Category: On the Move

Adam Banks

Adam Banks named faculty director and A-Lan Holt director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts

by Robin Wander on September 11, 2019 2:34 pm
ADAM BANKS, professor of education in the Graduate School of Education, is the new faculty director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA). In addition, A-LAN HOLT, formerly the associate and then interim director of IDA, is the new director. The Institute for Diversity in the Arts trains and supports undergraduates in arts… Read more Adam Banks named faculty director and A-Lan Holt director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts
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Jennifer Dionne and Matthew Kanan to lead TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy

by Mark Golden on August 29, 2019 1:45 pm
JENNIFER DIONNE and MATTHEW KANAN are taking over the leadership of Stanford’s TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy. “Matt and Jen are stars in energy research. It’s been great to watch their research trajectories on campus over the past 10 years,” said KAM MOLER, vice provost and dean of research. “Now they will enthusiastically lead TomKat… Read more Jennifer Dionne and Matthew Kanan to lead TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy

J. D. Schramm named director of the King Global Leadership Program of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars

by Kathleen J. Sullivan on August 28, 2019 2:15 pm
J. D. SCHRAMM, a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, has been named the inaugural director of the King Global Leadership Program of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars, which aims to develop an interdisciplinary community of future global leaders to address the world’s most complex challenges through collaboration and innovation. “We are delighted to welcome J.… Read more J. D. Schramm named director of the King Global Leadership Program of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Nicholas Wigginton to serve as American Council on Education Fellow at Stanford

by Stanford News Service on August 25, 2019 1:24 pm
NICHOLAS WIGGINTON, assistant vice president for research and chief of the staff in the Office of Research at the University of Michigan, is serving as a 2019-20 American Council on Education Fellow at Stanford. Wigginton is working with Professor KATHRYN MOLER, vice provost and dean of research, and will be on campus for the full… Read more Nicholas Wigginton to serve as American Council on Education Fellow at Stanford
Paul Wise

Paul Wise heads up global initiative to boost humanitarian health response to violent conflict

by Beth Duff-Brown on July 24, 2019 5:00 pm
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences recently appointed Stanford professor of pediatrics PAUL WISE and two other global health experts to lead a new initiative, Rethinking the Humanitarian Health Response to Violence Conflict, to develop new strategies to protect civilians, health care and cultural heritage in areas of extreme violence. The initiative will be… Read more Paul Wise heads up global initiative to boost humanitarian health response to violent conflict
Give & Go

Here’s what Stanford students donated this year to the Give & Go program

by Alex Kekauoha on July 23, 2019 5:00 pm
At the end of spring quarter, as Stanford students moved out of their campus residences, they donated more than 64 tons of unwanted items to Goodwill. Their generosity was facilitated by Residential & Dining Enterprises’ “Give & Go” program, which encourages students to give away their unwanted goods rather than send them to landfill. The… Read more Here’s what Stanford students donated this year to the Give & Go program
Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama to lead the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy Program

by Ari Chasnoff on July 21, 2019 9:10 am
FRANCIS FUKUYAMA, the Mosbacher Director at the Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law and the Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), has been named to lead the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy program. “This is a critical time to prepare our students to be… Read more Francis Fukuyama to lead the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy Program
Steve Eglash

Steve Eglash named director of SLAC’s Applied Energy Division

by SLAC Communications on July 18, 2019 2:39 pm
The first time STEVE EGLASH came to the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, it was as a Stanford graduate student doing X-ray experiments at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) in the early 1980s. Since then, in a career that’s ranged from electrical engineering to energy to computer science and from industry to academia, he’s stayed… Read more Steve Eglash named director of SLAC’s Applied Energy Division
EH&S

New Environmental Health & Safety facility offers expanded services

by Holly Deremo on July 9, 2019 2:54 pm
Stanford Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) has moved to a new facility featuring an expanded Occupational Health Center (OHC) that offers Stanford employees immediate medical attention for work-related injuries and access to preventative services. The new 15,125-square-foot building, supported by a gift from the Arrillaga family, was completed at 484 Oak Road in March of… Read more New Environmental Health & Safety facility offers expanded services
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Stanford Cardinal KZ Okpala selected in the NBA draft

by Stanford Athletics on June 24, 2019 3:07 pm
Cardinal basketball forward KZ OKPALA was selected with the 32nd overall pick of the NBA Draft. “We are so happy for KZ,” Stanford head coach JEROD HAASE said. “This is such a special time for him as he realizes his dream of playing in the NBA. We look forward to watching him excel at the next… Read more Stanford Cardinal KZ Okpala selected in the NBA draft