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At Stanford 2016: The Year in Review
A look back at the year that included the selection and inauguration of a new Stanford president; the launching of a global, multidisciplinary graduate scholarship program; a visit by President Barack Obama; a MacArthur grant winner and two Rhodes Scholarship winners; groundbreaking research; national sports titles and more.
Stanford senior awarded 2017 Rhodes Scholarship
Senior environmental systems engineering major Meghan Shea will pursue a master’s degree in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance at the University of Oxford as one of 32 Americans chosen for a Rhodes Scholarship.
Persis Drell named Stanford provost
An accomplished academic leader and longtime member of the Stanford community, Drell will become the university’s chief academic officer and chief budgetary officer. She will assume the role Feb. 1.