Category: Awards

Stanford anthropologist Ian Hodder

Stanford archaeologist Ian Hodder honored by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II

by Alex Shashkevich on June 12, 2019 3:40 pm
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has honored Stanford anthropologist IAN HODDER for his work in archaeology and his contribution to the relations between the United Kingdom and Turkey. Hodder, the Dunlevie Family Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, received the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George – a British order of chivalry… Read more Stanford archaeologist Ian Hodder honored by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II
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Twenty-seven from Stanford win Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants

by Kathleen Sullivan on June 10, 2019 3:59 pm
The Bechtel International Center recently announced that 27 people with Stanford affiliations, including seniors, graduate students and alumni, have won grants to pursue special projects abroad next year with funding from the FULBRIGHT U.S. STUDENT PROGRAM. Under the program, they will travel to 15 countries, including Italy, Hungary, Nepal, Netherlands, Paraguay, Spain and Vietnam. They… Read more Twenty-seven from Stanford win Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants
Janet Coleman-Belin

Stanford Alumni Association recognizes students for service to the university

by Stanford Alumni Association on June 6, 2019 3:00 pm
Every year, the Stanford Alumni Association recognizes Stanford students for their service and contributions to the campus community. Among them this year is graduating senior JANET COLEMAN-BELIN, recipient of the year’s Outstanding Achievement Award. She won the award for making a significant impact on the campus community through undergraduate activities and for demonstrating a strong… Read more Stanford Alumni Association recognizes students for service to the university
Conrad Ray

Golf coach Conrad Ray named national coach of the year

by Stanford Athletics on June 4, 2019 2:33 pm
CONRAD RAY, Knowles Family Director of Men’s Golf, has received the 2019 Dave Williams Award as the Division I National Coach of the Year. Ray previously earned the honor in 2007. Just completing his 15th year of coaching on the Farm, Ray recently guided the Cardinal to the national title. Sixth-seeded Stanford defeated fifth-seeded Texas in… Read more Golf coach Conrad Ray named national coach of the year
Ben Hallock

Ben Hallock and Makenzie Fischer are named the nation's top water polo players

by Stanford Athletics on June 3, 2019 2:31 pm
Redshirt sophomore BEN HALLOCK and junior MAKENZIE FISCHER were honored with Peter J. Cutino Awards, which recognize the nation’s most outstanding men’s and women’s water polo players, as voted by Division I coaches. It’s the fourth time one school has swept both men’s and women’s Cutino Awards and the third time Stanford has done it.… Read more Ben Hallock and Makenzie Fischer are named the nation's top water polo players
Koren Bakkegard

Koren Bakkegard wins Fidler Award in Student Affairs

by Kate Chesley on June 2, 2019 12:08 pm
The good news is that KOREN BAKKEGARD, interim associate vice provost of student affairs and dean of residential education, has won the Margaret Fidler Award for Distinguished Service in Stanford Student Affairs. The bad news (for Stanford) is that Bakkegard, who joined the university in 2004, has been named associate vice provost and dean of… Read more Koren Bakkegard wins Fidler Award in Student Affairs
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Stanford student journalists have been honored with James S. Robinson Awards

by Kate Chesley on May 30, 2019 1:16 pm
Student journalists who reported on the effects of the Camp Fire in Northern California and on the university’s partnerships with Saudi Arabian institutions have been awarded James S. Robinson Awards for Student Journalists. The prize was established in memory of JAMES ROBINSON, an award-winning journalist who served as editor of Stanford Report before he died… Read more Stanford student journalists have been honored with James S. Robinson Awards
Maria Ressa

Philippines investigative journalist and press freedom beacon Maria Ressa wins 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award

by Noa Ronkin on May 29, 2019 2:37 pm
Stanford’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) has awarded journalist Maria Ressa the 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award. Ressa, the co-founder, CEO and executive editor of the Philippine news platform Rappler, has been a journalist in Asia for more than 30 years and commended worldwide for her work in fighting disinformation and attempts to silence the… Read more Philippines investigative journalist and press freedom beacon Maria Ressa wins 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award
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Student photographs that are worth a 1,000 words

by Robin Wander on May 28, 2019 2:20 pm
The results are in for the 8th annual Stanford Global Studies Student Photo Contest, and the winner of the popular vote is an evocative image of a rainy day at the Taj Mahal captured by senior human biology major EMILY MENDONSA while she was traveling in Utter Pradesh, India, conducting research on women’s health in… Read more Student photographs that are worth a 1,000 words
Sterling Award

Senior Ian Macato has won the Sterling Award for outstanding service to Stanford

by Sashaun Wood on May 23, 2019 2:35 pm
Graduating senior IAN MACATO has received the Stanford Alumni Association’s 2019 J.E. Wallace Sterling Award for outstanding service to Stanford. Macato was recognized for his ability to empower others through his collaborative leadership style. Macato, who will graduate with bachelor’s degrees in symbolic systems and in comparative studies in race and ethnicity, has been active… Read more Senior Ian Macato has won the Sterling Award for outstanding service to Stanford