Tag: Undergraduate Education

Russell Berman

Stanford Introductory Seminars student award renamed for Russell Berman

by Eric Van Danen on May 22, 2019 2:43 pm
To honor RUSSELL BERMAN and his dedication to the Introductory Seminars program, Stanford has renamed an award recognizing exceptional student projects produced during the courses as the “Russell A. Berman Award for Excellence in an Introductory Seminar.” “What a wonderful honor,” Berman said. “I’m delighted.” Berman, the Walter A. Haas Professor in the Humanities, a… Read more Stanford Introductory Seminars student award renamed for Russell Berman
Edelstein and Rodrigue

Faculty directors appointed for signature undergraduate programs

by Eric Van Danen on April 10, 2019 2:27 pm
Two signature programs for undergraduate students – Stanford Introductory Studies and the Bing Overseas Studies Program – will welcome new faculty directors in Fall 2019, Harry J. Elam, Jr., vice provost for undergraduate education, has announced. DAN EDELSTEIN, professor of French, will become faculty director of Stanford Introductory Studies, which manages required and elective academic… Read more Faculty directors appointed for signature undergraduate programs
Kennedy Thesis Prize winner

Students honored with Firestone and Golden Medals and Kennedy Thesis Prize

by Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education on June 19, 2018 2:26 pm
Thirty-seven prize winners representing 27 undergraduate departmental and interdisciplinary honors programs were recently honored at a ceremony hosted by HARRY ELAM, senior vice provost for education. Among the awards presented were David M. Kennedy Honors Thesis prizes, which recognize the best theses in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering & applied sciences. Recipients have… Read more Students honored with Firestone and Golden Medals and Kennedy Thesis Prize
Deans' Awards

Nine seniors receive Deans' Awards for Academic Achievement

by Kathleen Sullivan on March 5, 2018 3:07 pm
Nine Stanford seniors have received 2018 Deans’ Awards for Academic Achievement, which recognize a small number of extraordinary undergraduates for their outstanding scholarly achievements. Faculty members from across campus nominated students. The winners were selected by HARRY ELAM, vice provost for undergraduate education, and the deans of Stanford’s three undergraduate schools: STEPHEN GRAHAM, Earth, Energy… Read more Nine seniors receive Deans' Awards for Academic Achievement