Category: On the Move

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Leaders are named for Title IX, SARA offices

by on February 10, 2016 4:20 pm
Stanford has made appointments to two key staff positions focused on sexual violence prevention and response – CATHERINE GLAZE as campus Title IX coordinator and CARLEY FLANERY as director of the SARA Office (Office of Sexual Assault & Relationship Abuse Education & Response). Glaze, currently associate dean for student affairs at Stanford Law School, will… Read more Leaders are named for Title IX, SARA offices
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Stanford's next crop of Rising Environmental Leaders selected

by on February 3, 2016 4:00 am
The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment recently selected 20 fellows to join the 2016 cohort of the Rising Environmental Leaders Program (RELP). Now in its sixth year, this highly competitive professional development program helps Stanford graduate students and postdoctoral scholars hone their leadership and communications skills to maximize the impact of their research. Fellows… Read more Stanford's next crop of Rising Environmental Leaders selected
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Stanford professors win prestigious Swedish prizes in mathematics, astronomy

by on January 18, 2016 5:00 pm
YAKOV ELIASHBERG, professor of mathematics, and ROGER BLANDFORD, professor of physics, have been awarded the 2016 Crafoord prizes in mathematics and astronomy, respectively, from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Eliashberg has been awarded the 2016 Crafoord Prize in Mathematics for his work in developing symplectic topology, a branch of differential geometry, and for his… Read more Stanford professors win prestigious Swedish prizes in mathematics, astronomy
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Program to engage student-athletes in volunteering abroad

by on January 12, 2016 4:00 am
Stanford and Duke universities have announced a joint civic engagement initiative, providing student-athletes with an enriching academic engagement experience abroad. Scheduled to begin in the summer of 2016, the project is being made possible through the vision and generosity of DAVID RUBENSTEIN and PETER and HELEN BING. The Rubenstein-Bing Student-Athlete Civic Engagement Program (ACE) will… Read more Program to engage student-athletes in volunteering abroad
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Stanford names new executive director for Vaden Health Center

by on January 5, 2016 4:00 am
JAMES R. JACOBS, a medical doctor with experience in student health services, has been named the new associate vice provost for student affairs and executive director of Vaden Health Center. He will assume the position on March 7. Most recently, Jacobs has been the medical director and acting executive director for the Engemann Student Health… Read more Stanford names new executive director for Vaden Health Center
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Stanford Live to host open casting call for Bolero Silicon Valley dance production

by on January 3, 2016 12:30 pm
Want to be on stage? Stanford Live is seeking students, faculty and staff to take part in New York dance ensemble Keigwin + Company’s presentation of Bolero Silicon Valley April 2 and 3 at Bing Concert Hall. The participants will join a cast of other untrained local “civilians” in a performance that will be specially… Read more Stanford Live to host open casting call for Bolero Silicon Valley dance production
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Stanford's Prudence Carter named dean of U.C. Berkeley's Graduate School of Education

by on December 14, 2015 5:00 pm
PRUDENCE CARTER, professor education at Stanford, will be the dean of U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Education, effective June 30. A member of the Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE) faculty since 2007, Carter’s teaching and research focus on issues of inequality and the sociology of education, with a particular focus on race, ethnicity, class,… Read more Stanford's Prudence Carter named dean of U.C. Berkeley's Graduate School of Education
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Stanford sophomore Christian McCaffrey named Heisman Trophy finalist

by on December 7, 2015 4:01 pm
Cardinal football standout CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY has been named a Heisman Trophy finalist. The record-breaking running back and Academic All-American was named one of three finalists for the award, which is presented to the best college football player in the country. The other finalists are by University of Alabama junior running back DERRICK HENRY and Clemson… Read more Stanford sophomore Christian McCaffrey named Heisman Trophy finalist
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Stanford delegation goes to Paris to witness COP21

by on December 7, 2015 4:00 am
Since the end of November, representatives from more than 195 nations have gathered in Paris for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to negotiate a new global environmental agreement. An observer delegation from Stanford, including 30 undergraduate and master’s students, is there. Called COP21, which stands for the 21st session of the Conference… Read more Stanford delegation goes to Paris to witness COP21
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Beethoven in Beijing: Stanford scholar recreates 1922 symphonic achievement

by on November 23, 2015 4:00 am
In 1922, XIAO YOUMEI, a Chinese scholar and composer, created the original Chinese symphony orchestra to bring the sound of Beethoven to his people for the first time. Earlier this month, JINGDONG CAI, associate professor of performance in the Center for East Asian Studies, recreated this historical experience with 15 musicians from the Peking University… Read more Beethoven in Beijing: Stanford scholar recreates 1922 symphonic achievement