Stanford headlines for the week of October 12, 2005

Conference to explore the social construction of ignorance

Dean Joss envisions larger Business School role in multidisciplinary graduate education

Satellite technology allows scientists to track warm sharks in frigid polar seas

Stanford team's win in robot car race nets $2 million prize

Open Enrollment events

Sudden change in social status triggers genetic response in male fish, study finds

Stanford's HighWire Press releases millionth free journal article

Health insurance rates to increase

Roberts hopes to streamline senate proceedings, striving for debate

Author to discuss book on female orgasm

Institute launched to bring "design thinking" to product creation

Honors & Awards

Hsu tapped for new advising position

Lively Arts 2005-06 season filled with the promise of memorable performances

Gravity Probe-B data collection ends: Was Einstein correct?

In print and on the air

Engineers from Stanford, GM, Bosch team up to make leaner, cleaner engines

$25 million gift endows overseas program, renamed in honor of Bings

Proposals sought for overseas seminars

Faculty Senate to meet for first session of quarter

Opera on atomic bomb focus of panel

All student hourly employees reminded to use online timecards as part of Kronos upgrade

'Knowledge and belief' to be explored

Economic policy research institute takes reins of the program in public policy

Mandatory training for stem cell work

Cohen named to new endowed post

Medical school sets up Office of Community Health

Expensive defibrillators may be worth every penny

Embryonic stem cell lines: Homegrown on the Farm?

One step closer to coaxing blood stem cells to multiply

Medical center people

Brave new brain: Special report on the cutting-edge research in neuroscience

Milan Henzl, developer of medicine for women's health, dies at 77

Three heart disease studies need volunteers

Media monitor

Report of the President to the Board of Trustees


ph.d. orals

Cardinal Chronicle

Offsite service center to begin takeover of staff BenefitSU calls