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Switzer Fellows

2018 Switzer Fellowships awarded to Stanford PhD students

by Alex Kekauoha on August 23, 2018 2:47 pm
Stanford PhD students MIYUKI HINO and PHILIP WOMBLE have been recognized for their contributions and commitment to improving the environment. They are among 20 graduate students from California and New England to participate in the year-long Switzer Environmental Fellowship program through the Switzer Foundation. Fellows receive support for leadership training and professional development, as well… Read more 2018 Switzer Fellowships awarded to Stanford PhD students
Amy Biehl

Remembering Amy Biehl

by Kate Chesley on August 22, 2018 2:50 pm
Saturday, Aug. 25, marks the 25th anniversary of the death of Stanford graduate AMY BIEHL, who was 26 when she was killed in 1993 in South Africa. Biehl, an international relations major who graduated in 1989, was the “first American to die in the violence associated with the country’s transition from apartheid to democracy,” according… Read more Remembering Amy Biehl
Tim Kane

Hoover Fellow contributes to military personnel system reforms

by Clifton Parker on August 21, 2018 2:54 pm
When the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act was signed into law on Aug. 13, its highly anticipated personnel reforms came with a connection to the Hoover Institution—TIM KANE. An economist, Kane is a former U.S. Air Force intelligence officer and the JP Conte Fellow in Immigration Studies at the Hoover Institution. He has championed Pentagon… Read more Hoover Fellow contributes to military personnel system reforms
NFL

Where are they now?

by Stanford Athletics on August 20, 2018 2:22 pm
With the National Football League’s preseason underway, Stanford Athletics catches up with 35 former Cardinal football players now playing professional football. Among those highlighted is ZACH ERTZ, a tight end who helped the Philadelphia Eagles win the Super Bowl last year. Among other former Cardinal stars, Indianapolis Colts quarterback ANDREW LUCK is returning to the… Read more Where are they now?
Maurice Druzin, MD

Maurice Druzin wins Hewlett Award

by Stanford School of Medicine on August 17, 2018 4:30 pm
MAURICE DRUZIN, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, is this year’s recipient of the Albion Walter Hewlett Award. Developed by the Department of Medicine, the recurring award honors an exceptional physician with ties to Stanford. Arriving at Stanford in the 1990s from Cornell University, Druzin came as division chief of maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics. After Druzin’s many years… Read more Maurice Druzin wins Hewlett Award
Morgan Weiland

Stanford law scholar wins 2018 Stonecipher Award for Distinguished Research in Media Law and Policy

by Stephanie Ashe on August 16, 2018 6:00 pm
MORGAN WEILAND, a scholar at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society, has been awarded the 2018 Harry W. Stonecipher Award for Distinguished Research in Media Law and Policy for her 2017 article, “Expanding the Periphery and Threatening the Core: The Ascendant Libertarian Speech Tradition.” The article, published in the Stanford Law Review in… Read more Stanford law scholar wins 2018 Stonecipher Award for Distinguished Research in Media Law and Policy
Taylor Ruck and Katie Ledecky

Four student-athletes win 15 medals at Pan Pacific Swimming Championships

by Stanford Athletics on August 15, 2018 4:30 pm
Four Stanford-affiliated swimmers accounted for 15 medals, including four golds, six silver and five bronze, at the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Tokyo last week. Psychology major KATIE LEDECKY finished with three golds, a silver and a bronze. She stood atop the podium for the 400-meter freestyle, 800 free and 1,500 free, and was third in the… Read more Four student-athletes win 15 medals at Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
Debbie Senesky

Debbie Senesky receives the 2018 Emerging Leader Abie Award

by Ashley Boney on August 14, 2018 4:30 pm
DEBBIE SENESKY, assistant professor of aeronautics and astronautics, was recently awarded the 2018 Emerging Leader Abie Award by AnitaB.org, a nonprofit supporting women in technology. The award honors the life and career of Denice Denton, the first female dean of a school of engineering at a major U.S. research university, and recognizes junior faculty members… Read more Debbie Senesky receives the 2018 Emerging Leader Abie Award
Jazz on the Green

Scenes of summer

by Stanford Live on August 13, 2018 4:30 pm
Stanford Live had its busiest summer yet at the Bing with a return by Classic Albums Live and the Merola Opera Program, co-presentations with the Stanford Jazz Festival, HBO star Lucia Micarelli, KQED Silicon Valley Conversations and more. Check out Stanford Live’s slideshow of 2018’s summer performances.
Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) Expo

Stanford education students show off new inventions to improve learning

by Graduate School of Education on August 10, 2018 4:30 pm
After spending the past year exploring ways to use design and technology to improve learning, students at Stanford Graduate School of Education shared their ideas and prototypes with the public at the Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) Expo on Aug. 3. The annual event is the culmination of the LDT master’s program, which draws students from around the… Read more Stanford education students show off new inventions to improve learning