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Manu Prakash

Seven scientists awarded grants for high-risk, high-return research

by on October 7, 2015 4:55 pm
Seven Stanford scientists have received awards from the National Institutes of Health totaling $11.5 million to pursue high-risk, high-reward research. They are among the 78 recipients of the 2015 Pioneer, New Innovator, Transformative Research and Early Independence awards. The awards are designed to encourage scientists to pursue creative research projects with the potential of leading… Read more Seven scientists awarded grants for high-risk, high-return research
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Stanford military affiliates participate in swim challenge

by on October 6, 2015 4:36 pm
When DEREK CAMERON, ’16, signed up for the Take the Rock Veteran Swim Challenge from Alcatraz Island to Aquatic Park in San Francisco earlier this fall, he knew he would be swimming with COLIN SUPKO, MBA ’13, the commanding officer of his Navy Seal Reserve Unit. But he didn’t expect to be swimming with JACQUELINE… Read more Stanford military affiliates participate in swim challenge
Tia Rich

Stanford expert talks about reducing stress, enhancing resilience and practicing PEACE

by on September 29, 2015 4:32 pm
As manager for resilience, stress management and contemplation programs for the Health Improvement Program (HIP)  and BeWell, TIA RICH, designs, teaches and directs programs that help Stanford community members thrive. BeWell spoke with Rich to learn about ways to reduce stress and enhance resilience. Here’s an excerpt of that Q&A. How can I thrive in… Read more Stanford expert talks about reducing stress, enhancing resilience and practicing PEACE
Five students from the  Stanford Graduate School of Business have been named Siebel Scholars. From left: Michael Mester, Dorian Bertsch, Ibrahim Alsuwaidi, Sarah Wang and Michael Ding. (Photo credit: Chuck Goodman)

Stanford graduate students named Siebel Scholars

by on September 28, 2015 4:36 pm
Fifteen Stanford graduate students in business, computer science and bioengineering were recently named 2016 Siebel Scholars for outstanding academic performance and leadership in their fields. The Siebel Scholars program was established by the Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation in 2000 to recognize the most talented students at the world’s leading graduate schools of business and… Read more Stanford graduate students named Siebel Scholars
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Public Safety's Red passes away

by on September 27, 2015 10:51 am
Police Chief LAURA WILSON recently announced the sad passing of RED, the Department of Public Safety’s (SUPDS) first EOD (Explosive Ordinance Detection) K-9. Following is her message: “Red joined the department on 02/01/2007 and immediately became a valuable contributor and welcomed addition to the department. With her handler, ADAM CULLEN, Red responded to suspicious package… Read more Public Safety's Red passes away
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Stanford marine scientist on why he has the 'best job in the whole world'

by on August 25, 2015 4:17 pm
STEPHEN PALUMBI, professor of marine science at Stanford, was featured in a segment on KQED’s Education blog about why he studies the ocean. Palumbi, who is director of Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station and a senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, says his love for science developed as a kid growing up… Read more Stanford marine scientist on why he has the 'best job in the whole world'
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'MythBusters' tests the myth of hands-free driving at Stanford's automotive facility

by on August 21, 2015 5:21 pm
Is talking on a hands-free device more or less dangerous than talking while holding a cell phone? ADAM SAVAGE and JAMIE HYNEMAN, hosts of the Discovery Channel show MythBusters, put the question to the test during a visit to Stanford’s Automotive Innovation Facility. They enlisted volunteers and the facility’s state-of-the-art technology to simulate driving on… Read more 'MythBusters' tests the myth of hands-free driving at Stanford's automotive facility
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Stanford recognized as a green university

by on August 19, 2015 5:00 pm
For the third year in a row Stanford is on PRINCETON REVIEW’S GREEN COLLEGE HONOR ROLL, which lists schools that achieve the highest score—99—of Princeton Review’s annual green rating. Princeton Review tallied green rating scores for 804 institutions and includes this information in its print and online college selection guides. Read the press release. Based… Read more Stanford recognized as a green university
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Stanford's Antony Jameson honored for lifetime achievement in aeronautics

by on August 14, 2015 5:59 pm
ANTONY JAMESON, professor (research) of aeronautics and astronautics, has won the Daniel Guggenheim Medal, which is considered one of the highest honors presented for a lifetime of achievement in aeronautics. Past recipients have worked in industry, government and academia, and have included ORVILLE WRIGHT, CHARLES LINDBERGH, WILLIAM BOEING and WILLIAM DURAND. The Guggenheim Medal is… Read more Stanford's Antony Jameson honored for lifetime achievement in aeronautics
Kristina Karkazis

Bioethicist celebrates end of testosterone testing in women's sports

by on July 29, 2015 5:50 pm
Scope, the School of Medicine’s award-winning medical blog, recently ran a story about bioethicist KATRINA KARKAZIS, a senior research scholar at the Center for Biomedical Ethics, who was closely involved in a case challenging testosterone testing in women’s sports. Scope reports that, as of July 27, female track and field athletes no longer must have… Read more Bioethicist celebrates end of testosterone testing in women's sports