Stanford headlines for the week of September 28, 2005

Discussion to mark 50th anniversary of Shockley Semiconductor Lab

Incoming students get big welcome (and a thunderstorm)

Psst, you’re a genius -- don’t tell anybody yet: Harbury named MacArthur Fellow

Embrace your opportunities, Hennessy tells Class of 2009 in welcome remarks

Campus hurricane response update

Ants, not evil spirits, create poisonous devil’s gardens in the Amazon rainforest

New spin on semiconductors: 'Orbitronics' advances silicon-based computing

First of two alignments for recreational trails approved by county

Following creative paths both 'circuitous and serendipitous'

David Kennedy wins Hoagland Prize for Undergraduate Teaching

Honors & Awards

Munger project construction likely for January, provost says

Areas of brain linked to risky, risk-averse financial choices, researchers find

High school students join Stanford, others to launch worms into space

Undergraduates contribute to national journal on Mark Twain

New center will work to enhance global positioning technology

In Print and On the Air

Stöhr appointed to direct synchrotron radiation laboratory

Center for International Security and Cooperation welcomes new science fellows

2005-06 National Fellows, Security Affairs Fellows named at Hoover Institution

Interactive online books now available through TechPort

Nominations sought for Marsh award

Provost reminds staff, faculty to take harassment training

'3 Books': Distinguished authors talk about what the writing process can reveal

Deadline nears for $1,000 staff prize

Expanded office for cancer clinical trials

New drug found to be effective for rheumatoid arthritis

Test could offer improved way to help assess risk of breast cancer recurrence

The four the merrier: It's quadruplets

Kirkegaard to become new chair of microbiology and immunology

Medical center people

5 Questions: Scandling on Stanford's top-ranked kidney transplantation program

Technique offers hope for gene therapy

Grant awarded to study how youths find, develop purpose

Sulfurous shipwreck

Housing

Russia must accept that Latvia is a sovereign nation, foreign minister says

New procurement card system set to debut

IT manager, minority staff advocate bids farewell after 36 years

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