Stanford headlines for the week of April 5, 2006

2,430 freshman applicants offered admission to Farm

Professors launch major investigation of California school governance, finance

Americans pessimistic about the future health of the environment, survey finds

Movin' out

Former EPA chief to deliver lecture on global warming

Under Dean Pizzo, big changes come to Medical School

Commuter-traffic reductions urgent, especially at day’s end

Zare gets Hughes professorship, $1 million

Outreach effort promotes higher education

Sharon Long announces plan to leave dean's post in 2007

Innovation Journalism event kicks off today with Vint Cerf

Honors & Awards

French film series begins this month

Kavli researchers join supernova search

In Print and On the Air

Alumnus commits $20 million for new Law School building

Professor's quest for quantifiable truth wins him top prize in particle physics

GPS scientists to land in Hall of Fame

Computer Science@40: Faculty, alumni celebrate life-changing advances

Stanford Dining recognized by industry peers for excellence in food service

Weekly seminar series on science, technology, society kicks off April 7

Nominations sought for dean of research, vice provost for graduate education

High school students delivering babies? Welcome to Med School 101

If it worked in Troy, then why not with cancer?

Accreditation review gives high marks to med school

Media monitor

Daughters of Asian-Indian immigrants tend to give birth to smaller babies

Transforming a medical center: Pizzo’s first term ushers in new approaches to research, education

Before the sun rises, Pizzo is on the run


Ph.D. Orals

Cardinal Chronicle

Faculty, staff, emeriti eligible for 50 percent discount on football season tickets

Quake walk