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Sep 7 2016 | Siebel Scholars Foundation Awards, Fellow, Stanford
The Siebel Scholars Foundation today announced the recipients of the annual Siebel Scholars award. The Siebel Scholars program recognizes exceptional students at the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, bioengineering, and energy science. 
Sep 1 2016 | Stanford Magazine Announcement, Stanford, Students
As a scientist and as an executive, Marc Tessier-Lavigne has made a career out of making a difference. Not since Gerhard Casper was installed in 1992 has a new Stanford president required a lengthy introduction. Whereas Casper came from the University of Chicago and was virtually unknown to most...
Sep 1 2016 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
The simultaneous occurrence of warm winters in the West and cold winters in the East has significantly increased in recent decades. The damaging and costly phenomenon is very likely attributable to human-caused climate change, according to a new study.
Aug 30 2016 | Stanford News Announcement, Education, Stanford
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, which will be the largest fully endowed scholars program in the world, is in start-up mode, laying the foundation for admitting its inaugural cohort in fall 2018. In recent months, the staff of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program has been laying the groundwork...
Aug 26 2016 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
On the first day of kindergarten, poor children are already behind. But the distance they need to cover to start school on par with richer kids has shortened – in spite of widening economic inequality – according to surprising new research co-authored by Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE)...