Stanford headlines for the week of July 23, 2008

Annual public meeting on health and safety scheduled for July 22

Leatherback turtles’ route may offer roadmap to salvation

New round of environmental projects focuses on ocean, freshwater sustainability

Development vs. paradise lost: assessing the costs

New life given to ancient Egyptian texts stored at Stanford for decades

Honors & Awards

Comings and Goings

Publications, commercial spot win awards for excellence

Decision Support Services renamed

Partnership with veterans facility puts former soldiers on the road to recovery

No frontrunner among ideas for new SLAC name

Musical journey

Plants can be factories making vaccine to treat cancer

Stalking the netherworld of sleep

Café program presents talk on blood-donor rule

Annual bipolar education day to update community

Birthday celebration planned for William Dement

Dark-skinned mice lead researchers to protein linked to bone marrow failure

Tying up loose ends of the human genome: A team boosts gene-probe efficiency

Presti named to endowed professorship in urology

Medical center people

Housing

Ph.D. Orals

Cardinal Chronicle

Staff salary program for fiscal year ’09 announced

Survey affirms Stanford’s reputation as a great place to work

Scott rolls back to campus with a passion for cycling, a safety plan for the future