Stanford headlines for the week of February 27, 2008

Oprah Winfrey to deliver 2008 Commencement address

Berman proposes agenda for change in the liberal arts

English learners in housing and dining now being taught basic computer skills

Events celebrating life, work of computer science professor scheduled on Friday, Saturday

Stanford physicist leads group in calling for nuclear detectives

Honors & Awards

Bill Gates picks Stanford to launch college tour, software giveaway for students

Trustees take action on plans for buildings, campus center

Senate OKs proposal to allow experimentation with IHUM

Former president of Mexico to give public lecture March 5

Symposium marks opening of new green building

This club allows competitors to be comrades, cautiously

Human family tree drawn by gene sequencing effort

Leibel memorial service to take place March 19

Free hep B test, low-cost vaccination offered in SJ

Media monitor

Vantage Point: Standing tall on a Segway, doc rides into challenge

Symposium to help faculty balancing act

Quick study: Pediatric resident depression associated with medical errors

To save or savor? Overfishing leads to precarious status of Atlantic bluefin tuna

Network for engineering students retooled to turn good ideas into real products

Global Climate and Energy Project celebrates fifth anniversary

Proposals sought for education projects using high technology

Nominations sought for university awards; April 4 is deadline

Nominees sought for medal honoring direction of research

Newsstand

Faculty Senate minutes - February 21, 2008 meeting

Housing

Ph.D. Orals

Alumni-nominated trustees Blum, Boozer, Choo, Simmons to complete terms this week

Zoned flushing of campus water system begins

Comings & Goings

Cardinal Chronicle