Stanford headlines for the week of September 26, 2007

Class of 2011 arrives at Stanford

As assistant vice president for arts, Kären Nagy to focus on advancing initiative

Hennessy to new students: 'Experiment and take intellectual risks'

Student Housing giveaway turns students on to more energy-efficient lighting

Arriving on campus, new students get boisterous welcome

Stanford professor shows how avatars mimic behavior

Physicist, SLAC founding director Wolfgang Panofsky is dead at 88

Two scholars win $2.5 million awards from the National Institutes of Health

Entrepreneurship is vital to India’s prosperity, ex-president says

'Drowning out unpopular' perspectives at Stanford is counterproductive

Hoover’s appointment of Rumsfeld ‘sad, ridiculous and contemptible’

Experimental evidence buoys potential of circuit-design theory

Honors & Awards

Chemistry Department hopes curriculum changes will boost number of majors

Results of course evaluations on view

Historic archive of recordings acquired

Grand opening

Science-outreach office showed students, teachers ‘cool’ research this summer

Crowds captures a book award

Novel engineering major to prepare students to tackle climate change, pollution

Fairchild Semiconductor turns 50

Race and ethnic studies fellows named

Aging authors, eager freshmen connect over literature at ‘Three Books’ event

Less than one-third of women are aware of landmark hormone therapy study

Former faculty entrepreneur sticks to his promise

Memorial service to be held for Paffenbarger

India's former president thanks Stanford for help

New technique permits rapid prenatal test for Down syndrome, other conditions

Twins prepare for separation surgery at Packard Children's

Chien named to Avery endowed professorship

Use caution when considering hormone therapy, Stanford WHI expert says

Two professors win $2.5 million Pioneer Awards

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Medical center people


Ph.D. Orals

Faculty urged to nominate outstanding research staff for Marsh O’Neill Award

Semlab works as a more flexible, collaborative research space

Locations where Serra complex offices will move announced

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