Stanford headlines for the week of February 15, 2006

University fields record number of applications

Three scholars elected to National Academy of Engineering

Kenneth Arrow receives the National Medal of Science

$30 million gift jump starts effort for environment

Study: Side effect warnings may deter prescription compliance

Honors & Awards

Newsweek bureau chief named winner of journalism award

Health center staffer Carole Pertofsky has a message: 'Lighten up!'

Ethics@Noon explores movement of gay rights into national consciousness

Outgoing NASA Ames center director Hubbard accepts visiting scholar post

Biases must be tackled to achieve gender equity in mathematics, scholars argue

United States must innovate or abdicate, leaders warn

Medical school takes step to cultivate future leaders in medicine

Farmworkers' dilemma: Not eating what they grow

Pump sustains boy for 234 days until heart arrives

Senate to meet today

Tiny stature + big heart + Packard Children's experts = an astounding birth

Medical Center People

The Shumway legacy: Stanford physician revolutionized cardiothoracic surgery

The Shumway legacy: Colleagues' remembrances

The Shumway legacy: When the whole world was watching Stanford Hospital

The Shumway legacy: Milestones in the surgeon’s career at Stanford

Faculty Senate minutes - February 9, 2006 meeting

Memorial Resolution: Rodney R. Beard

Memorial Resolution: Bruce A.D. Stocker, M.D

Memorial Resolution: Henry Taube

Report of the President to the Board of Trustees

Ph.D. Orals


Workshop to focus on Excel tools for science, engineering

Employees considering retirement urged to attend workshops

Flushing of water systems to begin soon

Cardinal Chronicle

New software system for research administration considered