Stanford headlines for the week of August 4, 2004

Professor Emeritus Abel dies at 83

ESPN tapes special featuring former Olympic champions

Experts discuss environmental sustainability, resource conservation at 'Planet-X' symposium

Ph.D. Orals

In print and on the air

Casanova or caveman: Scientists isolate courtship cells of fly

Ancient Olympic events recreated on campus

Setting the record straight on first Asian lab director

Memorial services set for Robert Buss, former professor

Honors and Awards

Dickson details university's efforts to recruit diverse faculty and graduate students

Burnt biomass causes short-term global cooling, long-term warming

Panel proposed to assess human behavior

Red Barn Festival scheduled for Aug. 21


Gandhi's grandson to speak at public peace symposium

Presidio dig yields new treasures

Experiment gives first direct measure of matter, antimatter

Alumna tapped to coordinate university's strategic academic initiatives

Millions who have osteoporosis remain undiagnosed

Mad cow disease focus of FDA talk

Surgeons hailed as transplant pioneers

Stem cells fill gap left by stroke, researchers find

Sisters breathe in the good life after both receiving double-lung transplants

Media monitor

Medical center people

New view of leukemia cells identifies best treatment options more quickly

5 Questions

Appointment, promotions announced for medical school faculty members

Widespread health hazards posed by low levels of chemicals in environment

Research foundation director and Pfeiffer chair benefactor dies


Stanford Dining director resigns after two years

More information needed on campus workers, committee says

Cardinal Chronicle / weekly campus column

Advisory committee's full report available online