Category: On the Move

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

Stanford's documentary film program to get a forum in France

by on December 17, 2013 4:00 pm
JAN KRAWITZ, professor and director of the MFA program in documentary film and video, will be jetting off to Biarritz, France, in January with two second-year graduate students to participate in the 2014 Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels (FIPA) film festival. Stanford’s graduate program is one of only five film schools around the globe to… Read more Stanford's documentary film program to get a forum in France

Stanford's 2013 Nobel laureates feted in Stockholm

by on December 16, 2013 5:00 pm
    MICHAEL LEVITT, professor of structural biology at the School of Medicine, and THOMAS SÜDHOF, professor of molecular and cellular physiology, were presented with 2013 Nobel Prizes at the Dec. 10 ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall. Levitt, who earned the prize in chemistry, and Südhof, who earned it in physiology or medicine, had… Read more Stanford's 2013 Nobel laureates feted in Stockholm

Grimes takes on new role at Brown Institute, moderates panel today on data-driven journalism

by on December 3, 2013 4:00 am
Stanford communications Professor ANN GRIMES, has been named associate director of the David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation in Stanford’s School of Engineering. Grimes has been an affiliated faculty member with the institute since its inception in 2012. The Brown Institute was established as a collaboration between Stanford and Columbia University to… Read more Grimes takes on new role at Brown Institute, moderates panel today on data-driven journalism

Stanford Medical response team heads to the Philippines

by on November 26, 2013 5:00 pm
Last weekend, several members of Stanford’s emergency-response team headed to the Philippines to provide medical assistance in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. Stanford Hospital videographer TODD HOLLAND was on the scene as the team prepared, and he captured the beginning of the journey in a video posted on the Medical School’s SCOPE blog.

The day the Duck dynasty fell at Stanford

by on November 8, 2013 5:00 pm
The excitement for the gridiron faceoff between the Stanford Cardinal and the Oregon Ducks on Nov. 7 grew during a noon rally in White Plaza and then continued to climb through the evening game. Cardinal fans cheered the team to a 26-20 victory over the previously undefeated Ducks. Photographers LINDA CICERO and AARON KEHOE  captured… Read more The day the Duck dynasty fell at Stanford

Catch up with 23 Cardinal players now in the NFL

by on October 22, 2013 5:00 pm
According to the Stanford Athletics’ website, there are 23 former Stanford student-athletes on active NFL rosters. Based on their Twitter postings, more than a few were watching the Cardinal beat UCLA on Saturday. Among the former Cardinal stars playing in the NFL is former quarterback ANDREW LUCK. On Sunday, Luck threw a touchdown pass to… Read more Catch up with 23 Cardinal players now in the NFL

Roland Hsu named new associate director of the Stanford Humanities Center

by on October 9, 2013 4:00 am
Earlier this month ROLAND HSU, a scholar in European history, assumed the role of associate director of the Stanford Humanities Center. Before joining the Humanities Center on Oct. 4, Hsu was associate director of the Europe Center, a program of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) and of the Division of International, Comparative… Read more Roland Hsu named new associate director of the Stanford Humanities Center