Category: On the Move

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
basketball player

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
Adrian Daub

Daub named director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research

by Cynthia Newberry on June 19, 2019 2:42 pm
ADRIAN DAUB, professor of comparative literature and German studies in the School of Humanities and Sciences, has been named director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research and will begin his term as the Barbara D. Finberg Director on Sept. 1. Daub, the Marta Sutton Weeks Faculty Scholar in the Humanities, returns to the Clayman… Read more Daub named director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research
Pascaline Dupas

Economist Pascaline Dupas named director of the Stanford King Center on Global Development

by King Center on Global Development on June 7, 2019 3:20 pm
PASCALINE DUPAS, a development economist whose scholarship focuses on policies aimed at reducing global poverty, has been named director of the Stanford King Center on Global Development. She succeeds GRANT MILLER, professor of medicine, who will be stepping down as director this summer. Dupas, a professor of economics and a senior fellow at the Stanford… Read more Economist Pascaline Dupas named director of the Stanford King Center on Global Development
Jeff Wachtel

Long-time staff member Jeff Wachtel to retire

by Kathleen Sullivan on May 21, 2019 2:29 pm
After working at Stanford for nearly 35  years, JEFF WACHTEL, executive director of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, has announced plans to retire at the end of August. Wachtel, who served as senior assistant to President John Hennessy from 2000 to 2016, helped Hennessy establish the program, which provides full scholarships for graduate study at Stanford.… Read more Long-time staff member Jeff Wachtel to retire
Bobby Okereke

Twelve Cardinal football players earn NFL opportunities

by Stanford Athletics on April 29, 2019 3:19 pm
Twelve Cardinal football players earned opportunities in the National Football League (NFL) over the weekend. Five Cardinal were drafted during the three-day NFL Draft , while five more signed as undrafted free agents following the draft and two received rookie mini-camp invites. JJ ARCEGA WHITESIDE was selected in the second round with the 57th overall… Read more Twelve Cardinal football players earn NFL opportunities