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Undergraduate chemistry safety program recognized with national award

by University Communications on October 23, 2017 3:10 pm
A health and safety program that benefits some 3,000 Stanford undergraduate students who participate in laboratory classes has been recognized by the American Chemical Society-Division of Chemical Health and Safety (ACS-DCHAS). ACS-DCHAS is a 1,700-member division of the American Chemical Society that provides technical resources in chemical health and safety. The ACS-DCHAS SafetyStratus College and… Read more Undergraduate chemistry safety program recognized with national award
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Sapp Center wins Preservation Design Award

by Taylor Kubota on October 22, 2017 3:07 pm
The Sapp Center for Science Teaching and Learning – affectionately known as Old Chem – has been recognized with a Preservation Design Award by the California Preservation Foundation, California’s statewide organization for the protection of its diverse cultural heritage and historic places. The Sapp Center, which opened its doors in November 2016, was recognized in… Read more Sapp Center wins Preservation Design Award
Ledecky

Katie Ledecky is Sportswoman of the Year

by Stanford Athletics on October 19, 2017 3:08 pm
Sophomore KATIE LEDECKY was recently named the Women’s Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year. Ledecky begins her season with the No. 1-ranked Cardinal at the Pac-12 vs. USA Swimming Challenge in Los Angeles this weekend, Oct. 21-22. Some of Ledecky’s highlights in 2017: U.S. and International Competition • Won six medals, including five gold medals… Read more Katie Ledecky is Sportswoman of the Year
Stanford mathematician Akshay Venkatesh

Stanford mathematician Akshay Venkatesh awarded the Ostrowski Prize

by Department of Mathematics on October 11, 2017 4:36 pm
Professor AKSHAY VENKATESH has been awarded the 2017 Ostrowski Prize. The prize, established in 1989, is awarded every other year to a mathematician or to a group of scientists who have produced the best result in the field of pure mathematics or in the foundations of numerical mathematics. According to the citation, Venkatesh received the… Read more Stanford mathematician Akshay Venkatesh awarded the Ostrowski Prize
Lauren Killingsworth

Stanford senior wins international award for research on 19th-century cholera maps

by Alex Shashkevich on October 10, 2017 4:44 pm
Stanford senior LAUREN KILLINGSWORTH has been recognized by an international undergraduate awards program for her research on cholera maps in 19th-century Europe. Killingsworth’s research paper was named a 2017 Global Winner by The Undergraduate Awards, an Ireland-based nonprofit. Her paper was one of 25 recognized across the world from a pool of 6,472 submitted papers.… Read more Stanford senior wins international award for research on 19th-century cholera maps
Matthew Porteus

Matthew Porteus awarded grant for sickle cell anemia work

by Stanford Medical School Communications on October 9, 2017 4:46 pm
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded MATTHEW PORTEUS, associate professor of pediatrics, a grant of $5.2 million to lay the groundwork for a clinical trial of a possible treatment for sickle cell disease. Porteus has shown that he can take human blood stem cells with the gene defect that causes sickle cell disease… Read more Matthew Porteus awarded grant for sickle cell anemia work
Carolyn Rodriguez

Stanford Neurosciences Institute awards seed grants

by Nathan Collins on October 5, 2017 4:26 pm
The STANFORD NEUROSCIENCES INSTITUTE recently awarded its second round of seed grants to six interdisciplinary teams of researchers. Those six grants will go to small teams of researchers who come from different departments or approach their topics using distinct methods or points of view. This round’s recipients include researchers working on cognitive aging, treatments for… Read more Stanford Neurosciences Institute awards seed grants
Stanford swimmer Simone Manuel

10 nominations: Stanford swimmers Manuel, Ledecky and Director of Women’s Swimming Meehan highlight Golden Goggles nominations

by Stanford Athletics on October 4, 2017 4:38 pm
Senior Simone Manuel led all female nominees with six nominations for the 2017 Golden Goggles awards. Sophomore Katie Ledecky was nominated in three categories, while Greg Meehan, the Paul A. Violich Director of Women’s Swimming, is up for Coach of the Year. The 14th edition of the annual awards show will take place on Nov. 19 at the JW Marriott Los Angeles… Read more 10 nominations: Stanford swimmers Manuel, Ledecky and Director of Women’s Swimming Meehan highlight Golden Goggles nominations
Rosemary Knight

Rosemary Knight honored by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists

by Bea Gordon on September 28, 2017 4:00 pm
The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) has honored ROSEMARY KNIGHT with its 2017 Outstanding Educator Award. The award recognizes individuals who have provided extraordinary inspiration to the next generation of geophysics professionals, have made contributions to geophysical instruction at any educational level and have provided advice, mentorship and supervision for students. Former postdoctoral scholar and… Read more Rosemary Knight honored by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists
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Stanford’s Bryce Love named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week

by By Stanford Athletics on September 27, 2017 4:05 pm
Stanford junior running back Bryce Love was named Pac-12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week. Love had 263 yards rushing on 30 attempts, both career highs, in Stanford’s 58-34 home win over UCLA. He added one rushing touchdown. Love’s single-game rushing total was the second-highest in program history. In his past six outings, Love, a human biology… Read more Stanford’s Bryce Love named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week