Category: On the Move

Phil Pizzo

Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute accepts fourth cohort

by Kristin Goldthorpe on October 16, 2017 3:45 pm
Twenty-seven people from across the United States and abroad will arrive on campus in January to take part in the STANFORD DISTINGUISHED CAREERS INSTITUTE, a year-long program focused on helping people discern their purpose for the next phase of their lives, build new communities and networks and recalibrate their health and wellness. Fourteen of the… Read more Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute accepts fourth cohort
Nicole Bennett-Fite

Stanford senior's “Journey of a Lifetime” airs on the BBC

by Alex Shashkevich on September 22, 2017 4:56 pm
Stanford anthropology senior NICOLE BENNETT-FITE earned a “Journey of a Lifetime” award to travel to Tajikistan this past spring and summer to produce a 30-minute audio documentary for the BBC about her experience. Bennett-Fite’s documentary is scheduled to air Oct. 2 on BBC Radio 4. The Royal Geographic Society in the United Kingdom gives the… Read more Stanford senior's “Journey of a Lifetime” airs on the BBC
Philosophy Talk hosts

Debra Satz and Joshua Landy join the team at Philosophy Talk

by University Communications on September 15, 2017 3:11 pm
Philosophy Talk, the popular radio show starring Stanford philosophers KEN TAYLOR and JOHN PERRY, has added two new voices to its broadcast team: DEBRA SATZ and JOSHUA LANDY. Satz and Landy will join Taylor on alternating weeks. Perry will become host emeritus. Philosophy Talk, which calls itself “the program that questions everything….except your intelligence,” celebrates… Read more Debra Satz and Joshua Landy join the team at Philosophy Talk
Chris Bright

Chris Bright becomes Stanford Redwood City campus director

by Brad Hayward on September 12, 2017 3:10 pm
As Stanford’s new campus in Redwood City begins to take shape, CHRIS BRIGHT will be playing a key role as the newly appointed campus director. Bright, who started work Sept. 5, is a seasoned facilities manager with experience at several prominent Bay Area corporate campuses, including Oracle and Cisco Systems. He brings a focus on… Read more Chris Bright becomes Stanford Redwood City campus director
Madeline Lisaius

National Geographic grant takes Earth systems junior to the Amazon

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on September 11, 2017 3:51 pm
MADELINE LISAIUS’s love of science began with her upbringing in the Pacific Northwest, where she watched the greater Seattle area transform with its growing population. Now, she sees parallels with environmental changes in Amazonian Ecuador – and she wants to help its indigenous communities maintain control of the changes around them. “I know my forest… Read more National Geographic grant takes Earth systems junior to the Amazon
John Dorman

Doctoring students, John Dorman saw it all

by Sam Scott on September 6, 2017 3:16 pm
It’s been 44 years since JOHN DORMAN started tending to Stanford students. Five Stanford presidents and thousands of sick undergraduates later, the doctor has finally hung up his stethoscope. He officially retired on Sept. 1, but will be working periodically at Vaden as needed. Writer SAM SCOTT of Stanford magazine asked him for a few… Read more Doctoring students, John Dorman saw it all
Kevin Hogan

Catching up with Cardinal players in the NFL

by Stanford Athletics on September 5, 2017 3:33 pm
The National Football League season is about to begin, so Stanford Athletics caught up with Cardinal players who are playing for NFL teams. Among them is recent Cardinal quarterback KEVIN HOGAN, who starred in the Cleveland Brown’s 25-0 win at Chicago during the preseason. He completed 13 of 18 passes for 180 yards and two… Read more Catching up with Cardinal players in the NFL
Mark Vande Hei

NASA astronaut and Stanford alumnus Mark Vande Hei

by Taylor Kubota on August 29, 2017 3:02 pm
On Sept. 12, NASA astronaut and Stanford alumnus MARK VANDE HEI, MS ’99, will lift off on his first space flight. Part of the Expedition 53-54, along with astronaut Joe Acaba and cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin, Vande Hei will launch on the Russian Soyuz MS-06 spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS), which has been continuously… Read more NASA astronaut and Stanford alumnus Mark Vande Hei
Tom Black

University Registrar Tom Black leaving Stanford

by Kathleen Sullivan on August 27, 2017 3:33 pm
University Registrar TOM BLACK has accepted a new position at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and will be leaving Stanford in mid-September. Black, who joined the Stanford community in 2007, is a nationally recognized leader in his field. He also serves as the associate vice provost for student and academic services. GREG BOARDMAN, vice provost… Read more University Registrar Tom Black leaving Stanford
Richard Thompson Ford, left, and David Alan Sklansky

Stanford Law professors Ford and Sklansky elected to American Law Institute

by Carla Spain on July 26, 2017 4:17 pm
The American Law Institute (ALI) recently announced 58 newly elected members, including Stanford Law Professors RICHARD THOMPSON FORD and DAVID ALAN SKLANSKY. ALI members are highly regarded judges, lawyers and law professors who are confidentially nominated by their peers, vetted by ALI’s Membership Committee and elected by the ALI Council. An expert on civil rights and anti-discrimination law, Ford (BA… Read more Stanford Law professors Ford and Sklansky elected to American Law Institute