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Leah Weiss

Leah Weiss talks to BeWell about integrating work and life

by Julie Croteau on March 8, 2018 3:48 pm
You’ll spend about 90,000 hours of your life working. LEAH WEISS, lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business, suggests you make the most of them. BeWell spoke with her about how you can use research-based insights to create a thriving work environment. Are the traditional boundaries between “work” and “personal” still relevant? No; the two… Read more Leah Weiss talks to BeWell about integrating work and life
Feast of Eternity

Humanity, technology join hands in Life/Art/Science/Tech Festival at SLAC

by Angela Anderson on March 7, 2018 3:21 pm
In the sculpture Feast of Eternity, salt crystals form delicate patterns along a 3D printed lattice, mimicking the growth of stem cells to create bone. The hauntingly beautiful object resembling a human skull was designed by bio-artist Amy Karle with the idea of “healing and enhancing a future body.” Karle uses medical technologies in her… Read more Humanity, technology join hands in Life/Art/Science/Tech Festival at SLAC
Art & Feminism poster

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon focuses on making a difference

by Stanford Libraries on March 6, 2018 2:28 pm
The Bowes Art & Architecture Library will host an Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Thursday, March 8, which is also International Women’s Day. Students, faculty, staff and community members are encouraged to drop in anytime between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. to participate. Turns out that less than 10 percent of Wikipedia contributors identify as women, according… Read more Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon focuses on making a difference
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
Carlos Brito

Alumnus Carlos Brito to give commencement address at Graduate School of Business

by Graduate School of Business Communications on March 4, 2018 11:49 am
Alumnus CARLOS BRITO, CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev, will deliver the commencement address at Stanford Graduate School of Business on Saturday, June 16. Brito helped transform the industry by building the world’s largest brewing company. He is the chief executive of a global company with 200,000 colleagues in more than 50 countries. “Brito is a global business leader… Read more Alumnus Carlos Brito to give commencement address at Graduate School of Business
Mika Koch

Undergraduate awarded national Newman Civic Fellowship for work in global health

by Vanessa Ochavillo on March 1, 2018 2:29 pm
As the daughter of a doctor, junior MIKA KOCH has always been interested in medicine. But after participating in a global health online academy in high school that brought together students from Japan, Malaysia and other parts of the world, she realized that what works in one place might not work in another. She has… Read more Undergraduate awarded national Newman Civic Fellowship for work in global health
Data-Center-Cables

Stanford data center earns national recognition for saving energy

by Stanford University Information Technologies on February 28, 2018 3:45 pm
The STANFORD RESEARCH COMPUTING CENTER (SRCC) uses nearly 40 percent less energy per square foot than the national median, prevents more than 1,300 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions per year and outperforms 100 percent of similar buildings nationwide. Those are just a few of the energy-saving metrics that earned Stanford’s state-of-the art data center… Read more Stanford data center earns national recognition for saving energy
william chueh

William Chueh wins Outstanding Young Investigator Award

by Ashley Boney on February 27, 2018 2:34 pm
WILLIAM CHUEH, assistant professor of materials science and engineering and center fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy, recently received the Materials Research Society’s 2018 Outstanding Young Investigator Award for his groundbreaking research in ionic and electronic charge transport and interfacial chemistry. Chueh leads a group of 25 students and postdocs tackling the challenge of decarbonizing… Read more William Chueh wins Outstanding Young Investigator Award
Lauren Killingsworth, Photo: Richard Kuszmaul; Steven Rathje, Photo: Mark Madeo; Monica Kullar, Photo: Dickson Chow

Three from Stanford win 2018 Gates Cambridge Scholarships

by Kathleen Sullivan on February 26, 2018 12:43 pm
Three people with Stanford affiliations – two seniors and a clinical neuroscience research coordinator at Stanford Medicine – have won 2018 Gates Cambridge Scholarships to pursue graduate studies at the University of Cambridge in England. They are among the 35 Americans who were recently awarded scholarships by the Gates Cambridge Trust. The Bill and Melinda… Read more Three from Stanford win 2018 Gates Cambridge Scholarships
Ben Barres

Neuroscience awards named in honor of Ben Barres

by Ruthann Richter on February 23, 2018 3:16 pm
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), a Palo Alto-based philanthropic organization, has launched a major research effort to inject fresh energy, ideas and talent into understanding the basic biology of neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The research will be funded through two programs, including one that will support early career… Read more Neuroscience awards named in honor of Ben Barres