Category: On the Move

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Marguerite goes electric!

by on October 28, 2014 3:31 pm
You may have noticed that Stanford has increased its fleet of zero-emission, battery-electric Marguerite transit buses to 13, up from three. As Stanford retires up to 15 buses that are less fuel-efficient and more costly to maintain, the university is “greening” its fleet with electric vehicles. Be on the lookout for 10 more electric buses… Read more Marguerite goes electric!
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What happens when economists hit the road?

by on October 22, 2014 5:10 pm
Three economists, including Stanford’s PAUL OYER, hit the road to learn about small business in America—a journey based on their book, Roadside MBA: Backroad Lessons for Entrepreneurs, Executives and Small Business Owners. Their adventures started in 2010, when the three lamented that most MBA case studies focus on large companies, rather than the small- and… Read more What happens when economists hit the road?
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Stanford law students hear arguments before the Supreme Court

by on October 9, 2014 5:00 pm
Students from Stanford’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic traveled with Professor JEFFREY FISHER to Washington, D.C. this week for oral arguments in the clinic’s case Heien v. North Carolina.  At issue in the case was whether a police officer’s mistake of law can provide the individualized suspicion that the Fourth Amendment requires. The clinic represented the petitioner… Read more Stanford law students hear arguments before the Supreme Court
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Stanford Law School’s Lucas Guttentag advises Obama administration

by on September 10, 2014 4:30 pm
Stanford Law School’s LUCAS GUTTENTAG has begun serving the Obama administration as senior counselor to the recently confirmed director of U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS), Leon Rodriguez. USCIS is a component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. “I’m honored and delighted to have the opportunity to contribute to the administration at this very… Read more Stanford Law School’s Lucas Guttentag advises Obama administration
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Grant Miller to lead Stanford Center for International Development

by on September 10, 2014 4:00 am
  GRANT MILLER, associate professor of medicine, recently became the director of the Stanford Center for International Development (SCID). Longtime director NICK HOPE is stepping down, but will remain as director of the center’s China Program. SCID is one of the largest and most active centers at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR),… Read more Grant Miller to lead Stanford Center for International Development
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Twenty-two former Cardinal Football players make NFL active rosters

by on September 3, 2014 4:00 am
Former Stanford football players filled 22 slots on active rosters in the NFL as teams cut to 53 players today. Each team was required to trim its roster to the regular season maximum ahead of this week’s season opener. Of the 22 Cardinal, four head into their rookie seasons. Three other rookies were signed to… Read more Twenty-two former Cardinal Football players make NFL active rosters
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Hans Weiler named Stanford's next academic secretary

by on July 23, 2014 4:00 am
HANS N. WEILER, a professor emeritus of education and political science at Stanford, was recently named academic secretary of the university. As academic secretary, Weiler will serve as the parliamentarian to the Faculty Senate, as well as the Academic Council and its committees. The Office of the Academic Secretary also serves as the secretary, legislative… Read more Hans Weiler named Stanford's next academic secretary
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Paul Goldstein named head men's tennis coach

by on June 25, 2014 4:42 pm
Former Cardinal standout PAUL GOLDSTEIN has been named Stanford’s men’s tennis head coach by Jaquish & Kenninger Director of Athletics BERNARD MUIR. Goldstein becomes the 10th head coach in school history and only the third since 1967, following a successful 10-year stint by John Whitlinger, who announced his retirement on May 29 after guiding Stanford… Read more Paul Goldstein named head men's tennis coach
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Stanford magazine showcases the summer plans of 10 students

by on June 19, 2014 5:55 pm
Ah, summer vacation. Three months for new adventures, internships and geographies; money-making opportunities and chances to simply play it cool. Stanford magazine’s Sam Scott asked around to learn how 10 Stanford students are spending their summers. Their responses could make a working stiff green with envy. SHARON WULFOVICH, ’17, undeclared: Wulfovich is spending the summer… Read more Stanford magazine showcases the summer plans of 10 students

Two graduating seniors celebrate their commencement on the Arctic Ocean

by on June 15, 2014 2:00 pm
On a bright, frigid Tuesday afternoon, two Stanford seniors were honored in their own private commencement ceremony aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a polar icebreaker located in the Arctic Ocean, some 3,400 miles from Stanford’s main campus. For the past several weeks, the students, ERIN DILLON and CAROLINE FERGUSON, have been active members… Read more Two graduating seniors celebrate their commencement on the Arctic Ocean