Category: Awards

Mary Wootters

Seven faculty members named 2019 Sloan Research Fellows

by Taylor Kubota on February 20, 2019 2:02 pm
Seven faculty members from Stanford have been named 2019 Sloan Research Fellows. The fellowships, awarded yearly since 1955, honor early-career scholars whose achievements mark them as among the most promising researchers in their fields, according to the press release issued by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The seven Stanford recipients are among 126 U.S. and… Read more Seven faculty members named 2019 Sloan Research Fellows
Alade, Parrish and Xiao

Three Cardinal athletes awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships

by Stanford Athletics on February 19, 2019 2:39 pm
Three Stanford student-athletes – TAMI ALADE, BLAKE PARRISH and MICHELLE XIAO – have been awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships for their academic and athletic achievements. NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship winners receive a one-time grant of $10,000. To qualify, they must be in their final year of athletic eligibility and plan to pursue graduate studies within the next year. In addition to… Read more Three Cardinal athletes awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships
Philip Scherrer

Philip Scherrer receives 2019 George Ellery Hale Prize

by Erin Garcia de Jesus on February 15, 2019 5:00 pm
PHILIP SCHERRER, professor (research) of physics and senior fellow at the Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, has received the 2019 George Ellery Hale Prize from the Solar Physics Division the American Astronomical Society (AAS). Scherrer’s research focuses on solar cycles, the sun’s interior and how the sun’s activity affects Earth. AAS recognized Scherrer for his development… Read more Philip Scherrer receives 2019 George Ellery Hale Prize
Charif Shanahan

Stanford lecturer earns fellowship from National Endowment for the Arts

by Alex Shashkevich on February 14, 2019 5:00 pm
This week, the National Endowment for the Arts awarded CHARIF SHANAHAN, a Jones lecturer in the English Department at Stanford, with a creative writing fellowship. Shanahan, a former Wallace Stegner fellow, was one of 35 poets who received the 2019 Creative Writing Fellowship, according to the National Endowment for the Arts. The annual fellowship, which… Read more Stanford lecturer earns fellowship from National Endowment for the Arts
Arnetha Ball

Arnetha Ball elected to the National Academy of Education

by Graduate School of Education communications on February 10, 2019 1:17 pm
ARNETHA BALL, the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education, Emerita, has been elected to the National Academy of Education for her outstanding contributions to education research and policy. Ball is one of 16 scholars elected to the NAEd this year. The group, founded in 1965, produces reports on pressing issues in education and offers professional… Read more Arnetha Ball elected to the National Academy of Education
Tianze Liu

Stanford Earth’s Tianze Liu receives AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award

by Danielle T. Tucker on February 5, 2019 2:46 pm
Stanford Earth graduate student TIANZE LIU has received an Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA) from the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The award is given to promote, recognize and reward undergraduate, master’s and PhD students for quality research in the geophysical sciences. Typically, only the top 3 to 5 percent of student participants who present their… Read more Stanford Earth’s Tianze Liu receives AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award
Tara Vanderveer

Another Hall for Tara VanDerveer

by Stanford Athletics on January 31, 2019 2:34 pm
The Setsuko Ishiyama Director of Women’s Basketball TARA VANDERVEER will be enshrined in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame as part of its 2019 class, alongside such sports celebrities former Giant Dave Dravecky, tennis player Brad Gilbert, basketball player Jason Kidd and 49er Keena Turner. VanDerveer and the other four inductees will be honored at… Read more Another Hall for Tara VanDerveer
Nicole Ardoin

Nicole Ardoin honored for achievements in environmental education

by Stanford Graduate School of Education on January 29, 2019 2:09 pm
NICOLE ARDOIN, an associate professor at Stanford’s Graduate School of Education and senior fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, was recently honored by the Clemson University Institute for Parks for her life’s work in environmental education. Ardoin received the William C. Everhart award, which recognizes sustained achievements that foster an appreciation of parks and other historic… Read more Nicole Ardoin honored for achievements in environmental education
Paul Yock

Paul Yock is honored by National Academy of Engineering for bioengineering achievements

by Stacey Paris McCutcheon on January 27, 2019 2:29 pm
  PAUL YOCK, professor of medicine and of bioengineering and the founder and director of the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign, is one of five innovators chosen to receive the National Academy of Engineering’s 2019 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize. The Russ Prize, which carries a $500,000 award, recognizes outstanding bioengineering achievements that… Read more Paul Yock is honored by National Academy of Engineering for bioengineering achievements
Sharon Long

Stanford biologists Sharon Long and Liqun Luo honored by National Academy of Sciences

by Ker Than on January 24, 2019 2:40 pm
Stanford’s SHARON LONG and LIQUN LUO have been honored with awards from the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for their pioneering biology research. Long will receive the 2019 Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology from NAS for her work on the symbiotic relationship between plants and nitrogen-fixing bacteria. The biennial award recognizes a major advance in… Read more Stanford biologists Sharon Long and Liqun Luo honored by National Academy of Sciences