Stanford headlines for the week of January 16, 2008

$25 million Packard Foundation grant establishes Center for Ocean Solutions

Stanford poverty center launches new magazine that focuses on policy debates

Martin Luther King Day celebrated with new encyclopedia, guest speaker, events

Professor wins Academy Award for cyber-fluids

Price changes way people experience wine, study finds

Sam Karlin, mathematician who improved DNA analysis, dies

Longtime campus resident, community activist dead at 98

Memorial for Harold Leavitt set for Feb. 14

Community invited to attend forum on Stanford athletics

New emergency notification system to send blanket voice, e-mail, text messages

Relatively few charity dollars go to neediest, study finds

Memorial for Cornell Feb. 15

Honors & Awards

Series features films, talks exploring the ethics of food and the environment

Vaughn C. Williams is elected trustee

Packard Children's posts performance data on Web site

Listening to the heart of a woman reveals new data

Center of Excellence wins grant to help students

Agreement signed to launch Taiwan program

Kids raise real money to help hospital emergency care

Quick study: Weight-loss surgery has increased in adolescents, who have often turned to non-pediatric institutions

Media monitor

Medical center people

The drummer's beat

Beckman symposium on cancer stem cells

Faculty Senate to meet today

Ph.D. Orals

Housing

Cardinal Chronicle

Journalism credentials earn close colleagues dual distinction

Zuancho in Kyoto