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Eight students recognized with Lyons Awards for service

by Kate Chesley on May 24, 2018 2:59 pm
Eight Stanford undergraduate and graduate students were recently recognized with 2018 James W. Lyons Awards for their service to the Stanford and surrounding communities through their departments, teams, clubs, residences and community projects. The event was attended by Lyons, who served as Stanford’s dean of student affairs from 1972 to 1990. This year’s recipients are:… Read more Eight students recognized with Lyons Awards for service
Fidler Award

Elvira Prieto named 2018 Fidler Award winner in Student Affairs

by Office of Student Affairs on May 23, 2018 3:38 pm
ELVIRA PRIETO, associate director of El Centro Chicano y Latino and a resident fellow in Casa Zapata, has won the 2018 Margaret Ann Fidler Award. The award, given by the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Affairs, recognizes an individual staff member’s contributions and dedication to the work and mission of VPSA. It recognizes… Read more Elvira Prieto named 2018 Fidler Award winner in Student Affairs
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David Barnett wins the 2018 Drucker Medal

by Ashley Boney on May 22, 2018 3:33 pm
DAVID BARNETT, professor emeritus of materials science and engineering and of mechanical engineering, was recently named a recipient of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2018 Drucker Medal for his contributions to the field of applied mechanics and mechanical engineering. Established in 1997, the Drucker Medal recognizes excellence in research, teaching and service to… Read more David Barnett wins the 2018 Drucker Medal
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
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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