Stanford headlines for the week of January 17, 2007

Niraj Sheth named Pearl Memorial Journalism Intern

Kailath to get electrical engineering society’s highest award

Stanford physics researchers theorize a new state of matter in semiconductors

Large herbivores can play critical role in maintaining ecosystem health

Dream team

On the golf tee or the pitcher’s mound, brain dooms motion to inconsistency

Herrmann, professor emeritus of mechanical engineering, dies

Isolde Field, longtime staffer, dead at 81

Honors & Awards

School of Earth Sciences outreach program puts children in geologists' shoes

New study questions 'biodiversity hotspot' approach to wildlife conservation

Assisting NASA in biology mission, Stanford helps E. coli visit the final frontier

Pediatric-focused Cyberknife opens at Packard

No proof that growth hormone therapy makes you live longer, study finds

School's faculty senate will hear LKC update

Stanford partners with Swedish brain center

Foundation gives Kim grant for study of carcinoid tumors

Media monitor

Study will test antidepressant that may help smokers quit

Bethard describes her experiences as a chemotherapy patient in journal essay

Bioengineering, developmental biology departments have new leadership

Medical center people


Ph.D. Orals

Update on recommended workplace policy changes now online

New roles for Rabinovitz, Bible; Sullivan joins News Service

Cardinal Chronicle