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Stanford biologist Rodolfo Dirzo receives the Roland Volunteer Service Prize

News by on May 20, 2016
Biology Professor Rodolfo Dirzo received the 2016 Miriam Aaron Roland Volunteer Service Prize for his commitment to community engagement as an integral part of his teaching and research, and for inspiring students from underserved communities to pursue conservation projects and careers.   Rodolfo Dirzo receives the Roland Volunteer Service Prize Read more…

Jessica Martin awarded the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Grant

News by on April 11, 2016
Jessica Martin was awarded the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Grant in April 2016 for her project entitled “The effects of a keystone genus on the prevalence of ectoparasites and disease in a desert rodent community.” This award will fund travel to her research site in Arizona for 2016-2017.

Undergraduate student Isabelle Neylan awarded the Firestone Medal for Undergraduate Research

News by on July 2, 2015
Undergraduate student Isabelle Neylan was awarded the Firestone Medal for Undergraduate Research. Her thesis, an amazing piece of work, is entitled “The effects of herbivory, epigenetic transgenerational changes, and conspecific communication on the induced defenses of wild radish.” Read more…

Graduate student Jessica Martin awarded the 2015 Centennial Teaching Award

News by on June 30, 2015
The annual Centennial Teaching Assistant (CTA) Award recognizes outstanding teaching assistants (TAs) for their tremendous service and dedication in providing excellent classroom instruction for Stanford students. Administered by the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning (VPTL), the recipients of the award are selected from a wide range of individuals throughout the Schools… Read more

Rodolfo Dirzo awarded the Merit in Ecology Medal

News by on April 24, 2015
Rodolfo Dirzo was honored with the Merit in Ecology (Research) Medal by the Ecological Society of Mexico (SCME- 2015) for his academic background and his role in the formation of Schools of Ecology in Mexico. Read more…  

UAEM grants honorary doctorate to Rodolfo Dirzo

News by on March 13, 2015
The University Council of the Autonomous University of the State of Morelos (UAEM) conferred the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa to Rodolfo Dirzo Minjarez for his contributions to Mexican society in the areas of ecology, biology, botany and scientific research. At the inauguration ceremony, the rector Alejandro Vera Jimenez encouraged young students to follow in… Read more UAEM grants honorary doctorate to Rodolfo Dirzo