Posts published in June, 2010

Paul Khavari named next chair of dermatology

by on June 30, 2010 4:00 am
PAUL KHAVARI, currently the Carl J. Herzog Professor of Dermatology and chief of the dermatology service at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, will become the chair of the Department of Dermatology at Stanford, effective July 1, succeeding AL LANE, who has served as chair of the department for the past 14 years. Medical… Read more Paul Khavari named next chair of dermatology

Zachary Baker named to collection development post

by on June 29, 2010 4:00 am
ZACHARY BAKER has been appointed to the position of assistant university librarian for collection development (humanities and social sciences) at Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR), effective July 1. Baker, currently the Reinhard Family Curator of Judaica and Hebraica Collections, will have a primary role in shaping the way Stanford acquires books and… Read more Zachary Baker named to collection development post

Dressed for success in Silicon Valley

by on June 25, 2010 4:00 am
When he emerged from his motorcade at the top of the Oval in jeans, no necktie and a casual blue jacket, Russian President DMITRY MEDVEDEV was a striking contrast to those who had come to greet him. Provost JOHN ETCHEMENDY wore a dark dress suit and tie, and former Secretary of State CONDOLEEZZA RICE, political… Read more

Stanford wins 16th Learfield Sports Directors' Cup

by on June 24, 2010 4:00 am
Word came late Wednesday afternoon from JIM YOUNG, sports information director, that Stanford Athletics has claimed an unprecedented 16th consecutive Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, an annual award that recognizes the top intercollegiate athletic program in the nation. Stanford finished with 1,508.50 points, outdistancing Florida and Virginia. After claiming national championships in the sports of men’s… Read more Stanford wins 16th Learfield Sports Directors' Cup

Anna Deavere Smith returns to Stanford for Grand Rounds

by on June 23, 2010 4:00 am
Former Stanford faculty member ANNA DEAVERE SMITH, starring in the hit TV series Nurse Jackie, is returning to the Farm today, Wednesday, for Grand Rounds at the School of Medicine. PAUL COSTELLO, executive director of the School of Medicine Office of Communication and Public Affairs, writes about her visit in Scope, which was recently named… Read more Anna Deavere Smith returns to Stanford for Grand Rounds

Junkerman elected president of Stanford Historical Society

by on June 22, 2010 4:00 am
CHARLES JUNKERMAN, associate provost and dean of continuing studies, has been elected president of the Stanford Historical Society, succeeding TESSA BAKER-DEGLER. At its May meeting, the society also elected four new members to its board of directors. They are GARY CAVALLI, a Stanford graduate who is a sports executive in the Bay Area; LAURA JONES,… Read more Junkerman elected president of Stanford Historical Society

Anne Hannigan retiring as associate vice president

by on June 21, 2010 4:00 am
ANNE HANNIGAN, associate vice president for research administration, is retiring after 28 years at Stanford. Hannigan served in leadership roles in three schools and in the university’s central administration. Beginning Aug. 1, Hannigan will work half time until the selection of her successor. RANDY LIVINGSTON, vice president for business affairs and chief financial officer, said… Read more Anne Hannigan retiring as associate vice president

R&DE's Stepping Stones to Success graduates 29

by on June 17, 2010 4:00 am
Twenty-nine Residential and Dining Enterprises (R&DE) staff members were honored last week during a Stepping Stones to Success graduation ceremony. Under the program, headed by CHRISTINE GABALI, staff members are tutored in English and computer literacy. SHIRLEY EVERETT, senior associate vice provost for R&DE, reports that one of the employees, ANTONIO SEGOVIA GUTIERREZ, said in… Read more R&DE's Stepping Stones to Success graduates 29

Commencement slideshow: Vikings, sunbathers, the Tree and more

by on June 16, 2010 4:00 am
LINDA CICERO, university photographer, has captured the romp and circumstance of Commencement in a slideshow. This year’s highlights include TOBY GERHART, now playing football for Minnesota, dressed in more traditional viking gear. According to the Associated Press, Gerhart finished his finals last Tuesday, went to minicamp for a couple of days, then flew back to… Read more

Elizabeth Hadly receives the 2010 Allan V. Cox Medal

by on June 15, 2010 4:00 am
ELIZABETH HADLY, professor of biology, has received the 2010 Allan V. Cox Medal, which is awarded annually to a faculty member who has established a record of excellence directing undergraduate research. The medal was presented by RICHARD SALLER, dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences, during the Department of Biology‘s diploma ceremony on Sunday,… Read more Elizabeth Hadly receives the 2010 Allan V. Cox Medal