“Of course, your heart races and you say ‘Can this be?’”
With the latest crop of Nobel prizes announced this month, Stanford raised its number of Nobel laureates by two, putting the count at — conservatively — 31. While deciding what constitutes a strong enough connection to Stanford to add a prizewinner to the tally can be difficult, the University has 22 laureates on the current…
Michael Levitt, professor in cancer research and structural biology at the Stanford School of Medicine, won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems.”
This year, Stanford admitted 725 prospective freshmen from a restrictive early action pool of 6,103 students, the largest in the school’s history.
Alvin “Al” Roth, visiting professor of economics, was awarded the 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday morning.
“What’s unique about Brian? Genuine Passion.”
Brian Kobilka, M.D., professor and chair of molecular and cellular physiology at the School of Medicine, won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Eight faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), an honorific society of researchers in scientific and engineering fields who are “dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology,” according to its website. It is one of the highest honors an American researcher can receive.