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New Stanford ChEM-H and Neurosciences Buildings dedicated

by Alex Harvison on February 19, 2020 3:02 pm
On Feb. 11, Stanford ChEM-H and Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute hosted a scientific symposium, CONNECT, to celebrate the official dedication of the new ChEM-H and Neurosciences Buildings. More than 300 faculty and students attended, representing departments in engineering, medicine and the sciences. The buildings, located at 290 Jane Stanford Way, are strategically juxtaposed, yet interconnected… Read more New Stanford ChEM-H and Neurosciences Buildings dedicated
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Stanford Earth's Alexandra Konings receives NSF CAREER Award

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on February 18, 2020 3:38 pm
ALEXANDRA KONINGS, assistant professor of Earth system science, recently received a 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award. The grant supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Konings leads the Remote Sensing Ecohydrology Group… Read more Stanford Earth's Alexandra Konings receives NSF CAREER Award
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Three Stanford-led teams receive Top 10 clinical research awards

by Stanford Medicine Communications on February 16, 2020 11:21 am
Three research teams led by Stanford Medicine investigators will be honored April 14 with a 2020 Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The awards honor groundbreaking clinical research studies published in peer-reviewed journals in 2019. Stanford’s three award-winning papers are: “Sustained Outcomes in Oral Immunotherapy for Peanut Allergy (POISED… Read more Three Stanford-led teams receive Top 10 clinical research awards
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Ten Stanford faculty members named 2020 Sloan Research Fellows

by Taylor Kubota on February 12, 2020 2:06 pm
Ten faculty members from Stanford have been named 2020 Sloan Research Fellows. The fellowships honor early-career scholars whose “creativity, leadership and independent research achievements make them some of the most promising researchers working today,” according to the press release issued by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Since the first Sloan Research Fellowships were awarded in… Read more Ten Stanford faculty members named 2020 Sloan Research Fellows
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Layer Cake features the work of five first-year MFA students

by Department of Art & Art History on February 9, 2020 12:05 pm
The works of five first-year MFA students are featured in the Department of Art and Art History exhibition Layer Cake. The five are AMY ELKINS, GABRIELLA GRILL, JOSHUA MORENO, MIGUEL NOVELO and GREGORY RICK. “This is a very accomplished and diverse group in terms of their media and content, including drawing, digital art, painting, video,… Read more Layer Cake features the work of five first-year MFA students
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Zhenan Bao and Bao Lab featured in series about chemistry contributions

by Stanford News Service Staff on February 6, 2020 3:43 pm
ZHENAN BAO, the K. K. Lee Professor in the School of Engineering, and members of her lab are featured in a film series from the Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation that highlights contributions being made by leading contemporary chemists. The short film Under the Skin follows the chemical engineers in the Bao Lab as they created… Read more Zhenan Bao and Bao Lab featured in series about chemistry contributions
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Three new student specialists added to support Stanford students

by Alex Kekauoha on February 5, 2020 3:06 pm
Stanford students seeking additional support for maintaining a healthy and balanced life can now consult with three new student support specialists. MAIJA CRUZ, ’12, BRIANNA GRIFFIN, ’11, and SANNE LIM will assist students with managing stress and anxiety, help guide them through life transitions and advise them with their interpersonal concerns through coaching sessions, programs… Read more Three new student specialists added to support Stanford students
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Alumnus Orlando Bravo to give GSB commencement speech

by Graduate School of Business Communications on February 4, 2020 2:44 pm
ORLANDO BRAVO, JD/MBA ’97, a pioneer in software investing and philanthropist, will deliver the commencement speech at the diploma award ceremony at the Graduate School of Business on Jun. 13. Bravo is a founder and a managing partner of Thoma Bravo, a private equity investment firm where he and his partners have led more than… Read more Alumnus Orlando Bravo to give GSB commencement speech
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Megan Swezey Fogarty named Stanford’s associate vice president for community engagement

by Kate Chesley on February 3, 2020 2:34 pm
MEGAN SWEZEY FOGARTY, deputy executive director of the Haas Center for Public Service, has been appointed Stanford’s inaugural associate vice president for community engagement by MARTIN SHELL, vice president and chief external relations officer. She will begin March 1. The new position was first envisioned by PRESIDENT MARC TESSIER-LAVIGNE as part of the Long-Range Vision… Read more Megan Swezey Fogarty named Stanford’s associate vice president for community engagement
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Mellon grant helps expand study of race in the humanities

by Sandra Feder on January 28, 2020 3:37 pm
Stanford’s Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE), in collaboration with similar centers at Brown University, the University of Chicago and Yale University, are the beneficiaries of a $4 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to further promote the study of race and affirm its critical importance in the humanities. “Work… Read more Mellon grant helps expand study of race in the humanities