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Phil Pizzo

Philip Pizzo recognized with the John Stearns Medal for contributions to clinical practice

by Stanford News Service on September 26, 2019 2:14 pm
PHILIP PIZZO, the David and Susan Heckerman Professor and professor of microbiology and immunology, former Medical School dean and founding director of the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute, will receive the John Stearns Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Clinical Practice for his dedication to the diagnosis, management, prevention and treatment of childhood cancers and the infectious… Read more Philip Pizzo recognized with the John Stearns Medal for contributions to clinical practice

Jonathan Gienapp receives Best Book in American Political Thought award

by Stanford News Service on September 25, 2019 2:44 pm
JONATHAN GIENAPP, assistant professor of history, has been awarded the Best Book in American Political Thought award for his book, The Second Creation: Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era. The award was presented at the recent annual meeting of the American Political Science Association in Washington, D.C. In that book, Gienapp analyzed debates… Read more Jonathan Gienapp receives Best Book in American Political Thought award

Former Packard Children’s patient returns as a resident

by Kate Detrempe on September 23, 2019 2:13 pm
When RYAN LION began his pediatrics residency at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford in July, he already knew some of the doctors and nurses he would be working with. Ten years before, they had saved his life. In 2009, during the final semester of Lion’s senior year at Saint Francis High School in Mountain View,… Read more Former Packard Children’s patient returns as a resident

Meet senior class co-president A.J. Aldana

by Jill Patton on September 17, 2019 2:42 pm
Seeing the recruitment flier for Stanford Sierra Camp changed everything. Specifically, the photo of a counselor water-skiing in a chicken costume. Then-freshman ARNOLD FLORES “A.J.” ALDANA JR., ’20, thought he’d better apply. He called up his intended summer employer, a cardiovascular engineering firm, to tell them, sorry, but he wouldn’t be joining them after all.… Read more Meet senior class co-president A.J. Aldana

Professor George Foster receives one of Australia’s highest honors

by Graduate School of Business on September 15, 2019 10:41 am
GEORGE FOSTER, the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Management at Stanford Graduate School of Business, was recently named to the Queen’s Birthday 2019 Honours List for his significant service to education. The Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia, a title bestowed by the governor-general, recognizes the outstanding service and contributions of Australians.… Read more Professor George Foster receives one of Australia’s highest honors
Connor Wedington

Football player Connor Wedington recognized for community service

by Stanford Athletics on September 12, 2019 2:46 pm
Cardinal football player CONNOR WEDINGTON has been recognized for service to the community through the organization Hope Given By. Wedington is one of 22 student-athletes and one honorary coach who were selected to the 2019 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, which recognizes college football players for the impact they make off the field. Wedington, a… Read more Football player Connor Wedington recognized for community service
Adam Banks

Adam Banks named faculty director and A-Lan Holt director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts

by Robin Wander on September 11, 2019 2:34 pm
ADAM BANKS, professor of education in the Graduate School of Education, is the new faculty director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA). In addition, A-LAN HOLT, formerly the associate and then interim director of IDA, is the new director. The Institute for Diversity in the Arts trains and supports undergraduates in arts… Read more Adam Banks named faculty director and A-Lan Holt director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts

Arianna Gleason and Diana Gamzina receive DOE Early Career Research grants

by Ali Sundermier and Manuel Gnida on September 10, 2019 2:47 pm
ARIANNA GLEASON and DIANA GAMZINA, staff scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, have received Early Career Research Program awards for studies in fusion energy and the development of next-generation radiofrequency (RF) technology. They are among 73 recipients selected by the Department of Energy Office of Science from a pool of university and… Read more Arianna Gleason and Diana Gamzina receive DOE Early Career Research grants
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Stanford recognized as a top-performing university in key sustainability areas

by Sustainability and SEM Business Services on September 9, 2019 2:27 pm
Stanford was recently recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) 2019 Sustainable Campus Index as a top-performing university in multiple areas of sustainability. AASHE is a national organization that empowers higher education faculty, administrators, staff and students to be effective change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation. Stanford placed… Read more Stanford recognized as a top-performing university in key sustainability areas

Gabrielle Wong-Parodi and William Tarpeh receive early-career awards

by Stanford Earth and University Communications staff on September 7, 2019 2:50 pm
The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has awarded Stanford Earth’s GABRIELLE WONG-PARODI and Stanford Engineering’s WILLIAM TARPEH 2019 Early-Career Research Fellowships. Now in its fifth year, the fellowship program supports the development of emerging scientific leaders who are prepared to work at the intersections of environmental health, community… Read more Gabrielle Wong-Parodi and William Tarpeh receive early-career awards