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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

Governor reappoints Newsha Ajami to the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board

by Sarah Derouin on December 3, 2017 2:16 pm
NEWSHA AJAMI, senior research associate at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and director of urban water policy with Water in the West and NSF-ReNUWIt initiatives, has been reappointed to the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board for another four-year term. The position requires confirmation from the California Senate. The board is… Read more Governor reappoints Newsha Ajami to the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board
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Stanford Medicine to collaborate on Apple Heart Study

by Stanford Medicine Communications on November 30, 2017 4:06 pm
STANFORD MEDICINE researchers are working with Apple on a research study to determine whether the Apple Watch’s heart-rate sensor can identify irregular heart rhythms associated with a condition known as atrial fibrillation. The Apple Heart Study app was launched Nov. 30. As part of the study, if an irregular heart rhythm is observed, participants will… Read more Stanford Medicine to collaborate on Apple Heart Study
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Three wise women meet the baby King in Stanford production

by Robin Wander on November 29, 2017 4:51 pm
What if when the Magi went off to Bethlehem to meet the prophesied King, three wise women stayed behind and ended up meeting the baby King in a shared dream vision? This is the premise of Conrad Susa’s one-act opera The Wise Women: A Christmas Mystery Fable, presented by the Department of Music and the… Read more Three wise women meet the baby King in Stanford production
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Education Professor John Willinsky rocks free sharing in music and scholarship

by Barbara Wilcox on November 28, 2017 2:15 pm
When JOHN WILLINSKY, the Khosla Family Professor of Education, came to Stanford a decade ago from Vancouver, Canada, he brought his leadership of the Public Knowledge Project, which promotes and studies the sharing of research and scholarship as a public good. He also brought his electric guitar. Today, Willinsky’s band Mayfield brings Graduate School of… Read more Education Professor John Willinsky rocks free sharing in music and scholarship
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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
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Stanford Medicine researchers are among those funded by Stand Up to Cancer

by Stanford School of Medicine on November 27, 2017 12:15 am
Several Stanford Medicine researchers are on “dream teams” that will receive funding from the organization Stand Up To Cancer to develop strategies to detect and treat early-stage cancer. MAXIMILIAN DIEHN, assistant professor of radiation oncology, is a co-leader of the SU2C-LUNGevity American Lung Association Lung Interception Translational Research Team, which received a $2 million grant. The team… Read more Stanford Medicine researchers are among those funded by Stand Up to Cancer
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GSB professor Mary Barth named a 2017 Outstanding Accounting Educator

by GSB staff on November 21, 2017 4:00 pm
Students at Stanford Graduate School of Business have long recognized MARY E. BARTH as a gifted teacher: MBA, MSx and PhD students have conferred on her the Distinguished Teaching Award triple crown, honoring her in 1996, 2017 and 2006, respectively. Now, word has spread beyond the GSB that Barth, the Joan E. Horngren Professor of Accounting, is… Read more GSB professor Mary Barth named a 2017 Outstanding Accounting Educator

Stanford senior tapped for AAUW National Student Advisory Council

by Stanford News Service on November 20, 2017 4:30 pm
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) announced that Stanford senior RHIANNON TOMTISHEN was selected as a member of the 2017–18 National Student Advisory Council (SAC). The program gives college students the unique opportunity to advise the national organization on leading issues taking place on their campuses while providing them with valuable leadership skills. “It… Read more Stanford senior tapped for AAUW National Student Advisory Council
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President Tatertot-Lasagna saves Gaieties from the evil Oski

by Kate Chesley on November 19, 2017 11:46 am
Surprise cameo appearances by university administrators have come to be a tradition for Gaieties, the annual student-written, musical extravaganza that makes fun of all things Cal. The Gaieties performance, produced by Ram’s Head, takes place in the week leading up to Big Game and is one of many events meant to rouse school spirit. Last… Read more President Tatertot-Lasagna saves Gaieties from the evil Oski