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Danielle Oceguera

UHR's Danielle Oceguera wins NBC's Grow Your Value competition

by University Human Resources Communications on December 19, 2018 2:40 pm
DANIELLE OCEGUERA, who coordinates Stanford’s Manager Academy and facilitates courses such as Crucial Conversations, has won the NBC Universal and ADP “Grow Your Value” competition, which is based on the book Knowing Your Value by Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe. As talent development coordinator in University Human Resources, Oceguera focuses on the professional development… Read more UHR's Danielle Oceguera wins NBC's Grow Your Value competition
Jennifer Widom

Engineering Dean Jennifer Widom has received the 2018 Erna Hamburger Prize

by Stanford Engineering Communications staff on December 18, 2018 2:16 pm
JENNIFER WIDOM, the Frederick Emmons Terman Dean of the School of Engineering, Fletcher Jones Professor in Computer Science and professor of electrical engineering, recently received the 2018 Erna Hamburger Prize from the EPFL-WISH Foundation for her research in data management and analysis. The award, established in 2006 by the EPFL-WISH (Women in Science and Humanities)… Read more Engineering Dean Jennifer Widom has received the 2018 Erna Hamburger Prize
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The 10 most popular stories in Stanford Report for 2018

by Kate Chesley and Alex Harvison on December 17, 2018 2:16 pm
Thanks for reading Stanford Report. We watch closely the analytics reflecting what stories readers select and what subjects interest them the most with the hope of consistently creating a daily e-newsletter that best reflects the values of Stanford University and the accomplishments of those who live, learn, teach and work here. Below are the 10… Read more The 10 most popular stories in Stanford Report for 2018
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Stanford MBA Class of 2018 chose careers where they could make a difference

by Graduate School of Business Communications on December 14, 2018 2:29 pm
The MBA Class of 2018 broke records for salaries for the fourth consecutive year, yet their career choices were not about chasing the money. “Our graduates pursued roles where they can make a difference in the world and have [a] positive impact on the greater economy, regardless of salary,” said YOSSI FEINBERG, senior associate dean… Read more Stanford MBA Class of 2018 chose careers where they could make a difference
Robert MacCoun

Robert MacCoun recognized for contributions to applied psychological research

by Stephanie Ashe on December 13, 2018 2:18 pm
The Association for Psychological Science (APS) recently recognized ROBERT MACCOUN, the James and Patricia Kowal Professor of Law, with the 2019 James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award. The award honors a lifetime of outstanding contributions to the area of applied psychological research. “My career path has been somewhat unorthodox for a psychologist, but I’ve always been drawn to… Read more Robert MacCoun recognized for contributions to applied psychological research
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Stanford Law School faculty offer their end-of-year reading list

by Stanford Law School Communications on December 12, 2018 2:50 pm
Faculty members of the Stanford Law School are offering up their end-of-year reading list, with books focusing on subjects ranging from Lizzie Borden to the inner workings of the federal government. GREGORY ABLAVSKY, associate professor of law, for instance, recommends The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Age,… Read more Stanford Law School faculty offer their end-of-year reading list
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Stanford Earth photos inspire science and wonder

by Barbara Buell on December 11, 2018 2:54 pm
An undergraduate, a graduate student and a staff member have won the 2018 Stanford Earth Photo Contest. Winners were human biology major HANNA PAYNE for best field photo, doctoral candidate MEREDITH GOEBEL for best lab photo and Stanford Earth Materials Lab manager KATIE DUNN for best landscape photo. The photo contest, hosted by the Stanford School… Read more Stanford Earth photos inspire science and wonder
Amalia Kessler

Stanford Law’s Amalia Kessler receives book award from American Society for Legal History

by Stephanie Ashe on December 10, 2018 2:43 pm
Stanford Law School’s AMALIA KESSLER, director of the Center for Law and History, has received the 2018 John Phillip Reid Book Award. The annual award is granted to the best monograph by a mid-career or senior scholar, published in English on Anglo-American legal history. The award was presented at this year’s American Society for Legal History annual meeting.… Read more Stanford Law’s Amalia Kessler receives book award from American Society for Legal History
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Business faculty members have reading recommendations for the break

by Steve Hawk and Jenny Luna on December 9, 2018 10:54 am
Looking for a good book to read in front of the fireplace during the upcoming holidays? Stanford Graduate School of Business professors suggest their favorite books. Pour yourself some eggnog and read on. For instance, SUSAN ATHEY, the Economics of Technology Professor, recommends Prediction Machines, by Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans and Avi Goldfarb. She explains,… Read more Business faculty members have reading recommendations for the break
Evan Boland

Poet Eavan Boland recites new poem at UN event honoring Irish women’s suffrage

by Alex Shashkevich on December 6, 2018 2:23 pm
English professor and acclaimed poet EAVAN BOLAND recited a poem at the United Nations headquarters Wednesday, Dec. 5, in celebration of 100 years since the women of Ireland were granted suffrage. Boland, the Bella Mabury and Eloise Mabury Knapp Professor in Humanities and the Melvin and Bill Lane Director of the Creative Writing Program, read… Read more Poet Eavan Boland recites new poem at UN event honoring Irish women’s suffrage