part in this week’s California Preservation Conference “Deep Roots in Dynamic Times” May 17-20 in Palo Alto. The conference is organized by the California Preservation Foundation. Stanford is a sponsor of the event, along with the City of… Read more Preservation conference shines spotlight on Stanford’s achievements
Philip Pizzo

Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute announces its fifth cohort of fellows

by Kristin Goldthorpe on May 14, 2018 3:19 pm
Twenty-six highly accomplished people from across the United States and around the world will arrive on campus in September as the fifth cohort of the STANFORD DISTINGUISHED CAREERS INSTITUTE (DCI). The class includes a former ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, an expert in global health issues and consultant to the Gates Foundation, a… Read more Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute announces its fifth cohort of fellows
Leland Stanford Junior

Happy 150th birthday, Leland Stanford, Junior

by Kate Chesley on May 11, 2018 2:38 pm
Monday, May 14, marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of LELAND STANFORD, JUNIOR, the young man for whom Leland Stanford Junior University is named. According to the Stanford Historical Society’s book A Chronology of Stanford University and Its Founders, Leland DeWitt Stanford was born in Sacramento in 1868 when JANE was 39 and LELAND… Read more Happy 150th birthday, Leland Stanford, Junior
Jill Biden

Jill Biden shares tales of grading papers on Air Force Two

by Barbara Wilcox on May 10, 2018 3:42 pm
“Education is possibility set in motion,” said former Second Lady of the United States and longtime teacher Jill Biden at Stanford as the Graduate School of Education’s Cubberley Lecturer. The Cubberley Lecture, inaugurated in 1938, is the Graduate School of Education’s premier showcase for ideas. “Just as important as the practical argument is the civic one,”… Read more Jill Biden shares tales of grading papers on Air Force Two
Darrell Duffie

GSB's Darrell Duffie awarded Amundi Pioneer Prize

by Graduate School of Business on May 9, 2018 2:29 pm
DARRELL DUFFIE, the Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance at the Graduate School of Business, is co-author of the paper “Benchmarks in Search Markets,” which has been awarded the Amundi Pioneer Prize by the Journal of Finance. The paper “shows that, among other purposes, robust financial benchmarks provide valuable price transparency to over-the-counter (OTC) markets. Whether… Read more GSB's Darrell Duffie awarded Amundi Pioneer Prize
Global Studies photograph

Stanford Global Studies students document their lives and travels

by Robin Wander on May 8, 2018 1:15 pm
Undergraduate and graduate students affiliated with the Stanford Global Studies programs and centers pulled out their cameras and phones to document moments in their lives at home and abroad. Winning photographs from the 2018 Stanford Global Studies Student Photo Contest were shot in six countries from very different vantage points: on top of Highlands Bowl… Read more Stanford Global Studies students document their lives and travels