Category: Awards

Robert MacCoun

Robert MacCoun recognized for contributions to applied psychological research

by Stephanie Ashe on December 13, 2018 2:18 pm
The Association for Psychological Science (APS) recently recognized ROBERT MACCOUN, the James and Patricia Kowal Professor of Law, with the 2019 James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award. The award honors a lifetime of outstanding contributions to the area of applied psychological research. “My career path has been somewhat unorthodox for a psychologist, but I’ve always been drawn to… Read more Robert MacCoun recognized for contributions to applied psychological research
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Stanford Earth photos inspire science and wonder

by Barbara Buell on December 11, 2018 2:54 pm
An undergraduate, a graduate student and a staff member have won the 2018 Stanford Earth Photo Contest. Winners were human biology major HANNA PAYNE for best field photo, doctoral candidate MEREDITH GOEBEL for best lab photo and Stanford Earth Materials Lab manager KATIE DUNN for best landscape photo. The photo contest, hosted by the Stanford School… Read more Stanford Earth photos inspire science and wonder
Amalia Kessler

Stanford Law’s Amalia Kessler receives book award from American Society for Legal History

by Stephanie Ashe on December 10, 2018 2:43 pm
Stanford Law School’s AMALIA KESSLER, director of the Center for Law and History, has received the 2018 John Phillip Reid Book Award. The annual award is granted to the best monograph by a mid-career or senior scholar, published in English on Anglo-American legal history. The award was presented at this year’s American Society for Legal History annual meeting.… Read more Stanford Law’s Amalia Kessler receives book award from American Society for Legal History
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Stanford engineers win Gallery of Fluid Motion awards

by Taylor Kubota on December 5, 2018 2:55 pm
Two groups of mechanical engineers from the Center for Turbulence Research at Stanford have won Gallery of Fluid Motion Awards, which celebrate engaging visuals that relay the science of contemporary fluid mechanics. The awards were announced in November as part of the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics. One… Read more Stanford engineers win Gallery of Fluid Motion awards
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Schwarzman Class of 2020 includes four Stanford students

by Kathleen Sullivan on December 3, 2018 1:59 pm
Four Stanford students have won 2020 Schwarzman Scholarships for graduate study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s most prestigious universities. They are among the 147 scholars from 38 countries who were named 2020 Schwarzman Scholars. The scholars will begin master’s degree programs in August 2019. The scholarship program was designed to prepare future… Read more Schwarzman Class of 2020 includes four Stanford students
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Residential & Dining Enterprises wants to share its recently recognized green cleaning system

by Kim Ratcliff on November 29, 2018 4:08 pm
Last spring, Mirrielees resident ARJUN KUMAR, ’20, banished his bleach and ditched his disinfecting wipes. Instead, he scoured his apartment from countertops to toilet with a chemical-free cleaner from the tap in the laundry room. A machine attached to the tap uses electricity to create stabilized aqueous ozone (SAO), also known as “engineered water.” The… Read more Residential & Dining Enterprises wants to share its recently recognized green cleaning system
Elizabeth Bernhardt

Elizabeth Bernhardt honored for her work in foreign language education

by Alex Shashkevich on November 28, 2018 4:02 pm
ELIZABETH BERNHARDT, a professor of German studies and the John Roberts Hale Director of the Stanford Language Center, has received the 2018 Wilga Rivers Award from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. “Bernhardt’s work at Stanford has been visionary,” according to the award announcement. “Building the Stanford Language Center into an exemplar of… Read more Elizabeth Bernhardt honored for her work in foreign language education
David Stevenson

David Stevenson named 2019 recipient of the John Howland Award

by Erin Digitale on November 26, 2018 1:43 pm
DAVID STEVENSON, the Harold K. Faber Professor in Pediatrics and senior associate dean for Maternal & Child Health, has been named the 2019 recipient of the John Howland Award, the top award given by the American Pediatric Society. The award honors Stevenson’s contributions as a longtime leader, clinician and mentor in neonatology and pediatrics. “I… Read more David Stevenson named 2019 recipient of the John Howland Award
Matthew Savoca

Stanford postdoc wins a Science and SciLifeLab prize for young scientists

by Taylor Kubota on November 24, 2018 11:43 am
Birds that eat plastic may be doing so in part because it smells like food to them. MATTHEW SAVOCA, a postdoctoral fellow in biology at Stanford, explains the science behind this statement in an essay that won this year’s Science and SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists in the ecology and environment category. The prize, which aims… Read more Stanford postdoc wins a Science and SciLifeLab prize for young scientists
Clay Carson

Historian Clayborne Carson recognized for his scholarship and promotion of Gandhian values

by Alex Shashkevich on November 19, 2018 3:41 pm
The work of Stanford historian CLAYBORNE CARSON has been recently honored with two awards, one of which took him to the Taj Mahal Palace in India this month. Carson, who is the director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute, received the International Award for Promoting Gandhian Values Outside India from the… Read more Historian Clayborne Carson recognized for his scholarship and promotion of Gandhian values