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Stanford Global Studies photo contest showcases student experiences

by Stefanie Pietkiewicz on June 4, 2021 3:19 pm
Stanford Global Studies (SGS) has unveiled the winners of its 10th annual photo contest. Each year, the competition celebrates the creative talents of student photographers affiliated with SGS’s 14 centers and programs. More than 80 photos, captured in locations across the United States and around the world, were entered into six categories: the natural world,… Read more Stanford Global Studies photo contest showcases student experiences
Thomas Mullaney

Stanford Libraries receives East Asian information technology collection

by David Jordan on June 3, 2021 3:06 pm
Historian THOMAS MULLANEY has donated his collection of East Asian information technology to the Stanford Libraries. The resulting Thomas S. Mullaney East Asian Information Technology History Collection is thought to be the only one of its kind in the world and will soon be accessible in Special Collections in conjunction with the Silicon Valley Archives.… Read more Stanford Libraries receives East Asian information technology collection
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Three students chosen to speak at Baccalaureate celebration

by Office of Religious Life on June 2, 2021 11:24 am
At this year’s Baccalaureate celebration on Friday, June 11, at 11 a.m., three graduating students will share reflections on their time at Stanford. CHIDINMA AGBO is a senior from Norwalk, Calif., majoring in Product Design. In her studies, Agbo uses human-centered design to bring meaning, joy and new experiences to other people’s lives. Agbo has volunteered… Read more Three students chosen to speak at Baccalaureate celebration
The 2021 Social Innovation Fellowship recipients, Shawon Jackson, Abdulhamid Haidar, and Ted McKlveen, launched ventures that address social and environmental needs. | Javier Flores

GSB students recognized for using social innovation to solve problems, drive change

by Graduate School of Business on June 1, 2021 3:06 pm
The Graduate School of Business has awarded three members of the Class of 2021 the Social Innovation Fellowship (SIF) to continue their work to empower Black and Brown youth through public speaking, expand education in areas with limited internet connectivity and reduce emissions in transportation. The SIF is awarded each year to graduating students who plan… Read more GSB students recognized for using social innovation to solve problems, drive change
David Pollard

Professor Emeritus Dave Pollard receives highest award of Geological Society

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on May 28, 2021 3:26 pm
DAVE POLLARD, the Barney and Estelle Morris Professor of Earth Sciences, Emeritus, has been awarded the 2021 Wollaston Medal, the highest honor of the Geological Society of London. The Wollaston Medal was established by British scientist William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828) to promote “researches concerning the mineral structure of the Earth … or of the science… Read more Professor Emeritus Dave Pollard receives highest award of Geological Society
LIZA HAFNER

Three seniors awarded SAA’s Outstanding Achievement Award

by Stanford Alumni Association on May 27, 2021 4:26 pm
Graduating seniors GHAWAYNE CALVIN, LIZA HAFNER and MARÍA VALENTINA SUÁREZ-NIETO have been awarded the Stanford Alumni Association (SAA) Outstanding Achievement Award. Created in 2011, the Outstanding Achievement Award is given to J.E. Wallace Sterling Award finalists. These top seniors have made significant contributions to the campus community with undergraduate activities that demonstrate potential for continued… Read more Three seniors awarded SAA’s Outstanding Achievement Award
Leya Elias

Senior Leya Elias wins SAA's J.E. Wallace Sterling Award

by Stanford Alumni Association on May 26, 2021 3:09 pm
The Stanford Alumni Association has selected senior LEYA ELIAS to receive the J.E. Wallace Sterling Award, which is given to an undergraduate in recognition of service and contributions to the campus community. Named for Stanford’s president from 1949 to 1968, the J.E. Wallace Sterling Award recognizes a graduating senior whose undergraduate leadership and volunteer activities… Read more Senior Leya Elias wins SAA's J.E. Wallace Sterling Award
Rachel Heck

Cardinal golfer Rachel Heck makes history

by Stanford Athletics on May 25, 2021 3:18 pm
First-year student RACHEL HECK became Stanford’s first individual national champion on Monday at Grayhawk Golf Club, finishing with an 8-under 280 to take home the crown. It was Heck’s sixth title of the season, which is tied for fourth-most in a career in school history. Heck became the third collegiate woman to win her conference,… Read more Cardinal golfer Rachel Heck makes history
Alexandra Huynh

Incoming first-year student named National Youth Poet Laureate

by Stanford News Service on May 24, 2021 3:14 pm
Incoming first-year student ALEXANDRA HUYNH of Sacramento, California, has been named the 2021 National Youth Poet Laureate by Urban Word, the New York-based organization that runs the National Youth Poet Laureate program and The Kennedy Center. As the 2021 National Youth Poet Laureate, Huynh will serve as a cultural ambassador for the United States using poetry… Read more Incoming first-year student named National Youth Poet Laureate
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Three student-athletes awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships

by Stanford Athletics on May 19, 2021 3:47 pm
Three Cardinal athletes – ELLA EASTIN, LUCAS ORTS and TRUE SWEETSER – have been awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships for academic and athletic achievements. NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship winners receive a one-time grant of $10,000. To qualify, they must maintain at least a 3.2 grade-point average, perform with distinction in their sport and be nominated by their… Read more Three student-athletes awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships