Category: On the Move

Gymnast Tabitha Yim returns to Stanford as assistant coach

by Kate Chesley on July 8, 2010 4:00 am
TABITHA YIM, the most decorated gymnast in Stanford history, will return to the Farm as an assistant coach, according to head coach KRISTEN SMYTH. Smyth said, “Tab is going to be a great addition to our staff, and I am thrilled to have her back working with our program. Tab was an outstanding leader and… Read more Gymnast Tabitha Yim returns to Stanford as assistant coach

Paul Khavari named next chair of dermatology

by Elaine Ray on June 30, 2010 4:00 am
PAUL KHAVARI, currently the Carl J. Herzog Professor of Dermatology and chief of the dermatology service at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, will become the chair of the Department of Dermatology at Stanford, effective July 1, succeeding AL LANE, who has served as chair of the department for the past 14 years. Medical… Read more Paul Khavari named next chair of dermatology

Zachary Baker named to collection development post

by Elaine Ray on June 29, 2010 4:00 am
ZACHARY BAKER has been appointed to the position of assistant university librarian for collection development (humanities and social sciences) at Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR), effective July 1. Baker, currently the Reinhard Family Curator of Judaica and Hebraica Collections, will have a primary role in shaping the way Stanford acquires books and… Read more Zachary Baker named to collection development post

Anne Hannigan retiring as associate vice president

by Kate Chesley on June 21, 2010 4:00 am
ANNE HANNIGAN, associate vice president for research administration, is retiring after 28 years at Stanford. Hannigan served in leadership roles in three schools and in the university’s central administration. Beginning Aug. 1, Hannigan will work half time until the selection of her successor. RANDY LIVINGSTON, vice president for business affairs and chief financial officer, said… Read more Anne Hannigan retiring as associate vice president

Friends, family and colleagues honor Pat Jones

by Kate Chesley on June 3, 2010 4:00 am
Friends, family and colleagues gathered this week to celebrate the accomplishments of PAT JONES, outgoing vice provost for faculty development. Jones, the Dr. Nancy Chang Professor in the Department of Biology, is returning to teaching and research after 11 years as a vice provost. Jones joined the faculty in 1978. During her career at Stanford,… Read more Friends, family and colleagues honor Pat Jones

'I'm moving to Knight'

by Elaine Ray on June 1, 2010 4:00 am
As the Knight Management Center at the Graduate School of Business takes shape along Serra Street, GSB staff members celebrated with “I’m moving to Knight” T-shirts at the school’s communications meeting May 26. Partial move-in will take place in December, with completion in March 2011. The collection of eight buildings around three quads will provide… Read more 'I'm moving to Knight'

Bike to Work Day tally - 1,324

by Elaine Ray on May 17, 2010 4:00 am
According to Stanford’s Bicycle Program Coordinator ARIADNE SCOTT, 1,324 bicyclists breezed by or checked in at one of the campus energizer stations on Bike to Work Day, Thursday, May 13 – a 50 percent increase in riders compared to 2009. There were nine energizer stations, including one at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. As of Friday… Read more Bike to Work Day tally - 1,324

The Goat Project returns May 11

by Elaine Ray on May 10, 2010 4:00 am
The Stanford Goat Project, which is raising awareness and funds to purchase dairy goats for families in rural Africa, will return to White Plaza Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year, they’ll also be using money they raise to purchase chickens and affordable water pumps. Tickets are $5 to enter a chicken or… Read more The Goat Project returns May 11

Stanford's director of admission leaving for the Big Apple

by Kathleen Sullivan on May 6, 2010 4:00 am
After helping shepherd four undergraduate classes – from the Class of 2011 to the Class of 2014 – into Stanford, Shawn Abbott, director of  admission, will be leaving the Farm to become assistant vice president for undergraduate admissions at New York University. “It will give me an opportunity to be a major university’s chief admission… Read more Stanford's director of admission leaving for the Big Apple

He's got the PWR

by Elaine Ray on April 20, 2010 4:00 am
NICHOLAS JENKINS, associate professor of English, will be the new director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR). “He succeeds ANDREA LUNSFORD, who has built and passionately nurtured the program since 2000,” JOHN BRAVMAN, vice provost for undergraduate education, wrote in an email announcement last week. Lunsford will remain at Stanford as the Louise… Read more He's got the PWR