Stanford headlines for the week of July 9, 2008

Bicentennial Oak now history, but wood being saved

Stanford signs teacher-training agreement with Chilean university

Bioenergy potential seen in abandoned agricultural land

Energy expertise, $1 million presented for retrofit of county jail

Hong Kong-based Ho Family Foundation gives $5 million to expand, strengthen Stanford Buddhist studies program

Program packages primer on Beijing in time for Games

Shultz on North Korea

Stanford Summer Theater’s 10th season features works by Ireland’s Brian Friel

Translations and Faith Healer cast lists

Stanford Summer Theater Irish film series line-up

Results of research on atomic collisions fly in the face of conventional wisdom

Stanford engineers show nanotube circuits can be made en masse

Education faculty to make articles available to all

Honors & Awards

Geophysicist Simon Klemperer awarded 2008 Cox Medal

Graduates honored with 2008 Firestone, Golden medals, and new Kennedy Prize

Symposium to honor former SLAC Director Jonathan Dorfan

Engineers devise a solution for problem of sorting out different nanotube types

Democracy center reaches worldwide, picks 28 leaders as summer fellows

Telescope sees universe through gamma-ray eyes

Philanthropy, civil society center awards six fellowships

Scientist builds smallest 'Tree' ever

Bio-X researchers take first look at working muscle fiber with needle-thin probe

Taking a page from Facebook: Researchers track brain networks in Alzheimer's

Amid trauma, getting medical relief to Iraq civilians

Researchers find way to predict IVF pregnancy

Researchers get stem cell institute grants for $5.6 million

High school students learn to be summertime scientists in top research labs

Cancer cells revert to normal when signal goes below threshold, study finds

Molecule targets kidney cancer cells

Medical center people

Mitchell named cancer center director

Housing

Gross, Goldsmith win inaugural Stanford Postdoctoral Mentoring Award

All that jazz

Cardinal Chronicle

Campus-wide switch to new e-mail, calendar service begins

Beloved baseball administrative staffer to be honored

Detour