Stanford headlines for the week of September 22, 2004

Although hiring freeze has ended, prudence advised

Memorial set for lecturer Kathleen Namphy

University hires two prominent African American studies professors from Harvard

Endowment pool yields strong returns

Stanford abuzz with proud parents, students moving in

Former Help Center chief, ombudsperson Leah Kaplan dies at 83

Text of President Hennessy's Convocation speech

Prepared text of Sung-Woo Cho's speech at Convocation

Be thirsty for knowledge, Hennessy advises new students

Graduate housing gift spurs new plans for southeast side of campus

Mike Jameson, pioneering classicist, dead of cancer at 79

Herbert Solomon, professor emeritus of statistics and department co-founder, dies at 85

Amandalee Barker Knoles, former president of the Faculty Women's Club, dead at 96

Economist, Hoover Fellow Aaron Director dies at 102

Memorial held for lecturer Kathleen Namphy, dead at 69

Yuen named judicial officer

Stanford Engineering hosts 'Power of Play' symposium

Three Stanford researchers win president's early career award

Five poets, five fiction writers tapped as new Stegner Fellows

In Print and On the Air

Grade the News project wins journalism award for excellence

Gravity Probe B mission enters science phase

Media X seeks proposals for emotion detection study

Lapham, Karlan to speak on democracy and dissent at Aurora Forum tonight

Flat rate for U.S. long-distance service replaces per-call fees

2004 Digital Vision Fellows arrive on campus

Hoover Institution announces national, security fellows

Fossils provide proof that global warming affects wildlife evolution

Endowment pool yields strong returns

Meson exhibit results from melding of art and physics

VIPs and media tour drill site along the San Andreas Fault

Mothers benefit from fetuses' cells

Department enrolls its inaugural class

Common test for prostate cancer comes under fire

Discovery of fly 'pancreas' may lead to diabetes cures

Baby's successful heart transplant causes parents to celebrate and to mourn

Scientists finish charting genetic sequence for half of human chromosomes

Brain uses marijuana-like chemicals to calm neurons, researchers find

Rise in children's chronic illnesses pose new policy challenge, says professor

Medical center people

Bruce Stocker, Salmonella expert and longtime professor, passes away

Media monitor


Annual fall cleanup begins Sept. 28

Energy conservation program and penalties now in effect

McCown honored by Palo Alto chamber on Thursday

Sterritt hired to lead Undergraduate Advising Programs

Cardinal Chronicle / weekly campus column

Ways to conserve energy