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Jul 2 2019 | The White House | Posted In: Awards, Faculty, In the News
Today, President Donald J. Trump announced the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).  The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research...
Jun 20 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Students
Thirty-eight Stanford graduating seniors were recently recognized for their honors theses. Each was awarded a bronze medal, citation and a monetary award. Stanford undergraduate students received awards for their theses at a ceremony over Commencement weekend. The Firestone and Robert M. Golden...
Jun 13 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
New Stanford research on emotions shows that people’s motivations are a driving factor behind how much they allow others to influence their feelings, such as anger. BY ALEX SHASHKEVICH In a new study, Stanford psychologists examined why some people respond differently to an upsetting situation and...
Jun 11 2019 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Awards, In the News, Students
Nine members of the Stanford community, including faculty, students and staff, will be recognized onstage during Commencement with awards honoring their contributions. BY KATHLEEN J. SULLIVAN At the 128th Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, nine members of the Stanford community will be recognized...
Jun 11 2019 | The Washington Post | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
By Emma Seppälä Stanford neuroscientist Jamil Zaki’s new book, “The War for Kindness: Building empathy in a fractured world,” makes a powerful case for kindness and empathy — not only because they make the world a better place, but because they help us, too. I sat down with Zaki to talk about why...

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