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Susan Holmes

Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences fellows for 2017-18 include five from Stanford

by Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Science Communications on September 21, 2017 3:58 pm
Among the 38 2017-18 fellows recently announced by the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) are five faculty members from Stanford. The center, located on Alta Road, offers a fellowship program for scholars working in a diverse range of disciplines that contribute to advancing research and thinking in social science. Members of… Read more Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences fellows for 2017-18 include five from Stanford
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2017 Cardinal Summer Photo Contest Results

by Cardinal at Work on September 13, 2017 4:20 pm
As part of the Summer Photo Contest, the Cardinal at Work Insider received more than 140 photos from employees showcasing moments from their summer vacations, both near and far. The competition was fierce as we pored through your photos (and lived vicariously through your adventures!) to select the winners based on creativity, originality and overall… Read more 2017 Cardinal Summer Photo Contest Results
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Stanford achieves top ranking for sustainability

by Kathleen Sullivan on August 20, 2017 3:45 pm
Stanford has achieved the top ranking – platinum – bestowed by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, which assessed campus sustainability data from more than 800 universities in the United States and Canada. Like the precious metal, the platinum rating is rare. It is an honor Stanford shares with just one… Read more Stanford achieves top ranking for sustainability
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Swimmers Manuel, Neal and Ledecky collect 14 medals at the World Championships

by Stanford Athletics on August 2, 2017 2:23 pm
Cardinal swimmers LIA NEAL, KATIE LEDECKY and SIMONE MANUEL combined to win 14 medals at the FINA World Championships in Budapest July 23-30. Ledecky and Manuel each won five golds, and Neal added two more. Ledecky added a silver and Manuel earned a bronze to give Stanford the highest medal count of any NCAA program… Read more Swimmers Manuel, Neal and Ledecky collect 14 medals at the World Championships
Devin McMahon

Graduate student Devin McMahon finishes first among women in the San Francisco Marathon

by Kate Chesley on July 27, 2017 4:00 pm
DEVIN MCMAHON, a PhD student in Earth system science, placed first among 2,355 women in the San Francisco Marathon on July 23. McMahon, who ran track as an undergraduate at Cornell, is pursing graduate work on sustainability of afforestation and plantation forestry as part of ROB JACKSON’s lab. Specifically, McMahon studies the long-term effects of… Read more Graduate student Devin McMahon finishes first among women in the San Francisco Marathon
Wanda Corn

Art historian Wanda Corn tackles Georgia O'Keeffe

by Robin Wander on June 6, 2017 12:42 pm
WANDA CORN, who has been a pioneer in the art world for more than 30 years, isn’t slowing down. The renowned art historian and Robert and Ruth Halperin Professor in Art History, Emerita, has a new project— this one the artist Georgia O’Keeffe. Corn’s ties to Stanford are long. When she joined Stanford in 1981,… Read more Art historian Wanda Corn tackles Georgia O'Keeffe
Tara VanDerveer

VanDerveer at 999 career wins and counting

by Pamela Moreland on January 31, 2017 3:35 pm
The signs that TARA VANDERVEER is on the brink of making college basketball history are everywhere. Online:                 On campus:           On the airwaves:                   VanDerveer is one game away from joining a handful of Division… Read more VanDerveer at 999 career wins and counting

Chef Andrew Mayne's mixed grain salad recipe

by Kim Ratcliff and Kate Chesley on November 16, 2016 5:13 pm
Chef ANDREW MAYNE‘s mixed grain salad was a hit during the recent inauguration reception. Just in time for holiday meal planning, he offers the recipe below. Chef Andrew Mayne’s Mixed Grain Salad Salad 1 cup cooked brown rice 1 cup cooked quinoa ½ cup cooked black rice (also known as Forbidden rice) ¼ cup diced… Read more Chef Andrew Mayne's mixed grain salad recipe
Laura Lu

Medical student Laura Lu honored by Palo Alto

by Yasemin Saplakoglu on November 3, 2016 5:01 pm
A few months ago, as LAURA LU rummaged through her childhood things, she came across a note her 8-year-old self had written in large block letters: “When I grow up I want to be a heart docter [sic].” On Oct. 17, that same girl, now a third-year medical student at the School of Medicine, was… Read more Medical student Laura Lu honored by Palo Alto
Jeff Decker

Jeff Decker knows what war can do to a person

by Clifton B. Parker on October 12, 2016 5:57 pm
JEFF DECKER knows what war can do to a person. He lived it for four deployments, as an Army special operations squad leader in Iraq and Afghanistan who twice earned the Army Commendation Medal for valorous conduct in combat. So he founded March on Veteran, an organization that supports veterans suffering from mental health issues,… Read more Jeff Decker knows what war can do to a person