Stanford headlines for the week of May 9, 2007

Exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke in outdoor settings a risk, study shows

Five professors among new members elected to National Academy of Sciences

Professor Emeritus Wendell Cole, theater set designer, dies

Stanford scholars elected to American arts, sciences academy

Scholar asserts 'cracks in French universalism' seen in headscarf ban

Cardinal is the new green: Campus moves aggressively for sustainability

Honors & Awards

Stressed-out students session to feature psychologist-writers

Registrar Roger Printup gets top student affairs award honoring dedication, integrity

Conference to focus on international murders and disappearances of women

Event to look at rhythmic music, brain

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'You'll face choices that test your nerve,' professor tells Law School graduates

Former Peru president to be visiting lecturer

Four dedicated employees honored with university's highest staff award

Halaas honored for ushering a hodgepodge of sites into the Web 2.0 generation

Audrene Hill-Henson brings custodial touch to the stage for Amy Blue ceremony

Analyst Kristin Miscavage's roots on the Farm run deeper than the analog days

Biology professors rely on Lisa Pereira to be their administrative backbone

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Stanford researchers find immune defect in melanoma patients

Making the case for science funding

Slightly early birth may still spell trouble later in school, study finds

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Gender, ethnic differences in eating disorder symptoms may hamper diagnosis, say Packard/Stanford researchers

Quick study: Proteins flip the switch on cells

Mothers, daughters needed for study of preventing panic disorder in offspring

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Faculty Senate minutes - May 3, 2007 meeting


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Cardinal Chronicle

Climate change a threat to Indonesian agriculture, study says

Investment responsibility panel invites community to review principles and policies online