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Bryce Love

Bryce Love recognized as nation’s top running back

by Kate Chesley on December 8, 2017 5:08 pm
Junior running back and human biology major BRYCE LOVE has won the Doak Walker Award as the nation’s top running back. He also was named to the Walter Camp All-America First Team at the recent College Football Hall of Fame. Love also came in second in voting for the Heisman Trophy, which recognizes the best… Read more Bryce Love recognized as nation’s top running back
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Bryce Love named Heisman Trophy finalist

by Stanford Athletics on December 4, 2017 4:18 pm
Junior running back and human biology major BRYCE LOVE was named a Heisman Trophy finalist by the Heisman Trophy Trust on Monday, Dec. 4. Love is one of three finalists, including Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield and Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson. The Heisman winner will be announced Saturday evening on ESPN. The Heisman Memorial Trophy annually… Read more Bryce Love named Heisman Trophy finalist
David Shaw

David Shaw is now the winningest Stanford football coach

by Kate Chesley on November 27, 2017 3:20 pm
DAVID SHAW, the Bradford M. Freeman Director of Football, is now the most successful  football coach in Stanford history. His 72 victories have surpassed those of the legendary  Glenn “Pop” Warner. Warner was Stanford’s football coach from 1924 to 1932 and is credited with introducing many of the innovations in the modern game of football.… Read more David Shaw is now the winningest Stanford football coach
Bryce Love

Website promotes Heisman candidacy of running back Bryce Love

by Kate Chesley on November 13, 2017 4:39 pm
Junior running back and human biology major BRYCE LOVE bolstered his candidacy for the Heisman Trophy on Friday when he rushed for 166 yards and a career-high three touchdowns. His performance helped the Cardinal beat No. 9 Washington. Love’s play also drew more attention nationwide to his remarkable season thus far. Love, for instance, is… Read more Website promotes Heisman candidacy of running back Bryce Love
Adrienne Mayor

Wonder Woman actors inspired by Adrienne Mayor’s book on Amazons

by Alex Shashkevich on October 26, 2017 3:18 pm
The movie Wonder Woman, which featured a fictional Amazonian tribe, was a big hit during the summer, earning more than $800 million worldwide. Some of the actors in the popular film took inspiration from Stanford historian ADRIENNE MAYOR’s 2014 book on mythic and real-life Amazons. (See the Stanford Report article on Mayor’s research.) Actresses Connie… Read more Wonder Woman actors inspired by Adrienne Mayor’s book on Amazons
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Katie Ledecky is Sportswoman of the Year

by Stanford Athletics on October 19, 2017 3:08 pm
Sophomore KATIE LEDECKY was recently named the Women’s Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year. Ledecky begins her season with the No. 1-ranked Cardinal at the Pac-12 vs. USA Swimming Challenge in Los Angeles this weekend, Oct. 21-22. Some of Ledecky’s highlights in 2017: U.S. and International Competition • Won six medals, including five gold medals… Read more Katie Ledecky is Sportswoman of the Year
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