Stanford headlines for the week of November 30, 2005

Conquest receives Medal of Freedom

Henry Taube, recipient of Nobel Prize in chemistry, dead at 89

Two Stanford students selected as Rhodes Scholars

Japanese emperor bestows Medal with Purple Ribbon on Professor Yamamoto

Kennell Jackson, historian of Africa and longtime resident fellow, dead at 64

The Rev. J. Bryan Hehir to deliver Drell Lecture on politics of nonproliferation

Four Stanford students awarded prestigious British scholarships

Effective leaders made, not born, Colin Powell says

Cardinal spirit

Media X launches graduate student fund, seeks proposals

Honors & Awards

Publication anniversary of Leaves of Grass to be commemorated with reading, discussion

Researcher hurt in Stauffer building laboratory explosion

In Print and On the Air

Chinese-American, Caucasian volunteers sought for study

Net Impact 2005: Annual conference focuses on socially responsible business

Making way for the new

Cantor Center’s 'Revolutionary Tides' examines the language of political posters

Discovery of sea squirt gene yields clue to human immune system

Surgeon: Thanks for the award but the OR is calling

5 Questions: Dannenberg on emergency medical services for children

New pediatric emergency facility ready to open this week

Winners of Dean's Spirit Awards give credit to co-workers

Medical Center People

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Ph.D. Orals

Senate to hear report from Commission on Graduate Education

Central offices to close, reduce services during winter break

Cardinal Chronicle

Elliott Field selected as venue for Commencement ceremonies

Service workers' union votes to authorize strike; talks continue