Category: Awards

Carolyn Lougee

Carolyn Lougee recognized for book on French Protestants’ experiences in 17th century

by Alex Shashkevich on May 9, 2017 3:05 pm
CAROLYN LOUGEE, the Frances and Charles Field Professor of History, Emerita, was recently honored with two awards – the 2016 David H. Pinkney Prize and the 2017 Frances Richardson Keller-Sierra Prize – for her 2016 book, Facing the Revocation: Huguenot Families, Faith, and the King’s Will. The book examines the story of a family of… Read more Carolyn Lougee recognized for book on French Protestants’ experiences in 17th century
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Knight Journalism Fellows tackle journalism’s challenges

by JSK Fellowships Program on May 5, 2017 4:50 pm
Eighteen journalists and journalism innovators from around the world have been awarded John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships for the 2017-18 academic year at Stanford. They are the 52nd class of journalism fellows at Stanford. The fellows come from a variety of news environments and organizations. Some come from countries with long traditions of supporting a… Read more Knight Journalism Fellows tackle journalism’s challenges
Jeff Koseff

Sustainable Stanford Award winners honored

by Lauren Hennessy on May 4, 2017 4:35 pm
JEFF KOSEFF, SCOTT GOULD and EMMA FISHER were recently honored with Sustainable Stanford Awards for their efforts to reduce the university’s environmental footprint. The awards were presented during the recent Celebrating Sustainability event. Koseff, the William Alden Campbell and Martha Campbell Professor in the School of Engineering and senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute… Read more Sustainable Stanford Award winners honored
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Renaissance Society of America recognizes Blair Hoxby

by Tanu Wakefield on April 28, 2017 4:12 pm
The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) recently recognized BLAIR HOXBY, professor of English, for his 2015 book, What Was Tragedy? Theory and the Early Modern Canon. The RSA awarded What Was Tragedy? an honorable mention in consideration for the 2017 Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Book Prize. What Was Tragedy? earned critical acclaim for shedding new light… Read more Renaissance Society of America recognizes Blair Hoxby
Sean Reardon

Sean Reardon awarded Carnegie fellowship for work on education inequity

by Carrie Spector on April 27, 2017 2:48 pm
SEAN REARDON, professor at the Graduate School of Education, has been named a 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellow for his research into educational opportunity and achievement gaps in America. The Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program, established in 2015 by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, recognizes and supports scholars whose work in the social sciences and humanities… Read more Sean Reardon awarded Carnegie fellowship for work on education inequity
Roberta Denning

Alumni Denning and Goldman win Gold Spike Award

by Stanford Alumni Association on April 25, 2017 3:24 pm
ROBERTA DENNING, ’75, MBA ’78, and JOHN GOLDMAN, MBA ’75, are this year’s recipients of the Gold Spike Award, Stanford’s highest honor for volunteer service. President MARC TESSIER-LAVIGNE recently conferred the awards at a dinner held in their honor. The Gold Spike Award is presented annually by Stanford Associates, an honorary organization of more than… Read more Alumni Denning and Goldman win Gold Spike Award
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Undergrads win prize for work combating antibacterial resistance

by Nathan Collins on April 18, 2017 3:26 pm
A team of Stanford ChEM-H undergraduates has won the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for their development of proteins that could combat multidrug-resistant bacteria, which the World Health Organization has described as one of the most serious public health threats the world faces today. MARIA FILSINGER INTERRANTE, now a student in the School of Medicine’s Medical Scientist… Read more Undergrads win prize for work combating antibacterial resistance
Peter Berkowitz

Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Peter Berkowitz wins 2017 Bradley Prize

by Marlon Bateman on April 12, 2017 4:16 pm
PETER BERKOWITZ, the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, was named a recipient of the 2017 Bradley Prize. Berkowitz was awarded the prize at an April 6 ceremony at Sidney Harman Hall in Washington, D.C. Each award carries a stipend of $250,000. The Bradley Prize annually recognizes up to four individuals… Read more Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Peter Berkowitz wins 2017 Bradley Prize
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Stanford education scholar Michael Kirst receives prestigious national award

by Carrie Spector on April 7, 2017 4:16 pm
Michael Kirst, professor emeritus at Stanford’s Graduate School of Education (GSE), has been named the 2017 recipient of the James A. Kelly Award for Advancing Accomplished Teaching by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. The award recognizes visionary education leaders for their expertise and dedication to improving education. Past recipients include President Bill Clinton,… Read more Stanford education scholar Michael Kirst receives prestigious national award
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Stanford Medicine researchers named Outstanding Investigators by the National Cancer Institute

by Krista Conger on April 6, 2017 2:43 pm
The National Cancer Institute has named professor of dermatology HOWARD CHANG, MD, and professor of oncology RONALD LEVY, MD, as recipients of the institute’s Outstanding Investigator Awards for 2016. The awards provide funding to investigators with outstanding records of productivity in cancer research. Recipients receive up to $600,000 each year for seven years to pursue or… Read more Stanford Medicine researchers named Outstanding Investigators by the National Cancer Institute