Stanford headlines for the week of July 13, 2005

When gene 'switched' on, female flies exhibit male behavior

Researchers envision a hydrogen economy, fueled by wind and new technology

William Kimball, former trustee and philanthropist, dies at 86

Yale University's Richard Shaw hired as new dean of admission and financial aid

'Integration of Earth science with computer science' to be focus of collaborative center

Student car racers enter North American Solar Challenge

Commuter-traffic reductions sought during peak hours

Scientists make landmark observations about weak force

Honors & Awards

Computer scientists focus on developing programs that can learn game rules

Medieval manuscripts to hit Internet

In Print and On the Air

First annual Risser Prize for Environmental Journalism awarded

TV in bedrooms linked to lower test scores

Antidepressants may help to prevent heart attacks

Blood bank issues emergency appeal

Symposium on deep brain stimulation

After weeks of waiting, baby gets heart

Weight-loss surgery lowers heart disease risk much more than expected

Even on cool days, sunshine can make parked cars fatally hot, study warns

Children's hospital ranked in top 10

Study aims to discover what makes neighborhoods healthy for residents

No bias in doctor's office, study finds

Media monitor

Medical center people

Kids' Day at the Clark Center

Older stem cells less likely to prevent leukemia, infections

New name for stem cell institute reflects broadened scope

Racing Team's enhanced Touareg makes it to semifinals of robotic car race

Embracing the 'Pinteresque,' Stanford Summer Theater kicks off campus festival

Cyber-pioneer Vint Cerf to headline July 28 forum on the future of Internet

Pomp & circumstance

17 faculty get environmental grants

A range of alternative transportation programs available to university employees

Faculty Senate minutes - June 9, 2005 meeting

Michael Tomz awarded Cox Medal

Graduating students recognized for honor projects with Golden, Firestone medals

Memorial Resolution: Dennis A. Powers

Memorial Resolution: Joel Henry Ferziger

Memorial Resolution: James N. Rosse

News-maker week

Ph.D. Orals


Administrative Associates Development Program being designed

Cardinal Chronicle

Arrillaga Family Recreation Center set to open in two months