Category: On the Move

Stanford Report Editor Kate Chesley retires

by Stanford News Service on July 2, 2021 4:30 pm
Stanford Report Editor Kate Chesley retired July 1 after 23 years of service to the university. During her tenure, which included various roles in University Communications, Chesley had a profound impact on virtually every segment of the campus community. Prior to being named Stanford Report editor in 2016, Chesley’s Stanford career included speech writing for… Read more Stanford Report Editor Kate Chesley retires
Gopi Shah Goda

SIEPR’s Gopi Shah Goda to serve in Biden Administration

by SIEPR on June 15, 2021 4:54 pm
GOPI SHAH GODA, a senior fellow and deputy director of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), will serve as a senior economist as part of President Biden’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA). The CEA is charged with advising the president on economic policy based on data, research and evidence. Her term begins July… Read more SIEPR’s Gopi Shah Goda to serve in Biden Administration
David Mills

Five Cardinal football players drafted to play in the National Football League

by Stanford Athletics on May 3, 2021 11:58 am
Five Cardinal were drafted during the National Football League draft over the weekend. That number is tied for the most in the Pac-12 Conference and 11th-most nationally. Stanford has had a total of 274 draft picks in school history and has now had at least five players selected in the draft in five of the… Read more Five Cardinal football players drafted to play in the National Football League

Stanford Athletics checks in on the 470 trees staged in Stanford Stadium

by Stanford Athletics on April 22, 2021 3:06 pm
Where are they now? In the fall of 2020, Stanford Athletics created a home-forest advantage for the football program by staging 470 trees in Stanford Stadium. Lowe’s donated the locally sourced, native trees, and Stanford watered and cared for the trees throughout the season. At the conclusion of the 2020 campaign, all 470 trees were… Read more Stanford Athletics checks in on the 470 trees staged in Stanford Stadium
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Stanford medical students celebrate Match Day virtually

by Tracie White on March 24, 2021 4:55 pm
Shortly before 9 a.m. Friday, March 19, STEVEN LOSORELLI, who’s in his final year of medical school at Stanford, blared Daft Punk, sat down at his computer and waited for the email that would reveal where he would pursue his childhood dream of becoming an ear surgeon. “Typically, there is a big ceremony,” said Losorelli,… Read more Stanford medical students celebrate Match Day virtually
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Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute announces its eighth class

by Kristin Goldthorpe on March 10, 2021 3:29 pm
Thirty-two highly 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 eighth class
Pamela Karlan

Stanford Law’s Pam Karlan joins U.S. Department of Justice

by Stephanie Ashe on February 28, 2021 3:51 pm
Stanford Law School (SLS) Professor PAMELA KARLAN has joined the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) as principal deputy assistant attorney general in the Civil Rights Division. Karlan previously served at the DOJ in the Civil Rights Division from 2014 to 2015 under the Obama Administration. She is on leave of absence from the law… Read more Stanford Law’s Pam Karlan joins U.S. Department of Justice
Brett McGurk

Biden picks Brett McGurk for Middle East role at the National Security Council

by Melissa De Witte on January 11, 2021 3:16 pm
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced additional members of the White House National Security Council (NSC), and among their picks is BRETT MCGURK, the Payne Distinguished Lecturer at Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. McGurk will join the NSC as coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa. “The National Security… Read more Biden picks Brett McGurk for Middle East role at the National Security Council
Colin Kahl

Colin Kahl is Joe Biden’s pick for under secretary of defense for policy

by Melissa De Witte on January 5, 2021 2:48 pm
President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate COLIN KAHL, a senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and the Steven C. Házy Senior Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, as under secretary of defense for policy. In a Dec. 30, 2020, statement on the Biden-Harris transition website, Biden said that… Read more Colin Kahl is Joe Biden’s pick for under secretary of defense for policy
Jessica Watkins

Three Stanford alums among NASA Artemis astronauts heading to the moon

by Taylor Kubota on December 10, 2020 3:33 pm
On Dec. 9, NASA announced the members of the Artemis team of astronauts, who will participate in missions on and around the moon. Three Stanford alumni – NICOLE MANN, MS ’01; KATE RUBINS, PhD ’06; and JESSICA WATKINS, BS ’10 – are among the 18 astronauts chosen to be part of the “Artemis Team.” According… Read more Three Stanford alums among NASA Artemis astronauts heading to the moon