Category: On the Move

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
Brickelle Bro

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
Marc Tessier-Lavigne and chiefs of staff

With help from the new and former chiefs of staff, the new president settles in

by University Communications on September 1, 2016 7:40 pm
MARC TESSIER-LAVIGNE began his tenure as Stanford’s 11th president on Thursday, Sept. 1. His day included a meeting with JEFF WACHTEL, who served as senior assistant to the president—essentially chief of staff—for JOHN HENNESSY, and ROBERTA KATZ, who is the interim chief of staff. Katz served as associate vice president for strategic planning. Wachtel is… Read more With help from the new and former chiefs of staff, the new president settles in
Louis E. Newman

Stanford names new director of undergraduate advising and research

by Kathleen Sullivan on July 6, 2016 4:00 am
This week, Stanford welcomes LOUIS E. NEWMAN, the university’s new associate vice provost and director of undergraduate advising and research, to campus. Before coming to Stanford, Newman worked for more than three decades at Carleton College, a private liberal arts college in Minnesota. In his most recent post at Carleton, Newman served as the associate… Read more Stanford names new director of undergraduate advising and research
Larissa Tiedens (Photo credit: Steve Castillo )

Graduate School of Business Professor named next president of Scripps College

by Elaine Ray on June 22, 2016 5:00 pm
LARISSA TIEDENS, professor and senior associate dean for academic affairs at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) will be the next president of Scripps College in Claremont, California. GARTH SALONER, outgoing dean of the GSB, praised Tiedens for her leadership and expressed pride in the fact that “a member of our faculty has been tapped… Read more Graduate School of Business Professor named next president of Scripps College
Chris Lorway

Chris Lorway named executive director of Stanford Live and Bing Concert Hall

by Robert Cable on May 24, 2016 12:00 am
CHRIS LORWAY was named the new executive director of Stanford Live and Bing Concert Hall. According to an announcement on Monday by Stanford and the Stanford Live Advisory Council, Lorway will assume the position in late summer, as the fifth season of Stanford Live begins. Lorway was the founding artistic director of Toronto’s internationally recognized… Read more Chris Lorway named executive director of Stanford Live and Bing Concert Hall
Schneider Fellows 2016. (Photo credit: Peggy Propp)

Stanford students earn fellowships named in honor of renowned environmental scientist Stephen Schneider

by Colleen SchwartzCoffey on May 17, 2016 4:00 am
Stanford junior DANIEL RODA-STUART, who is studying atmosphere/energy engineering, will spend this summer in Colorado working with the Environmental Defense Fund to mitigate climate risks from oil and gas development on Western tribal lands. MEGAN MCCANN, a graduate student in civil and environmental engineering, will head to Washington, D.C., to support World Resources Institute’s efforts… Read more Stanford students earn fellowships named in honor of renowned environmental scientist Stephen Schneider
Stanford Humanities Center

Stanford Humanities Center names 2016-17 fellows

by Veronica Marian on May 16, 2016 4:00 am
The Stanford Humanities Center has awarded 23 fellowships for the upcoming academic year. The cohort includes scholars of history, philosophy, music and English, among other humanities disciplines. Chosen from a pool of nearly 300 applicants, the fellows are Stanford faculty, advanced Stanford graduate students, and academics from California, across the United States and Europe. “The… Read more Stanford Humanities Center names 2016-17 fellows
The Sun Field Station at Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve. (Photo credit: L.A. Cicero)

New directors named at Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve

by Staff on May 4, 2016 4:00 am
The Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve has a new leadership duo: ELIZABETH HADLY has been named the new faculty director, and ANTHONY BARNOSKY, a professor of integrative biology at the University of California, Berkeley, will become executive director of the 1,198-acre preserve. Hadly, the Paul S. and Billie Achilles Professor in Environmental Biology, who joined the… Read more New directors named at Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve