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Jun 7 2016 | Stanford VPTL | Posted In: Announcements, Awards
The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL) will honor 46 Stanford teaching assistants with a Centennial Teaching Assistant Award during a noon ceremony June 11, 2016.  The award recognizes outstanding instruction by teaching assistants in the schools of Humanities and Sciences...
May 31 2016 | Stanford Graduate School of Education | Posted In: In the News
A paper in ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences’ reports on benefits of certain remedies to close achievement gaps. Simple exercises to help incoming students understand the challenges that they would face in college substantially improved the success achieved by first generation and...
May 25 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Stanford researchers and private sector leaders gathered for a one-day mediaXconference on campus that focused on how technology can enhance the intelligence of people. The May 17 event at the Arrillaga Alumni Center included talks, panels and demos that delved into emerging technologies, designs...
May 20 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Faculty, In the News
Last December, Stanford psychologist ALBERT BANDURA and microbiologist STANLEY FALKOW, were among those named winners of 2015 National Medals of Science. A White House ceremony, originally scheduled for January, was postponed due to a snowstorm in Washington, D.C. On May 19, Bandura and Falkow...
May 19 2016 | Mercury News | Posted In: Awards, Faculty, In the News
President Barack Obama on Thursday awarded four Bay Area researchers — two from UC Berkeley and two from Stanford — with the nation’s top honors for science and technology.

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