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Three staffers win 2020 Amy J. Blue Awards

The awards honor the life and work of the late Amy J. Blue, associate vice president for administrative services and facilities, who was known as a woman of incisive intelligence, abundant energy and unrelenting honesty.

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Simona Onori wins C3E research award for work on sustainable transportation

The annual award from the U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Initiative, or C3E, recognizes mid-career women who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and accomplishments in clean energy.

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Noah Diffenbaugh receives AGU’s William Kaula Award

The professor of Earth system science was honored for extraordinary contributions to the growth, quality, and success of the peer-reviewed journal Geophysical Research Letters.

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Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne named international fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy

Tessier-Lavigne is one of seven international fellows named to the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and one of two Americans so honored.

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Four scholars with Stanford affiliations win Schwarzman Scholarships

The Schwarzman Scholars program has awarded scholarships to 154 people from around the world, including four people with Stanford affiliations, for a one-year master’s degree and leadership program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

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Stanford senior Cullen Chosy selected as 2021 Marshall Scholar

Cullen Chosy, a Stanford senior majoring in chemical engineering, will begin his graduate studies in physics at the University of Cambridge in September as a Marshall Scholar.

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Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne named an Officer of the Order of Canada

Tessier-Lavigne, who holds dual U.S. and Canadian citizenship,  was recognized for his work in developmental neuroscience, his academic leadership and his advocacy of science.

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The bid picture: Nobel prize winners explain auction theory, collaboration

If designed correctly, auctions can distribute resources fairly, according to Stanford economists Robert Wilson and Paul Milgrom. The pair were awarded the 2020 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for their improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.

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Three Stanford students named Rhodes Scholars

Stanford graduate students Abdallah AbuHashem and Ziyi Wang and senior Nicolas Fishman have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships for study at Oxford University.

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Two Stanford scholars have been named American Physical Society Fellows

Stanford scholars James Cryan and Alison Marsden have been honored by the American Physical Society as 2020 American Physical Society Fellows.

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