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Thomas Heuser

Graduate student Thomas Heuser recognized by the Department of Energy

by Taylor Kubota on April 26, 2018 1:33 pm
THOMAS HEUSER, a graduate student in materials science and engineering, has earned a Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program award. This award supports graduate thesis research conducted at a DOE laboratory or facility and aims to prepare graduate students for a career in science, technology, math or engineering. As… Read more Graduate student Thomas Heuser recognized by the Department of Energy
Heritage Eats

Coming soon to campus: Heritage Eats at Stanford

by Ray Kania on April 25, 2018 2:38 pm
A new café will open May 25 in the now-vacant space on the ground floor of Jordan Hall. The menu will be designed by Ben Koenig, the founder of Heritage Eats in Napa, California. Heritage Eats at Stanford will offer globally inspired cuisine with “a focus on elevated ‘daily life’ food from the Middle East,… Read more Coming soon to campus: Heritage Eats at Stanford
Alexandria Boehm

OIA - BOSP Companion Grants integrate research with teaching abroad

by Stanford Office of International Affairs on April 24, 2018 1:19 pm
Six Stanford faculty members from across the university were recently awarded Companion Grants from the Office of International Affairs Research Exploration Fund. The grants enable faculty members to pursue collaborative research while serving as faculty-in-residence directors at Bing Overseas Studies Program locations. The grants, which are up to $15,000, provide funds to bring a graduate research… Read more OIA - BOSP Companion Grants integrate research with teaching abroad
St. Clair lecture

Highlights from the St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture

by Pamela Moreland on April 23, 2018 3:34 pm
Learn to choose your battles in order to achieve small social justice victories. Turn perceived setbacks into career-expanding opportunities. Know how to refresh your psyche for the battle. These were just a few of the takeaways from the recent 15th annual St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture, presented by the Program in African and African American… Read more Highlights from the St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture
Paul Berg

Paul Berg to give keynote address at medical school diploma ceremony

by Stanford School of Medicine on April 23, 2018 12:15 am
PAUL BERG, who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1980, will be this year’s keynote speaker at the School of Medicine’s diploma ceremony. The ceremony will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at Sand Hill Fields, on the lawn adjacent to the Stock Farm Garage. A world-renowned biochemist, educator… Read more Paul Berg to give keynote address at medical school diploma ceremony
David Kreps

David Kreps honored with 2018 Nemmers Prize

by Graduate School of Business on April 20, 2018 12:15 am
DAVID KREPS, the Adams Distinguished Professor of Management at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, has been awarded the 2018 Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics. The Nemmers Prize is awarded by Northwestern University for achievement and work of lasting significance in the field of economics. The prize recognizes major contributions to new knowledge or the… Read more David Kreps honored with 2018 Nemmers Prize
Andrea Goldsmith

Andrea Goldsmith receives ACM Athena Lecturer Award

by Ashley Boney on April 18, 2018 12:19 pm
ANDREA GOLDSMITH, the Stephen Harris Professor and professor of electrical engineering, recently received the ACM Athena Lecturer Award. Started in 2006, the award by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) recognizes female  researchers who have made significant contributions to computer science. Goldsmith received the award for her research in the design, analysis and fundamental performance… Read more Andrea Goldsmith receives ACM Athena Lecturer Award
books

15th annual book fair celebrates Stanford authors' recent work

by Alex Shashkevich on April 17, 2018 1:44 pm
More than a dozen Stanford faculty members and Stanford-affiliated authors will gather to talk about their recently published work during the 15th annual “A Company of Authors” event from 1 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at the Stanford Humanities Center’s Levinthal Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The… Read more 15th annual book fair celebrates Stanford authors' recent work
Stanford Medicine

From loss to a legacy of hope: A father makes a gift to advance addiction medicine

by Stanford Medicine on April 16, 2018 2:44 pm
Esther Ting was a happy child who loved to read and travel to Japan with her father, George Ting. When she became a teenager, Esther encountered challenges that many her age face, but it was a phone call during her freshman year at college that made her father realize just how much she was struggling.… Read more From loss to a legacy of hope: A father makes a gift to advance addiction medicine
Nick Love

Mixed-media mosaics of the human body, inspired by Frankenstein

by Kris Newby on April 15, 2018 3:02 pm
Check out artistic interpretations of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein at the International Health Humanities Consortium Conference April 20-22 at the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge. Frankenstein-related events have been held throughout this academic year commemorating the 200th anniversary of the novel and noting its relevance to modern ethical dilemmas. The events have included a… Read more Mixed-media mosaics of the human body, inspired by Frankenstein