Category: Awards

Mark Davis

$12 million grant renewal for flu vaccine research

by Bruce Goldman on April 19, 2019 5:00 pm
The National Institutes of Health has awarded the Stanford Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection a five-year, $12 million renewal of a grant for the study of how people respond to influenza vaccination. With the renewal, the total amount granted for this project has exceeded $50 million since the first award was made in 2003. According to MARK DAVIS,… Read more $12 million grant renewal for flu vaccine research
Knight Journalism Fellowships 2020

Meet the international fellows for the JSK Class of 2020

by Knight Journalism Fellowships on April 17, 2019 3:46 pm
The next class of the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford will include seven fellows from Africa, Europe and South America who are in the vanguard of transforming journalism. They are leading collaborations to share investigative resources, stories and training; reshaping storytelling in organizations large and small; and championing freedom of the press in… Read more Meet the international fellows for the JSK Class of 2020
Richard Powers

Pulitzer Prize winner found inspiration while at Stanford

by Stanford News Service on April 15, 2019 4:31 pm
RICHARD POWERS, the former Phil and Penny Knight Professor of Creative Writing in the Department of English, has won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Overstory. Powers told the Santa Fe New Mexican in a February interview that the inspiration for the novel came from his hikes in the Santa Cruz Mountains while he… Read more Pulitzer Prize winner found inspiration while at Stanford
Marcella Alsan

Marcella Alsan wins Arrow Award for research on Tuskegee Study

by Beth Duff-Brown on April 14, 2019 11:48 am
MARCELLA ALSAN, associate professor of medicine, is a co-recipient of this year’s Arrow Award from the International Health Economics Association (IHEA) for research that shows the health of African American men was adversely impacted by the Tuskegee syphilis study of the early 20th century. The award recognizes excellence in the field of health economics and is… Read more Marcella Alsan wins Arrow Award for research on Tuskegee Study
2019 Fellows

Three Stanford faculty elected fellows of the Ecological Society of America

by Taylor Kubota on April 4, 2019 5:00 pm
The Ecological Society of America (ESA) announced their 2019 Fellows on April 4. ROSAMOND  NAYLOR, the William Wrigley Professor and senior fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and TADASHI FUKAMI, associate professor of biology, were both named Fellows. ERIN MORDECAI, assistant professor of biology and member… Read more Three Stanford faculty elected fellows of the Ecological Society of America
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Stanford renews top score in sustainability ranking

by Sustainable Stanford on April 3, 2019 5:00 pm
This month, Stanford renewed its Platinum rating through the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS), with a score of 88%. This score is more than two percentage points higher than Stanford’s score in 2017 when Stanford submitted its last report and earned its first Platinum… Read more Stanford renews top score in sustainability ranking
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Faculty elected to American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

by School of Medicine on April 2, 2019 5:00 pm
Four faculty members at the Stanford School of Medicine have been elected to the college of fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. An induction ceremony was held March 25 during the institute’s annual meeting at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. The college of fellows class of 2019 comprises 157… Read more Faculty elected to American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
Simona Onori

Simona Onori: Exemplary young educator

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on April 1, 2019 5:00 pm
SIMONA ONORI, an assistant professor in the Department of Energy Resources Engineering at Stanford Earth, has been honored with the 2018 Ralph R. Teetor Education Award from SAE International, a global organization for engineering professionals. The award, established in 1963, recognizes and honors exemplary young educators who are successfully preparing the next generation of engineers to meet… Read more Simona Onori: Exemplary young educator
Margaret Levi

Margaret Levi the recipient of 2019 Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science

by Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences on March 29, 2019 12:59 pm
MARGARET LEVI, director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford and professor of political science, has been named the 25th laureate of the Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science. The prize has been awarded to Levi for “having laid the foundations of our understanding of why citizens accept state… Read more Margaret Levi the recipient of 2019 Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science
Young Jean Lee

Young Jean Lee has been awarded the 2019 Windham-Campbell Prize in Drama

by Stefanie Okuda on March 25, 2019 2:58 pm
YOUNG JEAN LEE, associate professor of theater and performance studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences, has been awarded the Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prize in the category of drama. Administered by Yale University, the Windham-Campbell Prizes are awarded to eight international writers in the fields of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama. Winners will receive a $165,000 prize… Read more Young Jean Lee has been awarded the 2019 Windham-Campbell Prize in Drama