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Brooke Forde

Cardinal well represented on U.S. Olympic women's swim team

by Stanford News Service on July 1, 2021 4:01 pm
Stanford will be well represented in Tokyo by members of the U.S. Olympic women’s swim team. Competing will be alumni BROOKE FORDE, KATIE LEDECKY and SIMONE MANUEL, and incoming first-year students TORRI HUSKE and REGAN SMITH. Forde, who is from Louisville, Kentucky, graduated in June with a major in human biology. She is expected to… Read more Cardinal well represented on U.S. Olympic women's swim team
Brody Malone

Cardinal star Brody Malone named to U.S. Olympic men's gymnastics team

by Stanford Athletics on June 29, 2021 4:05 pm
BRODY MALONE, a management science and engineering major from Summerville, Ga., has been named to the U.S. Olympic men’s gymnastics team. Malone is a member of the Cardinal men’s gymnastics team that captured its seventh national championship this year and its second consecutive crown. Malone, who won the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials in St. Louis… Read more Cardinal star Brody Malone named to U.S. Olympic men's gymnastics team
O'Hara, Press and Davidson

Three Cardinal alumnae named to Olympics soccer team

by Stanford Athletics on June 28, 2021 3:39 pm
Three Stanford women’s soccer alumna have been named to the Olympics roster for the United States: TIERNA DAVIDSON, KELLEY O’HARA and CHRISTEN PRESS. Davidson, who led Stanford to the 2017 NCAA Championship and was an All-American along the back line, has earned 32 appearances with the national team and makes her first Olympics. She was the… Read more Three Cardinal alumnae named to Olympics soccer team
Quarantine Birthday Portrait in Gold

Stanford Global Studies photo contest showcases student experiences

by Stefanie Pietkiewicz on June 4, 2021 3:19 pm
Stanford Global Studies (SGS) has unveiled the winners of its 10th annual photo contest. Each year, the competition celebrates the creative talents of student photographers affiliated with SGS’s 14 centers and programs. More than 80 photos, captured in locations across the United States and around the world, were entered into six categories: the natural world,… Read more Stanford Global Studies photo contest showcases student experiences
Leya Elias

Senior Leya Elias wins SAA's J.E. Wallace Sterling Award

by Stanford Alumni Association on May 26, 2021 3:09 pm
The Stanford Alumni Association has selected senior LEYA ELIAS to receive the J.E. Wallace Sterling Award, which is given to an undergraduate in recognition of service and contributions to the campus community. Named for Stanford’s president from 1949 to 1968, the J.E. Wallace Sterling Award recognizes a graduating senior whose undergraduate leadership and volunteer activities… Read more Senior Leya Elias wins SAA's J.E. Wallace Sterling Award
Rachel Heck

Cardinal golfer Rachel Heck makes history

by Stanford Athletics on May 25, 2021 3:18 pm
First-year student RACHEL HECK became Stanford’s first individual national champion on Monday at Grayhawk Golf Club, finishing with an 8-under 280 to take home the crown. It was Heck’s sixth title of the season, which is tied for fourth-most in a career in school history. Heck became the third collegiate woman to win her conference,… Read more Cardinal golfer Rachel Heck makes history
Alexandra Huynh

Incoming first-year student named National Youth Poet Laureate

by Stanford News Service on May 24, 2021 3:14 pm
Incoming first-year student ALEXANDRA HUYNH of Sacramento, California, has been named the 2021 National Youth Poet Laureate by Urban Word, the New York-based organization that runs the National Youth Poet Laureate program and The Kennedy Center. As the 2021 National Youth Poet Laureate, Huynh will serve as a cultural ambassador for the United States using poetry… Read more Incoming first-year student named National Youth Poet Laureate

Kiana Williams becomes 27th Cardinal drafted to play in the WNBA

by Stanford Athletics on April 16, 2021 3:56 pm
KIANA WILLIAMS became the 27th Stanford player to hear her name called in the WNBA draft when the Seattle Storm recently selected the guard with the sixth pick in the second round. The 13th All-American in program history, Williams etched her name as one of the greatest in program history and cemented her legacy as a… Read more Kiana Williams becomes 27th Cardinal drafted to play in the WNBA
Shane Griffith

Wrestler Shane Griffith wins 165-pound title at NCAA finals

by Stanford Athletics on March 22, 2021 4:54 pm
Wrestler SHANE GRIFFITH is a national champion, having won the NCAA final at 165 pounds. Griffith is the second wrestler in program history to win an individual national title, joining Stanford Hall of Famer MATT GENTRY (2004). He was also named Most Outstanding Wrestler for the Tournament – the first Cardinal to receive the honor. The… Read more Wrestler Shane Griffith wins 165-pound title at NCAA finals
Kari Barclay

Theater and Performance Studies graduate student wins So.Queer Playwrights’ Festival

by Kate Chesley on March 2, 2021 2:47 pm
KARI BARCLAY, a PhD candidate in Theater and Performance Studies, has been named winner of the inaugural So.Queer Playwrights’ Festival, sponsored by the Richmond, VA, Triangle Players. Barclay’s winning Stonewallin’ is a queer coming-of-age story in the American South that the Richmond Triangle Players (RPT) said is “full of witchcraft, war re-enactors and ghosts.” Over… Read more Theater and Performance Studies graduate student wins So.Queer Playwrights’ Festival