Category: Awards

Stephan Graham

Stanford Earth’s Stephan Graham recognized for lifetime of distinguished research and teaching

by Barbara Buell on June 7, 2017 4:36 pm
Stanford Earth geological sciences Professor STEPHAN GRAHAM began his exploration of the stratigraphic record in southern Indiana as a boy collecting fossils. In the years since, Graham has developed seminal research in the field of sedimentation and tectonics and has mentored generations of graduate students. On April 4, the Society of Sedimentary Geologists recognized his… Read more Stanford Earth’s Stephan Graham recognized for lifetime of distinguished research and teaching
Lyons Awards winners

Seven students win Lyons Awards for service

by Kate Chesley on June 2, 2017 3:55 pm
Seven students were recently honored with James W. Lyons Awards for Service to and on behalf of Stanford. The awards were presented by GREG BOARDMAN, vice provost of student affairs, at a ceremony on May 23. The honored students were: ANDREW BARAKAT, who was recognized for his commitment to the well-being of Stanford students by… Read more Seven students win Lyons Awards for service
Ecosystems of California

Harold Mooney’s Ecosystems of California wins California Book Award

by Devon Ryan on June 1, 2017 2:17 pm
Ecosystems of California has received the Gold Medal for Contribution to Publishing in the 86th Annual California Book Awards. The comprehensive reference guide, which includes contributions from more than 150 authors, is a deep dive into the functions, management and diversity of each ecosystem in the Golden State. This adds to the PROSE Award for… Read more Harold Mooney’s Ecosystems of California wins California Book Award
Golfer Maverick McNealy

Stanford’s Maverick McNealy wins Ben Hogan Award

by Stanford Athletics on May 31, 2017 4:53 pm
Stanford senior men’s golfer MAVERICK MCNEALY was named the winner of the Ben Hogan Award, as announced by Colonial Country Club, Friends of Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America. The Ben Hogan Award is presented annually to the top men’s college golfer. McNealy receives an exemption into the PGA Tour’s 2018 Dean & DeLuca Invitational,… Read more Stanford’s Maverick McNealy wins Ben Hogan Award

Senior LoMo Phillips wins the Sterling Award for service

by Emily Handy on May 25, 2017 2:36 pm
Senior LAUREN “LOMO” PHILLIPS was awarded the Stanford Alumni Association’s 2017 J.E. Wallace Sterling Award for outstanding service to Stanford. HOWARD WOLF, president of Stanford Alumni Association and vice president for alumni affairs, recently presented the award to Phillips, who is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in art history Phillips has been active in campus… Read more Senior LoMo Phillips wins the Sterling Award for service
Lelia Glass

Stanford doctoral candidates named Mellon/ACLS Fellows, receive financial support for dissertations

by Milenko Martinovich on May 24, 2017 5:14 pm
Stanford PhD students LELIA GLASS and VLADIMIR HAMED-TROYANSKY were named 2017 Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Dissertation Completion Fellows. Glass and Hamed-Troyansky were among 65 fellows selected from a pool of more than 1,000 applicants. Fellows are awarded a $30,000 stipend and up to $8,000 in research funds and university fees. The financial support… Read more Stanford doctoral candidates named Mellon/ACLS Fellows, receive financial support for dissertations
Kate Gibson

Kate Gibson is named San Mateo County’s Bike Commuter of the Year

by News Service on May 19, 2017 4:06 pm
KATE GIBSON, transportation demand management (TDM) and communications specialist in Land and Buildings Operations, was recently named the 2017 Bike Commuter of the Year in San Mateo County. Gibson commutes to Stanford by biking from her home to the Redwood City Caltrain station and then riding from the Palo Alto Caltrain station to her office.… Read more Kate Gibson is named San Mateo County’s Bike Commuter of the Year
Lori Gager

Lori Gager wins the Fidler Award in Student Affairs

by Elaine Ray on May 16, 2017 3:06 pm
If you walk into the Student Services Center on the second floor of Tresidder, one of the things you might notice is the sign that says, “Because Nice Matters.” That slogan is a theme at the core of how the center’s staff approaches their work. It is also a thread that ran through more than… Read more Lori Gager wins the Fidler Award in Student Affairs
Nicole Stafford

Swimmer Nicole Stafford wins the Honda Inspiration Award

by Stanford Athletics on May 15, 2017 2:37 pm
Senior swimmer NICOLE STAFFORD was named the Honda Inspiration Award winner by the Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) Inspiration Award committee. “I am extremely humbled to receive the 2017 Honda Inspiration Award, and I want to thank the CWSA for providing this opportunity,” Stafford said. “I would like to recognize the other two finalists, Jesse… Read more Swimmer Nicole Stafford wins the Honda Inspiration Award
Thomas Markland

Thomas Markland named Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

by Taylor Kubota on May 10, 2017 2:22 pm
THOMAS MARKLAND, associate professor of chemistry, has been named a 2017 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar. This award is given by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation to faculty in the United States who “are within the first five years of their academic careers, have each created an outstanding independent body of scholarship and are deeply committed… Read more Thomas Markland named Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar