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Graduate School of Business Professor named next president of Scripps College

by Elaine Ray on June 22, 2016 5:00 pm
LARISSA TIEDENS, professor and senior associate dean for academic affairs at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) will be the next president of Scripps College in Claremont, California. GARTH SALONER, outgoing dean of the GSB, praised Tiedens for her leadership and expressed pride in the fact that “a member of our faculty has been tapped… Read more Graduate School of Business Professor named next president of Scripps College

Stanford wins eight CASE Awards for excellence in feature writing, videos and magazine publishing

by Elaine Ray on June 21, 2016 5:59 pm
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has recognized Stanford with several awards in its 2016 Circle of Excellence competition. Articles, publications and videos produced by communications offices across the university received two Gold Awards, four Silver Awards and two Bronze Awards this year. A Strange Reality, a video produced by the Stanford… Read more Stanford wins eight CASE Awards for excellence in feature writing, videos and magazine publishing

Stanford Students win Creative Program Writing prizes

by Christina Ablaza on June 8, 2016 4:00 am
There is nothing quite like finding your voice as a writer. And getting noticed along the way can help, too. That’s what happened May 26 at the Creative Writing Program’s 2016 Undergraduate Prize Reading, where 14 student winners read from their works in front of faculty, friends and family. In addition to long-standing prizes in… Read more Stanford Students win Creative Program Writing prizes

Stanford students earn fellowships named in honor of renowned environmental scientist Stephen Schneider

by Colleen SchwartzCoffey on May 17, 2016 4:00 am
Stanford junior DANIEL RODA-STUART, who is studying atmosphere/energy engineering, will spend this summer in Colorado working with the Environmental Defense Fund to mitigate climate risks from oil and gas development on Western tribal lands. MEGAN MCCANN, a graduate student in civil and environmental engineering, will head to Washington, D.C., to support World Resources Institute’s efforts… Read more Stanford students earn fellowships named in honor of renowned environmental scientist Stephen Schneider

Stanford Humanities Center names 2016-17 fellows

by Veronica Marian on May 16, 2016 4:00 am
The Stanford Humanities Center has awarded 23 fellowships for the upcoming academic year. The cohort includes scholars of history, philosophy, music and English, among other humanities disciplines. Chosen from a pool of nearly 300 applicants, the fellows are Stanford faculty, advanced Stanford graduate students, and academics from California, across the United States and Europe. “The… Read more Stanford Humanities Center names 2016-17 fellows

Six Stanford scholars among this year's recipients of the Sloan Research Fellowships

by Elaine Ray on February 26, 2016 4:00 am
Six Stanford assistant professors are among recipients of the 2016 Sloan Research Fellowships, which recognize scholars who show promise early in their careers. WILLIAM CHUEH, assistant professor of materials science and engineering and a center fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy; MICHAEL BERNSTEIN and GREGORY VALIANT, assistant professors of computer science; THOMAS CHURCH, assistant… Read more Six Stanford scholars among this year's recipients of the Sloan Research Fellowships

Cory Booker encourages students to use their moral imaginations to work for good

by Elaine Ray on February 24, 2016 5:06 pm
At 46, CORY BOOKER has an impressive list of academic and professional accomplishments: He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford; won a Rhodes Scholarship; graduated from Yale Law School; served as mayor of Newark, New Jersey; and won a seat in the U.S. Senate. His message to a largely Stanford student audience last Saturday,… Read more Cory Booker encourages students to use their moral imaginations to work for good
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Stanford junior wins James Robinson Award for Student Journalists

by Elaine Ray on February 16, 2016 4:00 am
ERICA EVANS, a junior majoring in international relations with a minor in communications, is the 2015 winner of the James Robinson Award for Student Journalists. Evans, who has worked as a reporter and editor for the Stanford Daily, wrote a series of articles about the university’s judicial process and the Honor Code. The award was… Read more Stanford junior wins James Robinson Award for Student Journalists

Stanford lauded for its leadership in protecting the environment

by Elaine Ray on January 28, 2016 4:00 am
When the State of California announced the 2015 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Awards, Stanford University was among the winners. The GEELA Awards recognize individuals, organizations and businesses that have made “notable, voluntary contributions in conserving California’s precious resources, protecting and enhancing our environment, building public-private partnerships and strengthening the state’s economy.” The award to… Read more Stanford lauded for its leadership in protecting the environment

Stanford delegation goes to Paris to witness COP21

by Elaine Ray on December 7, 2015 4:00 am
Since the end of November, representatives from more than 195 nations have gathered in Paris for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to negotiate a new global environmental agreement. An observer delegation from Stanford, including 30 undergraduate and master’s students, is there. Called COP21, which stands for the 21st session of the Conference… Read more Stanford delegation goes to Paris to witness COP21