Category: On the Move

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
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Faculty directors appointed for signature undergraduate programs

by Eric Van Danen on April 10, 2019 2:27 pm
Two signature programs for undergraduate students – Stanford Introductory Studies and the Bing Overseas Studies Program – will welcome new faculty directors in Fall 2019, Harry J. Elam, Jr., vice provost for undergraduate education, has announced. DAN EDELSTEIN, professor of French, will become faculty director of Stanford Introductory Studies, which manages required and elective academic… Read more Faculty directors appointed for signature undergraduate programs
Linda Darling-Hammond

Linda Darling-Hammond named president for California State Board of Education

by Kate Chesley on February 13, 2019 2:32 pm
In his State of the State Address on Tuesday, Feb. 12, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that he was appointing LINDA DARLING-HAMMOND to the position of president for the State Board of Education. Newsom called Darling-Hammond, the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education, Emerita, a “nationally recognized education expert” and said she would work “alongside State… Read more Linda Darling-Hammond named president for California State Board of Education
soccer players

The Cardinal dominated the first round of the National Women's Soccer League Draft

by Stanford Athletics on January 15, 2019 2:47 pm
Three Cardinal were selected in the first seven picks of the 2019 National Women’s Soccer League Draft, including TIERNA DAVIDSON going No. 1 overall to the Chicago Red Stars. Joining Davidson in the first round were JORDAN DIBIASI and TEGAN MCGRADY, who were picked third and seventh, respectively, by the Washington Spirit. They join former… Read more The Cardinal dominated the first round of the National Women's Soccer League Draft