Category: Awards

Stanford doctoral students win national fellowships for education research

by Graduate School of Education on August 6, 2020 3:38 pm
Two Stanford doctoral students, MICHAEL JARRY-SHORE and SEBASTIÁN OTERO, have been awarded National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowships for 2020. Jarry-Shore and Otero are among 35 students selected nationwide for the fellowship and will each receive $27,500 to complete their dissertation. The fellowship program recognizes students whose work addresses critical issues in the history, theory or practice… Read more Stanford doctoral students win national fellowships for education research
Norman Naimark

Historian Norman Naimark receives 2020 Norris and Carol Hundley Award

by Department of History on August 4, 2020 3:47 pm
Historian NORMAN NAIMARK, the Robert and Florence McDonnell Professor in East European Studies, has been awarded a 2020 Norris and Carol Hundley Award from the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association, for his book Stalin and the Fate of Europe. The award is given annually for the most distinguished book on any historical… Read more Historian Norman Naimark receives 2020 Norris and Carol Hundley Award

Stanford grad student wins top prize at Merck Innovation Cup

by Alex Kekauoha on August 2, 2020 1:24 pm
MBA student JOSHUA YANG is part of an international team of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who won this year’s Merck Innovation Cup for an invention that could lead to treatments for cancer and other diseases. Now in its 10th year, the week-long competition is for graduate students and postdocs from around the world who… Read more Stanford grad student wins top prize at Merck Innovation Cup

Stanford business students present awards for teaching and service

by Catherine Falge on July 27, 2020 4:42 pm
Students from the MBA, MSx and PhD programs have recognized two Graduate School of Business faculty members and one lecturer for their teaching and service. GLENN KRAMON has won the MBA Distinguished Teaching Award. Students presented Kramon, lecturer in management, the award in a celebratory Zoom meeting. Kramon, who has been an editor with the New… Read more Stanford business students present awards for teaching and service

21 Stanford affiliates awarded Fulbright grants

by Alex Kekauoha on July 24, 2020 5:00 pm
Twenty-one people with Stanford affiliations are among this year’s recipients of grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The awardees include several members of the Class of 2020, as well as other recent Stanford alums, according to an announcement by the Bechtel International Center. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural… Read more 21 Stanford affiliates awarded Fulbright grants

Stanford to help lead new quantum physics research effort

by Lara Streiff on July 21, 2020 4:08 pm
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced a $25 million award for a new quantum physics research center at the University of Colorado, Boulder, which will be known as Quantum Systems through Entangled Science and Engineering (Q-SEnSE). MARK KASEVICH, professor of physics and applied physics at the School of Humanities and Sciences, will co-lead the… Read more Stanford to help lead new quantum physics research effort

Stanford Health Care, Packard Children’s receive environmental awards

by Stanford Medicine on July 20, 2020 4:00 pm
Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford each received an Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth, a nonprofit organization that promotes sustainability in the health care industry. 2020 is the fourth consecutive year Stanford Health Care has received this award. “We are excited to receive this honor and pleased to be recognized for our sustainable practices,” said… Read more Stanford Health Care, Packard Children’s receive environmental awards

Thomas Krummel receives top national honor in pediatric surgery

by Elizabeth Valente on July 19, 2020 1:12 pm
THOMAS KRUMMEL, the Emile Holman Professor in Surgery, Emeritus, and professor emeritus of pediatric surgery, has been named the 2020 recipient of the William E. Ladd Medal, the highest honor nationwide in pediatric surgery. Krummel was the surgeon-in-chief at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford from 2002 to 2016. At the Stanford School of Medicine, he served as program director… Read more Thomas Krummel receives top national honor in pediatric surgery

Stanford undergrads awarded Firestone and Golden Medals and Kennedy Thesis Prizes

by Alex Samuel Harvison on July 15, 2020 5:00 pm
Thirty-seven winners representing 29 undergraduate departmental and interdisciplinary honors programs were recently honored for excellence in their theses and research. These students have received the 2020 Firestone and Golden medals, as well as the Kennedy Honors Thesis prizes. The David M. Kennedy Prize is awarded annually to the single best thesis in four academic areas:… Read more Stanford undergrads awarded Firestone and Golden Medals and Kennedy Thesis Prizes

Humanities Center announces 2020–21 Fellowships

by Robert Cable on July 13, 2020 5:00 pm
The Stanford Humanities Center has announced the 33 fellows who will make up its class of 2020–21. Included in the new cohort are scholars working on projects with such topics as environmental justice in Peru, the contested meaning of originalism in U.S. Constitutional law, and routes of literary translation between Latin America and South Asia,… Read more Humanities Center announces 2020–21 Fellowships