Stanford headlines for the week of January 12, 2005

University, hospitals report operating surplus of $155 million for fiscal year

Planned soccer fields, housing one step closer to realization

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to give Commencement address

Community conveys sympathy, vows support for tsunami victims

Undergraduate education fundraising campaign hits $1 billion goal early

Bird populations face steep decline in coming decades, study says

Axess security error found, fixed

Campus events, new volume to honor Martin Luther King

Honors & Awards

Professor William C. Lazier dead at 73

Admission offered to 867 early applicants

Geophysicists ponder existence of hotspots, plumes and cracks in tectonic plates

Ads for body scans present misleading information

Welcoming 2005 by giving platelets

Volunteers needed for two studies

Tsunami prompts many at medical center to offer aid

Method to reduce infections from chemotherapy succeeds in mice

Study of owls reveals that early learning leaves lasting changes in brain

Hypnosis eases kids' catheterizations

THE YEAR AHEAD: 2005 forecasts: new cancer therapies, surgical robotics and better sex

NIH/Stanford meeting discusses ethical standards for neuroimaging research

Medical center people

Media monitor

Hillel brings new life to 106-year-old landmark home on Mayfield Avenue

Business School student presumed dead

Students raise funds for tsunami relief

Deals with Google to accelerate library digitization projects for Stanford, others

New year brings Hard Times to readers

Proposed changes to retiree medical benefits explained

In Print and On the Air

Report of the President to the Board of Trustees

Ph.D. Orals

Housing

Winter Quarter tennis lessons available for Stanford community

Cardinal Chronicle / weekly campus column

Maples Pavilion, after the facelift