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‘This is not a drill’: Those 38 minutes of nuclear false alarm

by Melinda Sacks on January 16, 2018 4:00 pm
The following is from Stanford senior writer MELINDA SACKS, who was in Hawaii when the missile alert came across her phone. This is what she went through. This Saturday morning at 8:10 a.m., I was lying in bed, about to meditate. I try to do this most days. This time, I was on vacation in… Read more ‘This is not a drill’: Those 38 minutes of nuclear false alarm
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Andi Sullivan wins Hermann Trophy

by Stanford Athletics on January 12, 2018 4:00 pm
Senior midfielder ANDI SULLIVAN became the fourth Stanford player to win the Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy on Friday, the highest honor in college soccer. “I feel so lucky to have had the opportunity to attend Stanford,” said Sullivan, who hails from Lorton, Virginia. “I would like to thank head coach PAUL RATCLIFFE, our whole staff and… Read more Andi Sullivan wins Hermann Trophy
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Stanford scholars named among most influential in education public policy

by Pamela Moreland on January 11, 2018 5:00 pm
The American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., put the spotlight on 200 influential scholars it said did the most to shape educational practice and policy in the past year. Stanford  scholars recognized by the AEI survey  came from a wide range of units and schools, including the Hoover Institution, the Graduate School of Education, the… Read more Stanford scholars named among most influential in education public policy
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Bill Bradley awarded 2018 SIEPR Prize

by Adam Gorlick on January 10, 2018 4:00 pm
BILL BRADLEY, the Democratic senator who was instrumental in crafting the bipartisan tax reform bill of 1986, is this year’s recipient of the SIEPR Prize. He will receive the award during an event hosted at Stanford on April 5. The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) gives the award every other year to a… Read more Bill Bradley awarded 2018 SIEPR Prize
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David Shaw named Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year

by Stanford Athletics on January 9, 2018 10:43 am
Bradford M. Freeman Director of Football DAVID SHAW was named recipient of the Dodd Trophy on Sunday, as announced by the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Foundation. This is Stanford’s third all-time national coach of the year award, following Chuck Taylor (1951) and Clark Shaughnessy (1940) winning the AFCA Coach of the Year Award. Presented annually… Read more David Shaw named Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year
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Paul Yock wins National Academy of Engineering’s Gordon Prize

by Stacey McCutcheon on January 8, 2018 4:00 pm
PAUL YOCK, MD, professor of medicine and of bioengineering at Stanford University and the founder and director of the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign, will receive the National Academy of Engineering’s 2018 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education. The academy said Yock was chosen for “the development and global dissemination… Read more Paul Yock wins National Academy of Engineering’s Gordon Prize
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Ledecky named AP Female Athlete of the Year

by Stanford Athletics on January 3, 2018 11:03 am
Sophomore swimmer KATIE LEDECKY has been named Female Athlete of the Year by the Associated Press. Ledecky is the first swimmer to win AP Female Athlete of the Year honors in 21 years (American Amy Van Dyken in 1996), and just the eighth since the award was established in 1931. She is the first active college… Read more Ledecky named AP Female Athlete of the Year
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GSE tells the story of Paul Hanna and Hanna House

by Barbara Wilcox on December 20, 2017 4:01 pm
As part of its centennial celebrations, the Graduate School of Education (GSE) tells the story of PAUL HANNA, an enterprising education professor, and the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home that he and his wife, JEAN, gave to Stanford. The house, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and nestled into a hill of faculty housing on Stanford’s Frenchman’s… Read more GSE tells the story of Paul Hanna and Hanna House
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Commute kindness

by Stanford News Service and Parking & Transportation Services on December 19, 2017 3:46 pm
In the spirit of the holidays, Stanford Parking & Transportation Services asked Commute Club members to share with them acts of kindness that they encountered during their commute to and from Stanford and received 190 submissions. Here are just some of the stories they received and want to share in the hope they provide a glimpse into the “community… Read more Commute kindness
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Grant furthers development of Afghan Legal Education Project

by Stanford Law School Communications on December 18, 2017 4:21 pm
Stanford Law School’s Afghanistan Legal Education Project (ALEP) was recently awarded a $3 million U.S. State Department grant through the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL/State) to support Stanford and the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) in further developing the integrated bachelor of arts and bachelor of laws (BA-LLB) degree program at AUAF’s campus in Kabul, Afghanistan.… Read more Grant furthers development of Afghan Legal Education Project