Category: On the Move

Kate Gibson

Kate Gibson is named San Mateo County’s Bike Commuter of the Year

by News Service on May 19, 2017 4:06 pm
KATE GIBSON, transportation demand management (TDM) and communications specialist in Land and Buildings Operations, was recently named the 2017 Bike Commuter of the Year in San Mateo County. Gibson commutes to Stanford by biking from her home to the Redwood City Caltrain station and then riding from the Palo Alto Caltrain station to her office.… Read more Kate Gibson is named San Mateo County’s Bike Commuter of the Year
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Knight Journalism Fellows tackle journalism’s challenges

by JSK Fellowships Program on May 5, 2017 4:50 pm
Eighteen journalists and journalism innovators from around the world have been awarded John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships for the 2017-18 academic year at Stanford. They are the 52nd class of journalism fellows at Stanford. The fellows come from a variety of news environments and organizations. Some come from countries with long traditions of supporting a… Read more Knight Journalism Fellows tackle journalism’s challenges
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Cardinal scholar-athletes heading to the NFL

by Stanford Athletics on May 1, 2017 2:57 pm
The Cardinal had one of its best showings ever at the National Football League draft. SOLOMON THOMAS, a junior defensive lineman, was selected third overall by the San Francisco 49ers. Thomas is the highest defensive draft pick in program history. His selection was followed quickly by that of CHRISTIAN McCAFFREY, a junior running back, who… Read more Cardinal scholar-athletes heading to the NFL
Erica McCall

Erica McCall picked 17th in WNBA draft

by Stanford Athletics on April 16, 2017 9:50 am
ERICA McCALL became the 25th Stanford player overall and 11th in the past 11 years to hear her named called in the WNBA Draft when the Indiana Fever selected the Cardinal star forward with the 17th pick on Thursday. McCall was the subject of a recent Sports Illustrated profile in which her passion for basketball… Read more Erica McCall picked 17th in WNBA draft
Fiorenza Micheli

Micheli and Leape appointed to lead Stanford's Center for Ocean Solutions

by Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment on April 4, 2017 2:25 pm
Conservation leader JIM LEAPE and Hopkins Marine Station ecologist FIORENZA MICHELI, have been appointed to jointly lead Stanford’s Center for Ocean Solutions (COS), effective April 1. “Since its inception in 2008, COS has worked to solve the major problems facing the ocean by bridging cutting-edge science to policy and preparing leaders to take on these challenges,”… Read more Micheli and Leape appointed to lead Stanford's Center for Ocean Solutions
Madhav Rajan

Madhav Rajan appointed dean of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

by University Communications on March 9, 2017 2:41 pm
MADHAV RAJAN, the Robert K. Jaedicke Professor of Accounting, has been appointed dean of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His appointment begins July 1. “I have had 16 wonderful years at Stanford GSB and will dearly miss my faculty and staff colleagues,” Rajan said. “My wife and two daughters are Stanford alums,… Read more Madhav Rajan appointed dean of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business
John Dunning

John Dunning retiring as coach of the women's volleyball team

by Stanford Athletics on January 10, 2017 12:39 pm
JOHN DUNNING, a 32-year veteran of the women’s volleyball coaching ranks and five-time national champion head coach, has announced his retirement. “I am a very lucky person. I have had the joy of coaching in a sport I love for decades, but have decided that it is time to retire,” said Dunning, who in December… Read more John Dunning retiring as coach of the women's volleyball team
Adam Banks

Residential Education welcomes new resident fellows

by Kate Chesley on September 29, 2016 5:25 pm
Residential Education has welcomed new resident fellows to five houses this fall. Resident fellows live in cottages adjacent to—or apartments within—the residence halls. They help build community within the residences and create a culture that supports the university’s teaching and research mission and personal development. The fellows, who are either faculty or senior administrators, also… Read more Residential Education welcomes new resident fellows
Jeremy Weinstein

Jeremy Weinstein named director of Stanford Global Studies

by Kendra Davidson on September 20, 2016 5:37 pm
Political scientist JEREMY WEINSTEIN has been named as the new Fisher Family Director of the Stanford Global Studies Division. Weinstein, who joined Stanford in 2004, also has served as deputy to the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and, before that, as chief of staff at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. During President… Read more Jeremy Weinstein named director of Stanford Global Studies
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Brickelle Bro heads to Rio Paralympics

by Stanford Athletics on September 7, 2016 5:40 pm
Rising sophomore BRICKELLE BRO will represent Team USA in her second Paralympics Games in Rio de Janiero. The Paralympic Games run Sept. 7 to 18, and Bro’s first event is today, Sept. 8. The Stanford swimmer will compete in the 50-meter freestyle, 100-meter freestyle and the 100-meter butterfly. In London in 2012, Bro finished fifth… Read more Brickelle Bro heads to Rio Paralympics