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Mary Barth

GSB professor Mary Barth named a 2017 Outstanding Accounting Educator

by GSB staff on November 21, 2017 4:00 pm
Students at Stanford Graduate School of Business have long recognized MARY E. BARTH as a gifted teacher: MBA, MSx and PhD students have conferred on her the Distinguished Teaching Award triple crown, honoring her in 1996, 2017 and 2006, respectively. Now, word has spread beyond the GSB that Barth, the Joan E. Horngren Professor of Accounting, is… Read more GSB professor Mary Barth named a 2017 Outstanding Accounting Educator

Stanford senior tapped for AAUW National Student Advisory Council

by Stanford News Service on November 20, 2017 4:30 pm
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) announced that Stanford senior RHIANNON TOMTISHEN was selected as a member of the 2017–18 National Student Advisory Council (SAC). The program gives college students the unique opportunity to advise the national organization on leading issues taking place on their campuses while providing them with valuable leadership skills. “It… Read more Stanford senior tapped for AAUW National Student Advisory Council
Marc Tessier-Lavigne at Gaieties

President Tatertot-Lasagna saves Gaieties from the evil Oski

by Kate Chesley on November 19, 2017 11:46 am
Surprise cameo appearances by university administrators have come to be a tradition for Gaieties, the annual student-written, musical extravaganza that makes fun of all things Cal. The Gaieties performance, produced by Ram’s Head, takes place in the week leading up to Big Game and is one of many events meant to rouse school spirit. Last… Read more President Tatertot-Lasagna saves Gaieties from the evil Oski
Howard Wolf

Stanford Pathfinders to launch on SiriusXM

by Stanford News Service on November 16, 2017 4:04 pm
Stanford Pathfinders, a new biweekly show featuring some of the university’s most prominent alumni, will premiere on SiriusXM Insight Channel 121 on Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PST). The show, part of SiriusXM’s joint venture with the university, will feature in-depth conversations about the life stories and paths to success of Stanford… Read more Stanford Pathfinders to launch on SiriusXM
Helen Quinn

SLAC’s Helen Quinn honored with 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics

by Manuel Gnida on November 15, 2017 4:34 pm
HELEN QUINN, a professor emerita at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University, will receive the 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics – one of eight prestigious Franklin Institute Awards that will be handed out in Philadelphia in April 2018. The award recognizes Quinn’s accomplishments in the field of particle physics, in particular… Read more SLAC’s Helen Quinn honored with 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics

What happened when Shelley Correll interviewed Samantha Bee

by Marcie Bianco on November 14, 2017 3:00 pm
There was a full house in Memorial Auditorium when sociologist SHELLEY CORRELL interviewed America’s “first lady of late night,” SAMANTHA BEE. The Nov. 10 event, part of STANFORD LIVE’s 2017-18 season, was also a celebratory nod to Canada’s 150th anniversary. Bee, a Canadian who recently became an American citizen, offered her perspective on American politics… Read more What happened when Shelley Correll interviewed Samantha Bee
Bryce Love

Website promotes Heisman candidacy of running back Bryce Love

by Kate Chesley on November 13, 2017 4:39 pm
Junior running back and human biology major BRYCE LOVE bolstered his candidacy for the Heisman Trophy on Friday when he rushed for 166 yards and a career-high three touchdowns. His performance helped the Cardinal beat No. 9 Washington. Love’s play also drew more attention nationwide to his remarkable season thus far. Love, for instance, is… Read more Website promotes Heisman candidacy of running back Bryce Love
Marco Pavone at Stanford

Marco Pavone wins award for young Italian researchers

by Taylor Kubota on November 10, 2017 3:00 pm
On Nov. 8 MARCO PAVONE, assistant professor of aeronautics and astronautics, was awarded the 2017 Franco Strazzabosco Award for Engineers from the Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF). Pavone, who is also director of the Autonomous Systems Laboratory at Stanford, was recognized for his work on “algorithmic foundations for real-time and dependable… Read more Marco Pavone wins award for young Italian researchers

American Physical Society commemorates work of Stanford Nobel laureates Felix Bloch and Robert Hofstadter

by Vicky Stein on November 9, 2017 3:00 pm
In recognition of FELIX BLOCH’s and ROBERT HOFSTADTER’s Nobel Award-winning work in physics, the American Physical Society presented Stanford University with a commemorative plaque on Nov. 8. The plaque is now located at the courtyard of the Varian Physics Building, midway between the laboratories where the two men performed their groundbreaking research. Speakers praised the… Read more American Physical Society commemorates work of Stanford Nobel laureates Felix Bloch and Robert Hofstadter
Jennifer Dionne

Stanford's Jennifer Dionne named Moore Invention Fellow

by Taylor Kubota on November 8, 2017 3:53 pm
JENNIFER DIONNE, associate professor of materials science at Stanford University, is among the 2017 Moore Inventor Fellows, an initiative of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation that recognizes five early-career scientist-inventors each year. “Embodying Gordon Moore’s passion for science and penchant for inventing, the Moore Inventor Fellows are problem-solvers seeking to develop new tools and technologies… Read more Stanford's Jennifer Dionne named Moore Invention Fellow