Stanford headlines for the week of August 18, 2004

In newly unearthed recordings, MLK credits blacks for helping to elect John Kennedy


Task force tackles role of particle physics in universe

Honors and Awards

Sheila Weber, lecturer in acting for Drama Department, dies at 78

New CISAC fellows to pursue broader homeland security strategies

Registration begins next week for Continuing Studies

Climate change could have drastic impact on California

Blackhawk transforms Roble Field into landing pad

In Print and On the Air

Times best-seller list helps unknown authors most, study says

Researcher disputes notion you have only once chance to make a good impression

ITSS expert discusses computer security, how to protect machines against hackers

Why your appendectomy (or colonoscopy) costs more than mine

Wellspring of leukemia cells identified by researchers

Nicotine patch helps teens snuff out cigarette use

Thorburn races today in Olympics

Need some info? Take a walking tour

When Koko the gorilla needs a checkup, Stanford docs swing into action

Portions of brain are smaller in children born prematurely

Medical center people

Volunteers needed

East meets West as hospitals offer inpatients the healing power of acupuncture

Findings help untangle mysteries surrounding common, deadly birth defect

Latest faculty promotions announced

Veteran radiology staff member dies

Media monitor

Ph.D. Orals


Award-winning film on environmental artist to be shown at Cantor Arts Center

Web page to help with installation of WIndows anti-hacker security patch

Cardinal Chronicle / weekly campus column

Prices for parking permits to increase; new free bus for East Bay commuters