Category: Awards

Lyons Awards

Fourteen students have been recognized with Lyons Awards for Service

by Student Affairs on June 11, 2021 3:25 pm
Fourteen students recently received the James W. Lyons Award for Service for 2020 and 2021. The awards, established in 1981, honor the late James Lyons, who served as Stanford’s dean of students from 1972 to 1990. The awards recognize exceptional service through departments, teams, clubs, residences and community projects. Senior Associate Vice Provost and Dean… Read more Fourteen students have been recognized with Lyons Awards for Service
Ronald Egan

Ronald Egan elected to the American Philosophical Society

by Sandra Feder on June 9, 2021 3:37 pm
RONALD EGAN, the Confucius Institute Professorship in Sinology in the School of Humanities and Sciences, has been elected to the American Philosophical Society (APS), the oldest learned society in the United States. “I was thrilled by the news of course, particularly because it is an academic honor that stems from nomination by peers in my… Read more Ronald Egan elected to the American Philosophical Society
Sterling Award winners

Sterling Award winners honor their mentors

by Sandra Feder on June 7, 2021 3:47 pm
The J. E. Wallace Sterling Award is given to the top 25 graduating seniors in the School of Humanities and Sciences in recognition of their efforts and academic achievements throughout their undergraduate education. Winners have the opportunity to acknowledge two individuals who helped them along their academic journeys – an influential secondary-school teacher and a… Read more Sterling Award winners honor their mentors
The 2021 Social Innovation Fellowship recipients, Shawon Jackson, Abdulhamid Haidar, and Ted McKlveen, launched ventures that address social and environmental needs. | Javier Flores

GSB students recognized for using social innovation to solve problems, drive change

by Graduate School of Business on June 1, 2021 3:06 pm
The Graduate School of Business has awarded three members of the Class of 2021 the Social Innovation Fellowship (SIF) to continue their work to empower Black and Brown youth through public speaking, expand education in areas with limited internet connectivity and reduce emissions in transportation. The SIF is awarded each year to graduating students who plan… Read more GSB students recognized for using social innovation to solve problems, drive change
David Pollard

Professor Emeritus Dave Pollard receives highest award of Geological Society

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on May 28, 2021 3:26 pm
DAVE POLLARD, the Barney and Estelle Morris Professor of Earth Sciences, Emeritus, has been awarded the 2021 Wollaston Medal, the highest honor of the Geological Society of London. The Wollaston Medal was established by British scientist William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828) to promote “researches concerning the mineral structure of the Earth … or of the science… Read more Professor Emeritus Dave Pollard receives highest award of Geological Society
LIZA HAFNER

Three seniors awarded SAA’s Outstanding Achievement Award

by Stanford Alumni Association on May 27, 2021 4:26 pm
Graduating seniors GHAWAYNE CALVIN, LIZA HAFNER and MARÍA VALENTINA SUÁREZ-NIETO have been awarded the Stanford Alumni Association (SAA) Outstanding Achievement Award. Created in 2011, the Outstanding Achievement Award is given to J.E. Wallace Sterling Award finalists. These top seniors have made significant contributions to the campus community with undergraduate activities that demonstrate potential for continued… Read more Three seniors awarded SAA’s Outstanding Achievement Award
Leya Elias

Senior Leya Elias wins SAA's J.E. Wallace Sterling Award

by Stanford Alumni Association on May 26, 2021 3:09 pm
The Stanford Alumni Association has selected senior LEYA ELIAS to receive the J.E. Wallace Sterling Award, which is given to an undergraduate in recognition of service and contributions to the campus community. Named for Stanford’s president from 1949 to 1968, the J.E. Wallace Sterling Award recognizes a graduating senior whose undergraduate leadership and volunteer activities… Read more Senior Leya Elias wins SAA's J.E. Wallace Sterling Award
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Three student-athletes awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships

by Stanford Athletics on May 19, 2021 3:47 pm
Three Cardinal athletes – ELLA EASTIN, LUCAS ORTS and TRUE SWEETSER – have been awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships for academic and athletic achievements. NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship winners receive a one-time grant of $10,000. To qualify, they must maintain at least a 3.2 grade-point average, perform with distinction in their sport and be nominated by their… Read more Three student-athletes awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships
Mira Moufarrej

Bioengineering graduate student Mira Moufarrej wins Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

by Taylor Kubota on May 12, 2021 4:23 pm
MIRA MOUFARREJ, a graduate student in bioengineering, has been awarded a 2021 “Cure it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for inventions related to prenatal and maternal health. This $15,000 prize celebrates young inventors and is given based on overall inventiveness, the invention’s potential for scalable commercialization or adoption, and youth mentorship experience. The prize is supported by… Read more Bioengineering graduate student Mira Moufarrej wins Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
the Ricks

Anthropologist John Rick and his wife are honored by Peruvian government

by Sandra Feder on May 10, 2021 2:35 pm
JOHN RICK, professor of anthropology, emeritus, in the School of Humanities and Sciences, and his wife, ROSA MENDOZA RICK, an archaeologist and co-researcher, were recently honored by the government of Peru for their work at Chavín de Huántar, a UNESCO World Heritage site. On May 6, the couple received the Order of Merit for Distinguished… Read more Anthropologist John Rick and his wife are honored by Peruvian government