Brian Kobilka, M.D., professor and chair of molecular and cellular physiology at the School of Medicine, won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Fifteen Stanford graduate students in their final year of study were awarded the prestigious Siebel scholarship, with five students each from the Graduate School of Business, the graduate program in Computer Science in the School of Engineering and the graduate program in Bioengineering in the Schools of Engineering and Medicine.
Stanford School of Medicine researcher Sepideh Gholami is the lead author of a recently published study conducted by the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City that suggests that a version of smallpox, vaccinia virus, can be used to fight a form of breast cancer called Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC).
From senior boys giving roses to freshman girls to a making out free-for-all, Full Moon on the Quad has undergone many transformations throughout its history.
“Freshman girls are wonderful,” said an MBA student in 2006.
Overheard at Full Moon on the Quad
Karl Eikenberry M.A. ’94 has had a distinguished military and diplomatic career. Prior to his current position as the Payne Distinguished Lecturer at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), he spent 35 years in the United States Army. As U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan from May 2009 to June 2011, he led President Obama’s civilian surge, which occurred in conjunction with a 30,000-troop surge.
The speech of Chinese citizens is “individually free but collectively in chains,” said Gary King, director of Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science and a professor in Harvard’s Department of Government.