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Allison Kluger

Allison Kluger teaches nascent entrepreneurs how to communicate like leaders

by Mary Duan on October 2, 2017 4:46 pm
Insights by Stanford Business recently interviewed lecturer and coach ALLISON KLUGER about how she teaches students to communicate like leaders. Kluger, the Dorothy J. King Lecturer in Leadership in the areas of strategic communication, reputation management and personal branding, spent more than 25 years in broadcast media and entertainment. She hosted and produced at Q2,… Read more Allison Kluger teaches nascent entrepreneurs how to communicate like leaders
Schottenstein

Donor gift in memory of his wife leads to innovative cancer clinical trial

by Eileen DiFranco on September 29, 2017 2:19 pm
When JEFF SCHOTTENSTEIN’s wife, Sara, was diagnosed with gastric cancer in 2014, he immediately jumped into action and left no stone unturned in researching potential solutions to address her rare type of cancer. Working with doctors at Stanford and mobilizing a network of pharmaceutical and industry contacts, Schottenstein — featured in this video — dedicated… Read more Donor gift in memory of his wife leads to innovative cancer clinical trial
Rosemary Knight

Rosemary Knight honored by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists

by Bea Gordon on September 28, 2017 4:00 pm
The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) has honored ROSEMARY KNIGHT with its 2017 Outstanding Educator Award. The award recognizes individuals who have provided extraordinary inspiration to the next generation of geophysics professionals, have made contributions to geophysical instruction at any educational level and have provided advice, mentorship and supervision for students. Former postdoctoral scholar and… Read more Rosemary Knight honored by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists
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Stanford’s Bryce Love named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week

by By Stanford Athletics on September 27, 2017 4:05 pm
Stanford junior running back Bryce Love was named Pac-12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week. Love had 263 yards rushing on 30 attempts, both career highs, in Stanford’s 58-34 home win over UCLA. He added one rushing touchdown. Love’s single-game rushing total was the second-highest in program history. In his past six outings, Love, a human biology… Read more Stanford’s Bryce Love named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week
Carl Wieman

Project created by Carl Wieman honored for its impact on education

by Carrie Spector on September 26, 2017 4:24 pm
A science and math education project founded by Stanford faculty member and Nobel laureate CARL WIEMAN has been named one of six recipients of the 2017 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Award, which recognizes initiatives that tackle global education challenges. The project, called PhET Interactive Simulations, teaches scientific concepts through animated, game-like environments that… Read more Project created by Carl Wieman honored for its impact on education
Michael McConnell

Law Professor Michael McConnell wins Rex E. Lee Advocacy Award

by Kathleen Gabel on September 25, 2017 4:57 pm
MICHAEL McCONNELL, the Richard and Frances Mallery Professor and Director of the Constitutional Law Center, was awarded the Rex E. Lee Advocacy Award by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. The Rex E. Lee Advocacy Award is presented annually to one of the country’s most outstanding advocates, whose life and legal… Read more Law Professor Michael McConnell wins Rex E. Lee Advocacy Award
Nicole Bennett-Fite

Stanford senior's “Journey of a Lifetime” airs on the BBC

by Alex Shashkevich on September 22, 2017 4:56 pm
Stanford anthropology senior NICOLE BENNETT-FITE earned a “Journey of a Lifetime” award to travel to Tajikistan this past spring and summer to produce a 30-minute audio documentary for the BBC about her experience. Bennett-Fite’s documentary is scheduled to air Oct. 2 on BBC Radio 4. The Royal Geographic Society in the United Kingdom gives the… Read more Stanford senior's “Journey of a Lifetime” airs on the BBC
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 Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame class to be honored

by Stanford Athletics on September 20, 2017 4:31 pm
Nine accomplished former student-athletes will be enshrined in the 2017 Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame class this week. They are Jarron and Jason Collins from men’s basketball, Rachel Buehler from women’s soccer, Jackie Frank from women’s water polo, John Gall from baseball, Cassidy Krug from women’s diving, Arianna Lambie from women’s cross country, Ryan Nelsen from men’s soccer, and Dick Norman from football.… Read more 2017 Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame class to be honored
Beth Darnell

Beth Darnall receives funding to test pain management strategies

by Stanford Medical School Communications on September 19, 2017 3:11 pm
  BETH DARNALL, clinical associate professor of anesthesiology, perioperative and pain medicine, has received an $8.8 million research award to study how to best help patients with chronic pain reduce their use of opioids. The study will seek to determine whether cognitive behavioral therapy or pain self-management classes are effective at alleviating pain and reducing… Read more Beth Darnall receives funding to test pain management strategies