Category: On the Move

From left, Cmdr. Greg Stanclik, Healy executive officer; Kevin Arrigo, professor of Earth sciences and co-director of the Earth Systems Program; graduating seniors Erin Dillon and Caroline Ferguson, and Capt. John Reeves, Healy commanding officer. (Photo credit: Carolina Nobre)

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

Stanford's 'robo-shuttle' goes to Washington

by on June 10, 2014 2:48 pm
Engineers have spent the last decade developing and improving autonomous vehicles that use sensors and software systems to replace human drivers. Now one Stanford professor is working on the next challenge: developing software systems to manage fleets of autonomous taxis, buses or shuttles. “The work that we do can be viewed essentially as a giant… Read more Stanford's 'robo-shuttle' goes to Washington

More than 2,034 Stanford bicyclists participate in Bike to Work Day

by on May 19, 2014 4:47 pm
During the Bay Area’s 20th annual Bike to Work Day on May 8, Stanford’s bicycle program recorded 2,034 bicycle commuters and 133 walkers coming onto campus. Bicyclists logged a total of 8,783 miles and averaged nearly 11 miles per trip. By biking instead of driving, these commuters eliminated an estimated 7,958* pounds of CO2 emissions… Read more More than 2,034 Stanford bicyclists participate in Bike to Work Day

Stanford graduating seniors Hunter Kodama, Chiney Ogwumike, win Alumni Association's Sterling Award

by on May 16, 2014 3:05 pm
Graduating seniors HUNTER KODAMA and CHINEY OGWUIMKE have received the Stanford Alumni Association’s 2014 J.E. Wallace Sterling Award for outstanding service to Stanford. HOWARD WOLF, president of the Alumni Association and vice president for alumni affairs, presented the awards at the SAA Board Meeting on Thursday, May 15. Kodama, who will graduate with a bachelor’s… Read more Stanford graduating seniors Hunter Kodama, Chiney Ogwumike, win Alumni Association's Sterling Award

Stanford alumnus Michael Tubbs the subject of 'True Son' documentary; screening and discussion Sunday

by on May 14, 2014 6:07 pm
On Sunday, May 18, at 3:30 p.m. in CEMEX Auditorium on Stanford’s campus, there will be a screening of True Son, a documenatary that chronicles MICHAEL TUBBS‘s, campaign to win a seat on the Stockton, Calif. City Council. Tubbs, ’12, MA ’12, ran for office while completing his bachelor’s degree in comparative studies in race… Read more Stanford alumnus Michael Tubbs the subject of 'True Son' documentary; screening and discussion Sunday

Stanford community comes out for Cardinal Walk 2014

by on May 10, 2014 12:19 am
Members of the Stanford community brought their walking shoes and good cheer to the eighth annual Cardinal Walk. Walkers gathered at Stanford Stadium before embarking on the 1.5-mile trek around campus. The event, which took place Friday, May 9, was sponsored by BeWell at Stanford. University Photographer LINDA A. CICERO captured the spirit in pictures.

Knight Journalism Fellows named

by on April 29, 2014 6:20 pm
Twelve U.S. journalists and innovators have won John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University for the 2014-15 academic year. The Knight Fellowships program champions innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership in journalism, by helping fellows pursue their ideas – known in the program as “journalism challenges” – to improve the quality of news and information reaching… Read more Knight Journalism Fellows named

Pam Grossman named dean of the Penn Graduate School of Education

by on March 27, 2014 4:00 am
PAM GROSSMAN has been named dean of the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Jan. 1, 2015. The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price. Grossman is Stanford’s Nomellini-Olivier Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education. An internationally regarded scholar in the fields of… Read more Pam Grossman named dean of the Penn Graduate School of Education

Help Stanford win the PAC-12 Fitness Challenge

by on February 24, 2014 4:32 pm
Whether you walk, bike, run, swim, spin, lift weights or do any other fitness-related activity, your exercise routine can put Stanford back on top! By tracking your exercise this week as part of the PAC-12 Fitness Challenge, you can help Stanford beat our competitors. Stanford won first place in each of the first three challenges, but… Read more Help Stanford win the PAC-12 Fitness Challenge

Law Professor Gould appointed to state labor board

by on February 20, 2014 4:42 pm
  WILLIAM B. GOULD IV, professor emeritus at Stanford Law School, has been appointed as a member and chair of California’s Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB). The appointment, made this week by Gov. JERRY BROWN, is effective March 18. “I welcome the challenge of the governor’s appointment,” Gould said. “In the coming weeks and months,… Read more Law Professor Gould appointed to state labor board