Stanford headlines for the week of March 22, 2006

18 environmental researchers named 2006 Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellows

Library acquires Tel Aviv collection

New system accounts for uncertainty of data and sourcing

Bioengineering professor hopes to mimic the brain on a chip

Annual Humanities Center Book Celebration fetes, roasts authors and musicians

Hennessy joins George Lucas, Robert Birgeneau in receiving award

Institute to study politics, poverty

Nobel laureate James Cronin to give lecture on cosmic rays

Founders' Celebration set for April 10

Honors & Awards

Comings & Goings

U. S. Commerce Secretary pushes Competitiveness Initiative

Fred Kavli Building opens to explore challenges in astrophysics and cosmology

Alan Bersin to discuss obstacles to high school reform, prospects for change

In Print and On the Air

Justice past and present

Volunteers needed for panic study

Foundation leader opts to step down

And the envelope, please: Imagine the Academy Awards for medical students

Human research protection program wins accrediting group's highest rating

Alzheimer's study needs volunteers

Diagnosing kids at risk of blindness: Instead of logging miles, doctor logs on

Bednarski, pioneer of new cancer therapies, dies at 47

A farewell, with sadness and laughter, to a legend in medicine

Medical center people


Ph.D. Orals

Life sciences may be key to high-tech breakthroughs, venture capitalist says

New Yorker writer Trillin brings light touch to weighty subjects

Cardinal Chronicle