Stanford headlines for May 2012

Walter F. W. Lohnes, Stanford professor emeritus of German Studies, dies at 87

Stanford scholar tracks meditation's migration from ancient Buddhist monasteries to your local yoga class

Use of public and private dollars for scaling up clean energy needs a reality check, say Stanford scholars

Senate considers new breadth requirements

Controversial author Martin Amis coming to Stanford on May 7

Stanford students share the entrepreneurial spirit with women just out of prison

Stanford Athletics Director Bob Bowlsby to depart for Big 12

Six Stanford faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

Despite questions over U.S.-Afghan pact, Stanford professor remains optimistic

Senate conducts Round One of breadth requirement debate

Actress and author Anna Deavere Smith brings 'grace' to Stanford

Inside a mathematical proof lies literature, says Stanford's Reviel Netz

It takes a tribe - of dedicated undergrads - to 'raise' the Stanford Powwow

Support for climate change action drops, Stanford poll finds

Stanford humanities PhD students pitch their talents to high-tech executives

Stanford launches campaign to advance medicine's new era

Stanford study shows no evidence that international health aid is wasted

Michel Boudart, Stanford chemical engineer and expert in catalysis, dies at 87

Report of the president: Academic Council Professoriate appointments

Three exceptional staff members to receive 2012 Amy J. Blue Awards

Stanford psychologist: Achievement goals can be shaped by environment

Amy J. Blue Award winner Steve Papier credits Blue herself for his leadership style

Hold the military accountable, ex-ambassador to Afghanistan tells a Stanford audience

Patrick Dunkley named interim athletic director

Amy J. Blue Award winner Denni Dianne Woodward guided by a warm spirit, dedication to students

Amy J. Blue Award winner Donnovan Yisrael, guiding students to good choices

Hip-hop reigns at Stanford's BlackFest 2012

Hume Writing Center celebrates 10-year anniversary May 16-17

Stanford professor, IT specialist create interactive map of the Roman Empire

Wild blue yonder: Engineers tackle challenges of hypersonic flight

Q&A: Professor David Plank on the budget and California's K-12 education system

The fluid nature of art in Nigeria's Benue River Valley comes alive at Stanford

Senate to continue discussion on undergraduate breadth requirements

Stanford's Eavan Boland defines what it means to be a 'woman poet'

Bay Area Photovoltaic Consortium announces $7.5 million in grants to lower the cost of large-scale solar power

Stanford scientists document fragile land-sea ecological chain

Stanford to feature live webcast of 'TEDxStanford: Illumination' on Saturday

Stanford alumnus Jeffrey Raikes to join university's Board of Trustees

Senate approves Ways of Thinking, Ways of Doing breadth requirement

Tony Blair urges Stanford students to help out in Africa

Stanford scholars examine big money's influence on elections

TEDxStanford 'illuminates' Stanford's intellectual diversity

Planned Parenthood president speaks to Stanford on mobilizing for reproductive health in the 21st century

Cloak and swagger: Engineers use plasmonics to create an invisible photodetector

Stanford Shakespeare Company's Romeo and Juliet brings the feuding families of Verona together for a eulogy

At Stanford, Turkish president says 'this is the age of people's empowerment'

Stanford psychologists examine how race affects juvenile sentencing

Stanford philosopher examines why some things should not be for sale

Richard W. Lyman, Stanford's seventh president, dead at 88

Stanford given approval to improve Arastradero Trail in Los Altos Hills

Stanford psychologists aim to help computers understand you better

'Unzipped' carbon nanotubes could help energize fuel cells and metal-air batteries, Stanford scientists say

Tuna caught off California carry radiation from the Japanese disaster, Stanford scientist finds

Budget to be presented at Faculty Senate meeting

Two more Stanford alumnae awarded 2012 Gates Cambridge Scholarships

PG&E to replace gas pipeline on Stanford campus land