Category: On the Move

Glade Dlott

Graduate student Glade Dlott receives award to study soil microbes at national lab

by Taylor Kubota on October 2, 2018 2:36 pm
In only a handful of soil, you hold thousands – or even tens of thousands – of different kinds of bacteria and fungi. These microbes break down waste, help nutrients cycle through ecosystems and serve as food sources for other microscopic soil dwellers, like protists, mites and nematodes. Although we are certain that microbes in… Read more Graduate student Glade Dlott receives award to study soil microbes at national lab
Richard Thompson Ford

New resident fellows appointed in Arroyo and Kimball halls

by Kate Chesley on September 16, 2018 10:16 am
New resident fellows will be overseeing activities in Arroyo and Kimball halls beginning this fall. Arroyo is an all-first-year residence located in the Wilbur Hall complex. It houses 85 first-year students. Kimball Hall is an arts and performance theme house located on the east side of campus in the Gerhard Casper Quad housing 212 upper-class… Read more New resident fellows appointed in Arroyo and Kimball halls
Brenda McComb

New student affairs professionals and ombudsperson join Stanford

by Alex Kekauoha on September 13, 2018 3:03 pm
Stanford recently welcomed several new staff in Student Affairs and the Ombuds Office. Among them is BRENDA MCCOMB, who joined the university as interim associate vice provost and dean of students. McComb comes to Stanford from Oregon State University, where she held several positions, including dean of the Graduate School and senior vice provost for academic affairs.… Read more New student affairs professionals and ombudsperson join Stanford
NFL

Where are they now?

by Stanford Athletics on August 20, 2018 2:22 pm
With the National Football League’s preseason underway, Stanford Athletics catches up with 35 former Cardinal football players now playing professional football. Among those highlighted is ZACH ERTZ, a tight end who helped the Philadelphia Eagles win the Super Bowl last year. Among other former Cardinal stars, Indianapolis Colts quarterback ANDREW LUCK is returning to the… Read more Where are they now?
Risa Wechsler

Risa Wechsler named director of KIPAC

by Manuel Gnida on July 31, 2018 4:30 pm
RISA WECHSLER has been appointed director of the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC), a joint institute of the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University. On Sept. 15, she’ll take over from TOM ABEL, whose five-year term at the helm of the institute is coming to an end. KIPAC was… Read more Risa Wechsler named director of KIPAC
David Lobell

David Lobell appointed new director of FSE

by Michelle Horton on July 11, 2018 4:30 pm
The Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) is pleased to announce Professor DAVID B. LOBELL will step in as director Sept. 1, 2018. Lobell succeeds ROSAMOND L. NAYLOR who has been the director since FSE’s inception in 2005. “I am thrilled to be able to pass the leadership of FSE to the next generation. David… Read more David Lobell appointed new director of FSE
Susan Calandra

Susan Calandra, Stanford's head of finance, to retire

by Kathleen J. Sullivan on July 10, 2018 4:30 pm
After a 25-year career at Stanford, SUSAN CALANDRA, senior associate vice president for finance, will retire later this year. Calandra leads the Financial Management Services organization, which includes the Office of the Treasurer, Procurement, the Controller’s Office, Global Business Services, and Financial Management Consulting and Support. After joining Stanford as associate controller in August 1993,… Read more Susan Calandra, Stanford's head of finance, to retire
MLB draft, Hoerner, Bubic

Five Cardinal selected in the Major League Baseball draft

by Stanford Athletics on June 11, 2018 3:37 pm
Five Cardinal were selected in the 2018 Major League Baseball draft, which was held June 4, 5 and 6. NICO HOERNER, middle infielder for the Cardinal men’s baseball team, was picked 24th overall in the first round by the Chicago Cubs. Hoerner is an American studies major who was an All-Pac-12 selection for the second straight… Read more Five Cardinal selected in the Major League Baseball draft
Bina Pulkit Patel

Bina Pulkit Patel named director of Counseling and Psychological Services

by Elaine Ray on June 10, 2018 11:47 am
BINA PULKIT PATEL, assistant director of clinical services for the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) department at Vaden Health Center, has been named the next director of CAPS. She begins her new role July 16. Patel has served in her current position since 2016, taking a leadership role in the oversight of clinical care and… Read more Bina Pulkit Patel named director of Counseling and Psychological Services

Knight Journalism Fellows announced for 2018-19

by Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford on June 6, 2018 1:29 pm
A diverse group of journalism innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders from around the world will make up the 2018-19 class of JOHN S. KNIGHT (JSK) JOURNALISM FELLOWS at Stanford. “Our next class of fellows includes people leading significant change at every level of journalism, from engaging members of the public through exceptional reporting projects to running… Read more Knight Journalism Fellows announced for 2018-19