Stanford headlines for the week of February 16, 2005

Leading French cinema directors to discuss works in film series

Vantage Point: Look to future of women in science and engineering

Global Climate and Energy Project awards $9 million in new research grants

Five professors elected to National Academy of Engineering

Yanofsky named National Medal of Science winner

Sontag 'valentine' incomplete

Ford Foundation clause necessary

Wallenberg initiative to fund Stanford-Swedish collaborations

Honors & Awards

Faculty Senate to hear final report on graduate students

Former Fed chief warns that nation is facing 'huge imbalances and risks'

Bacterium linked to one cancer may deter another

Formation of synapses linked to key proteins

Brain teasers that students can touch

Thursday workshop on faculty mentors

Faculty senate meets this evening

Lecture on sexual health in women

5 Questions: Shafer on new HIV strain

Massachusetts debates stem cells

Universal voluntary HIV screens prolong life without substantial cost increase

Drug prices prompt biochemist's critique of big pharma

Media monitor

Medical center people

Whole Earth Systems symposium celebrates climatologist Stephen Schneider

Stanford alumnus seeks reparations for survivors of deadly 1921 Tulsa race riot

Parents' Weekend expected to draw nearly 3,000 family members Feb. 25-26

New summer fellowship aims to foster, support democracy in transition nations

Greg Boardman named dean of student affairs

Housing

Ph.D. Orals

Staffers develop photo skills through Continuing Studies class

Campus water lines to be flushed clean

Cardinal Chronicle / campus column

Roble Gym showers, lockers to stay open

Campus visitors to receive privacy fliers