Category: On the Move

Tina Seelig

Tina Seelig appointed executive director of Knight-Hennessy Scholars program

by Knight-Hennessy Scholars program on September 17, 2020 4:06 pm
TINA SEELIG, professor of the practice in the Department of Management Science and Engineering (MS&E) and a faculty director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP), has been appointed executive director of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program.  She begins Oct. 1. Seelig also will maintain her current roles at STVP and MS&E. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program,… Read more Tina Seelig appointed executive director of Knight-Hennessy Scholars program

Ran Abramitzky appointed H&S senior associate dean of social sciences

by Natalie Jabbar on July 23, 2020 5:00 pm
Professor of economics RAN ABRAMITZKY has been named the new senior associate dean of the social sciences in the School of Humanities and Sciences. He will begin his term on Sept. 1, 2020. Abramitzky succeeds ELLEN MARKMAN, the Lewis M. Terman Professor of Psychology, who is regarded as one of the nation’s leading developmental psychologists.… Read more Ran Abramitzky appointed H&S senior associate dean of social sciences
Graduate students Kari Barclay and Will Paisley are the new co-chairs of the Graduate Student Council.

New Graduate Student Council co-chairs discuss supporting students

by Alex Kekauoha on June 20, 2020 1:30 pm
Last month, Stanford’s Graduate Student Council elected PhD candidate KARI BARCLAY and coterminal master’s student WILL PAISLEY as its new co-chairs. The students enter their new leadership roles under unprecedented circumstances, as the COVID-19 pandemic and protests against anti-Black violence continue to challenge daily life, both at Stanford and globally. Barclay and Paisley recognize the… Read more New Graduate Student Council co-chairs discuss supporting students
New staff

Two new Stanford student services professionals discuss their plans

by Alex Kekauoha on May 17, 2020 11:52 am
Student Affairs recently filled two staff positions that serve Stanford students. Long-time Stanford staff member SNEHAL NAIK and fifth-year doctoral student ABIYA AHMED are assuming new leadership roles in the Office of Student Engagement and The Markaz, respectively. Here, they share what’s new in their units and how they will continue to support students during… Read more Two new Stanford student services professionals discuss their plans

Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute announces its seventh class

by Kristin Goldthorpe on May 11, 2020 3:32 pm
Thirty-two accomplished people from across the United States and around the world have accepted an offer of admission for the new cohort of the STANFORD DISTINGUISHED CAREERS INSTITUTE (DCI), founded by PHIL PIZZO, professor of pediatrics and of microbiology and immunology and former dean of the Stanford School of Medicine. The DCI fellows will be… Read more Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute announces its seventh class

Six Stanford affiliates receive Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

by Alex Kekauoha on April 19, 2020 4:22 pm
Six Stanford affiliates are among this year’s recipients of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, including three recent alumni and three incoming graduate students. The fellowship is awarded annually to 30 outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants who receive $90,000 for two years of graduate school at any U.S. university. This year’s… Read more Six Stanford affiliates receive Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Members of the Class of 2024 react to their admission to Stanford.

Admitted to Stanford, the Class of ’24 reacts

by University Communications, with a lot of help from the Class of 2024 on April 13, 2020 3:23 pm
Prospective college students across the country wait eagerly for acceptance letters from the institutions to which they aspire. For those who learn of their admission to their dream school, it’s a moment worth capturing on camera. Newly admitted Stanford students made sure to record their reactions to the news. Share their moments of joy, shock and… Read more Admitted to Stanford, the Class of ’24 reacts
Josh Schneider

Josh Schneider named university archivist for Stanford Libraries

by Gabrielle Karampelas on April 9, 2020 3:02 pm
JOSH SCHNEIDER has been named to head Stanford’s University Archives, the official repository for records of the university and its institutional memory. Schneider previously served as Stanford’s assistant university archivist for six years and is an active member of the Society of American Archivists and the Society of California Archivists. As assistant university archivist, Schneider was… Read more Josh Schneider named university archivist for Stanford Libraries
Brianna Griffin, Maija Cruz and Sanne Lim

Three new student specialists added to support Stanford students

by Alex Kekauoha on February 5, 2020 3:06 pm
Stanford students seeking additional support for maintaining a healthy and balanced life can now consult with three new student support specialists. MAIJA CRUZ, ’12, BRIANNA GRIFFIN, ’11, and SANNE LIM will assist students with managing stress and anxiety, help guide them through life transitions and advise them with their interpersonal concerns through coaching sessions, programs… Read more Three new student specialists added to support Stanford students
Megan Swezey Fogarty

Megan Swezey Fogarty named Stanford’s associate vice president for community engagement

by Kate Chesley on February 3, 2020 2:34 pm
MEGAN SWEZEY FOGARTY, deputy executive director of the Haas Center for Public Service, has been appointed Stanford’s inaugural associate vice president for community engagement by MARTIN SHELL, vice president and chief external relations officer. She will begin March 1. The new position was first envisioned by PRESIDENT MARC TESSIER-LAVIGNE as part of the Long-Range Vision… Read more Megan Swezey Fogarty named Stanford’s associate vice president for community engagement