Stanford headlines for the week of March 1, 2006

Meet the parents

Big gamma-ray flare from star disturbs Earth's ionosphere

Historian situates 'back-to-Africa' movements in broad context

Children in 19th-century art reflect nation's fears, dreams

Annamaria Napolitano, longtime lecturer in Italian, dies at 68

Paul V. Roberts, engineer and environmentalist, dies at 67

World faces challenge as technologies lengthen life expectancies, biologist says

'History tells us that it's possible to change society,' Albert Camarillo says

In Print and On the Air

Vantage Point: Gender equity in sports -- more candid dialogue needed

Medical School Dean Pizzo re-appointed to five-year term

New Yorker architecture critic to give talk

Marine scientist honored for lifetime achievement

Man's best friend? New take on infection-causing bugs

Unconscious bias hinders achieving faculty diversity

Neuroscientists get Alzheimer's grants

Hughes Institute backs MS program

Hey, kid, you don't look so good

CBS's '60 Minutes' spotlights stem cell work

National Cancer Institute funds new nanotechnology center

John McNeal, expert on prostate structure, dies at 75

Blauwet to champion sports for disabled in global campaign

Medical Center People

Cornfield and Weinberg awarded Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professorships

Media Monitor

Ph.D. Orals

Housing

Cardinal Chronicle

Staff to get 'release time' for new community-service day

Creators of specialized vehicles honored by Palo Alto officials