Category: Awards

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George Shultz among those honored by Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame

by Stanford Athletics on August 19, 2019 2:08 pm
Eight former Cardinal student-athletes have been elected to the Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame. They are baseball’s JEFF AUSTIN, volleyball’s FOLUKE AKINRADEWO, wrestling’s TANNER GARDNER, tennis’ SUSAN HAGEY WALL, basketball’s MARK MADSEN, tennis’ DIANE MORRISON SHROPSHIRE, football’s BILL TARR and gymnastics’ TABITHA YIM. In addition, former U.S. secretary of state GEORGE SHULTZ will receive special… Read more George Shultz among those honored by Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame
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All-around best men’s gymnastics program

by Stanford Athletics on August 9, 2019 5:00 pm
Stanford not only proved itself as the top men’s gymnastics program in the gym by winning the 2019 NCAA title, but it also has been named the 2019 College Gymnastics Association national academic team champion with a team grade point average of 3.435. The national academic title is the seventh for the Cardinal since the… Read more All-around best men’s gymnastics program
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Women of the Gulag wins documentary film award

by Hoover Institution on August 9, 2019 12:15 am
Women of the Gulag, a documentary film based on Hoover Fellow Paul Gregory’s Hoover Institution Press book of the same title, has been named Best Short Documentary at the 2019 Reykjavík Film Festival. Directed by Marianna Yarovskaya of MayFilms and produced by Yarovskaya and Gregory, the film was also short-listed in the best documentary category in the… Read more Women of the Gulag wins documentary film award

Medical school awarded $53 million to improve translational medicine

by Stanford School of Medicine on July 31, 2019 5:00 pm
The Stanford School of Medicine has received a five-year, $53 million grant renewal from the Clinical and Translational Science Award Program. The CTSA Program is overseen by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health. “This funding will help us strengthen our clinical and translational research infrastructure in a way… Read more Medical school awarded $53 million to improve translational medicine

Congratulations to the 2019-20 France-Stanford Grant recipients

by Stanford Global Studies on July 30, 2019 5:00 pm
Each year, the France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies funds a wide variety of research collaborations between scholars and students at French institutions and at Stanford University. Since 2003, the center has supported more than 250 research projects that span academic disciplines – from the humanities and social sciences to the natural and applied sciences. The France-Stanford… Read more Congratulations to the 2019-20 France-Stanford Grant recipients
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Freshman Fran Belibi won gold at U19 women's basketball World Cup game

by Stanford Athletics on July 29, 2019 5:00 pm
Incoming student-athlete FRAN BELIBI won her third international gold medal on Sunday when the United States beat Australia in overtime at the FIBA Under-19 Women’s Basketball World Cup game in Bangkok, Thailand. The team won 74-70, making it the Cardinal’s eighth FIBA U19 World Cup title and seventh in the past eight tournaments. Belibi averaged 7.7 points… Read more Freshman Fran Belibi won gold at U19 women's basketball World Cup game

Kickstarting Solutions

by Rob Jordan on July 26, 2019 5:00 pm
Stanford human rights experts, engineers, economists, geologists, marine biologists and others soon will collaborate on finding new ways to combat air pollution, mine wastewater for valuable resources, reduce food waste and more. The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment has awarded nine proposals as part of its 2019 Environmental Venture Projects (EVP) and Realizing Environmental Innovation Program (REIP)… Read more Kickstarting Solutions
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Cardinal receives the American Volleyball Coaches Association award for indoor and beach teams

by Stanford Athletics on July 22, 2019 5:00 pm
Stanford’s indoor women’s and beach teams were recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) as recipients of the AVCA Team Academic Award. Stanford programs have time and again proven their commitment to academic excellence. The indoor team boasted a 3.81 team cumulative GPA for the 2018-19 academic year. All 16 players carried a 3.50… Read more Cardinal receives the American Volleyball Coaches Association award for indoor and beach teams
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Stanford grad students develop app to streamline Air Force training

by Alex Kekauoha on July 11, 2019 2:44 pm
An interdisciplinary team of Stanford graduate students is developing an app to improve training for U.S. military personnel. The technology – originally created to help sports teams train athletes more quickly and efficiently – recently garnered the top prize at the U.S. Department of Defense-sponsored Hacking4Defense competition in San Francisco. ANDREW POWELL, MBA/MA ’20, said… Read more Stanford grad students develop app to streamline Air Force training
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Fei-Fei Li wins National Geographic's Further Award

by Stanford News Service on July 8, 2019 3:00 pm
FEI-FEI LI, co-director of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, is the winner of the 2019 National Geographic Further Award, which recognizes a leader whose work is “uniquely innovative, timely and impactful—someone who has boldly pushed the boundaries of his or her field and who serves as an outstanding ambassador for that breakthrough work.” Li,… Read more Fei-Fei Li wins National Geographic's Further Award