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Cardinal receives the American Volleyball Coaches Association award for indoor and beach teams

by Stanford Athletics on July 22, 2019 5:00 pm
Stanford’s indoor women’s and beach teams were recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) as recipients of the AVCA Team Academic Award. Stanford programs have time and again proven their commitment to academic excellence. The indoor team boasted a 3.81 team cumulative GPA for the 2018-19 academic year. All 16 players carried a 3.50… Read more Cardinal receives the American Volleyball Coaches Association award for indoor and beach teams
Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama to lead the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy Program

by Ari Chasnoff on July 21, 2019 9:10 am
FRANCIS FUKUYAMA, the Mosbacher Director at the Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law and the Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), has been named to lead the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy program. “This is a critical time to prepare our students to be… Read more Francis Fukuyama to lead the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy Program
Steve Eglash

Steve Eglash named director of SLAC’s Applied Energy Division

by SLAC Communications on July 18, 2019 2:39 pm
The first time STEVE EGLASH came to the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, it was as a Stanford graduate student doing X-ray experiments at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) in the early 1980s. Since then, in a career that’s ranged from electrical engineering to energy to computer science and from industry to academia, he’s stayed… Read more Steve Eglash named director of SLAC’s Applied Energy Division
Apollo

Branner Earth Sciences Library exhibit celebrates the Apollo missions

by Alex Shashkevich on July 17, 2019 3:47 pm
Maps and globes of the moon, photos of lunar expeditions and a transcript of a conversation between two Apollo 16 astronauts are now on display at Stanford’s Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections. The items are part of a collection donated by ROBERT KOVACH, Stanford professor emeritus of geophysics. Pieces from Kovach’s collection are… Read more Branner Earth Sciences Library exhibit celebrates the Apollo missions
Martin Hellman

Martin Hellman urges more ethical behavior at meeting of Nobel Laureates

by Rachelle Mozeleski on July 16, 2019 3:14 pm
Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering MARTIN HELLMAN recently served as the Heidelberg Lecturer at the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (#LINO19). The annual, week-long event occurs each summer on Germany’s Lindau Island. Nobel Laureates are invited to the meeting, along with selected young scientists. The Heidelberg Lecture is given by a Heidelberg Laureate—the winners of… Read more Martin Hellman urges more ethical behavior at meeting of Nobel Laureates

Escape the heat with books recommended by Stanford business professors

by Steve Hawk and Jenny Luna on July 15, 2019 3:18 pm
Stanford Graduate School of Business professors reveal what one book they would most like to read this summer and why. Their choices range from a classic 1945 political fable to a search for sunken treasure to a survivor’s guide for time travelers. If you are still in search of summertime reading, here are just a… Read more Escape the heat with books recommended by Stanford business professors
Green Library

Happy 100th birthday, Green Library!

by Stanford Libraries, Stanford News Service on July 12, 2019 3:21 pm
Happy Birthday, Green Library! The campus community will gather Monday, July 15, in front of Green Library to wish the venerable building a happy 100th birthday. The event is sold-out with some 400 people expected to attend. The celebration is part of the Stanford Libraries Beyond100 events. The centennial celebration theme was chosen in recognition… Read more Happy 100th birthday, Green Library!
Phil Stiefel

Stanford grad students develop app to streamline Air Force training

by Alex Kekauoha on July 11, 2019 2:44 pm
An interdisciplinary team of Stanford graduate students is developing an app to improve training for U.S. military personnel. The technology – originally created to help sports teams train athletes more quickly and efficiently – recently garnered the top prize at the U.S. Department of Defense-sponsored Hacking4Defense competition in San Francisco. ANDREW POWELL, MBA/MA ’20, said… Read more Stanford grad students develop app to streamline Air Force training
Law books

Stanford Law School shares what lawyers read over the summer

by Stanford Law School Communications on July 10, 2019 2:16 pm
Faculty members at Stanford Law School have shared their summer reading lists and make a few recommendations for the rest of us. For instance, BARBARA BABCOCK, the Judge John Crown Professor of Law, Emerita, recommends First: Sandra Day O’Connor by Evan Thomas and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, A Life by Jane Sherron de Hart. She explains, “Never before have… Read more Stanford Law School shares what lawyers read over the summer
EH&S

New Environmental Health & Safety facility offers expanded services

by Holly Deremo on July 9, 2019 2:54 pm
Stanford Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) has moved to a new facility featuring an expanded Occupational Health Center (OHC) that offers Stanford employees immediate medical attention for work-related injuries and access to preventative services. The new 15,125-square-foot building, supported by a gift from the Arrillaga family, was completed at 484 Oak Road in March of… Read more New Environmental Health & Safety facility offers expanded services