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