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Stanford magazine suggests what to read this summer

by Stanford magazine on June 22, 2021 3:29 pm
Stanford magazine asked faculty and its own books editor to recommend meaningful reads as summer begins. GRETCHEN DAILY, Bing Professor of Environmental Science and director of the Center for Conservation Biology, Caste by Isabel Wilkerson. “[Read this] to learn more about a still hidden, yet enormous part of the history and current society of the… Read more Stanford magazine suggests what to read this summer
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
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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
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Three Stanford alums among NASA Artemis astronauts heading to the moon

by Taylor Kubota on December 10, 2020 3:33 pm
On Dec. 9, NASA announced the members of the Artemis team of astronauts, who will participate in missions on and around the moon. Three Stanford alumni – NICOLE MANN, MS ’01; KATE RUBINS, PhD ’06; and JESSICA WATKINS, BS ’10 – are among the 18 astronauts chosen to be part of the “Artemis Team.” According… Read more Three Stanford alums among NASA Artemis astronauts heading to the moon

100 years ago, the first Latina graduated from Stanford

by Summer Moore Batte on June 25, 2020 3:09 pm
When HELEN GERTRUDE DOMINGUEZ, a transfer student from Occidental College, first set foot on campus in 1918, Stanford was days away from an outbreak of flu that would leave 12 students dead. But Dominguez made a footprint in her own right – on June 21, 1920, she would become the first Chicana/Mexicana to graduate from… Read more 100 years ago, the first Latina graduated from Stanford
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Stanford wins 10 CASE awards in communications

by Stanford magazine on June 17, 2020 4:30 pm
Entrants from Stanford in the 2020 Circle of Excellence competition sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) earned 10 awards, including seven by Stanford magazine. Stanford won three awards in design categories, including gold for overall excellence in periodical and magazine design. According to the judges, “This is a very slick… Read more Stanford wins 10 CASE awards in communications
Will Paisley

Three seniors recognized for leadership by Stanford Alumni Association

by Alex Kekauoha on June 11, 2020 5:38 pm
Three Stanford seniors are the recipients of awards that recognize their exceptional leadership and service to the Stanford community.One senior has received the Sterling Award, and two seniors have received the Outstanding Achievement Award. Both awards are presented annually by the Stanford Alumni Association.Coterminal student WILL PAISLEY is the recipient of the Sterling Award. Named… Read more Three seniors recognized for leadership by Stanford Alumni Association
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What to read now during Women's History Month

by Stanford magazine on March 9, 2020 4:32 pm
March is Women’s History Month. So, Stanford magazine compiled a list of inspirational works by Stanford alumnae. Toxic Femininity in the Workplace: Office Gender Politics Are a Battlefield, Ginny Hogan, ’13; Morrow Gift. The best humor touches on the truth; this snarky gem is a full-on embrace. The World That We Knew, Alice Hoffman, MA ’75; Simon… Read more What to read now during Women's History Month

Four alumni inducted into the Stanford Multicultural Alumni Hall of Fame

by Stanford Alumni Association on October 27, 2019 3:03 pm
At the 25th annual Multicultural Alumni Hall of Fame induction ceremony during the recent Reunion Homecoming, Stanford recognized SIDNEY DILLARD, ’84; NEIL KAHO‘OKELE HANNAHS, ’73, MA ’74; MAE LEE, ’92, MA ’93; and ALMA MEDINA, ’92, JD ’95, P ’19, P ’22. The Multicultural Alumni Hall of Fame honors Stanford’s most accomplished alumni of color and recognizes… Read more Four alumni inducted into the Stanford Multicultural Alumni Hall of Fame

Meet senior class co-president A.J. Aldana

by Jill Patton on September 17, 2019 2:42 pm
Seeing the recruitment flier for Stanford Sierra Camp changed everything. Specifically, the photo of a counselor water-skiing in a chicken costume. Then-freshman ARNOLD FLORES “A.J.” ALDANA JR., ’20, thought he’d better apply. He called up his intended summer employer, a cardiovascular engineering firm, to tell them, sorry, but he wouldn’t be joining them after all.… Read more Meet senior class co-president A.J. Aldana