Stanford SEED awards $2.7 million for research projects around the globe
The awards from the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies will fund 33 projects in 23 nations.
Stanford Invention Hall of Fame welcomes six new technologies and honors 27 new prolific inventors
Each new technology has earned more than $5 million in royalties for Stanford. The 27 new prolific inventors have invented at least seven technologies that, in aggregate, have generated over $500,000.
Graduating seniors awarded 2015 Firestone and Golden medals, Kennedy Thesis Prize
Graduating seniors recently received the 2015 Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, the Robert M. Golden Medal for Excellence in Humanities and Creative Arts, and the David M. Kennedy Honors Thesis Prize for their undergraduate capstone projects.
Fulbright Program awards grants to Stanford doctoral candidates, alumni and graduating seniors
Stanford's 2015 Cuthbertson, Dinkelspiel and Gores awards honor librarian, faculty and PhD students
University Librarian Michael Keller, three members of the faculty and two doctoral candidates will receive awards on June 14 at the 124th Commencement Ceremony for their outstanding contributions to Stanford.
Priscilla Fiden, 'a remarkable citizen of Stanford,' wins Amy J. Blue Award
Fiden, the assistant dean for administrative operations at the Graduate School of Education, inspires staff to make their "A game" even better.
Leslie Winick, 'charmingly indefatigable,' wins Amy J. Blue Award
As the director of alumni and student class outreach for the Stanford Alumni Association, Winick is the "wind and the sails" of Reunion Homecoming, colleagues say, and every year brings fresh drive, commitment and enthusiasm to the annual event.
Stanford Dining's Kahlil Wells, 'a joy to work with,' wins Amy J. Blue Award
As an assistant director of Stanford Dining, Kahlil Wells oversees an operation that serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night offerings to students living in Lagunita Court, Roble Hall and other residences on the west side of campus. He is described as a dedicated manager and supportive mentor who sets high standards of excellence.
Nine Stanford faculty members elected to National Academy of Sciences
The faculty members have been elected to receive one of the highest honors for an American scientist in recognition of their achievements in original research.
Stanford senior wins Truman Scholarship for graduate studies
Alfred Delena, who was born and raised on the Pueblo of Zuni reservation in New Mexico, is one of 58 recipients of this year's award, which provides up to $30,000 for graduate study to students with "exceptional leadership potential" who are committed to careers in public service.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects 10 Stanford professors to 2015 class
Ten Stanford faculty members were tapped for membership in the 2015 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country's oldest and most prestigious honorary learned societies.
Three Stanford staffers win 2015 Amy J. Blue Awards
The awards honor the life and work of the late Amy J. Blue, an associate vice president for administrative services and facilities, who was known as a woman of incisive intelligence, abundant energy and unrelenting honesty.
Stanford's 2015 Community Partnership Awards honor three local programs
Winners are selected based on their initiative, leadership and involvement in projects that embody the spirit of genuine partnership and benefit the overall community.
Stanford Professor Elizabeth Hadly to receive Roland Volunteer Service Prize
The Miriam Aaron Roland Volunteer Service Prize recognizes Stanford faculty who engage and involve students in integrating academic scholarship with significant and meaningful volunteer service to society.
Kaboom! Stanford professor shares Academy Award for software to digitize destruction
Computerized simulation simplifies the math and physics of animated movie collisions to create a point-click-and-drag tool for putting the kibosh on buildings, cities, even planets.