Stanford headlines for the week of May 31, 2006

Working together for the community

Arrillaga gives $100 million to Stanford in largest single gift ever from individual

Campus officials discuss emergency response tactics for flu pandemic

Professor aids China’s nascent anti-smoking efforts

Professor Gilbert Sorrentino, avant-garde novelist, dead at 77

Stephen Hinton named senior associate dean for humanities

Faculty Senate to hear report on 2006-07 budget, degree in human genetics

Honors & Awards

Feeling the beat: Symposium explores the therapeutic effects of rhythmic music

Springular sensation

Scientists identify 'finger' that triggers tumor suppression

In Print and On the Air

Senior wins two-year Merage fellowship

Study: Immigration patterns change church communities

Ten honored with 2006 Gores, Dinkelspiel, Cuthbertson awards

Newsstand: Stanford Business

Ssssay doctor, what’s up with ssssssnakes?

Symposium on behavioral genetics

Talk will shed light on medical imaging

RNAi gene therapy: Two steps forward, one step back

Doctors miss signs of anxiety, depression in low-income Latino children

A celebration of transplants

Media monitor

Advocates for stem cell research to gather at Stanford for national summit

Quick study: One on breast cancer and MRIs, another on cholesterol and tumors


Medical center people


Ph.D. Orals

Vantage Point: Compensation and benefits programs attract and retain staff

Progress report on workplace-policy recommendations issued

Cardinal Chronicle

University telephone service restored