Stanford headlines for the week of May 28, 2008

Multicultural Springfest is a hit with Stanford staffers

Scholar explores mystery of the ‘music-evoked frisson’

Stanford project promises more accurate measure of poverty in U.S.

Faculty Senate, Steering Committee to meet Thursday

Douglas Skoog, analytical chemist, textbook author, dies at 89

Smoking-related ills take big toll on the poor, targeted by marketers

New grants awarded to fund innovative ways of integrating arts into teaching

Faculty projects in humanities win presidential grants

Hughes institute picks four on faculty

Water quality data and water quality report for 2007

When we allow cars to compete with people for food

Honors & Awards

Program examines how to feed world without wrecking it

Carbon nanoribbons hold out possibility of smaller, speedier computer chips

Summer registration open for Stanford Continuing Studies

This diplomat negotiates tensions with deft touch

Survey takes health snapshot of nail salon workers

Expert to talk on how insomnia haunts people

Blood center launches 'Grateful Life' blood drive

5 Questions: Hodes on the struggles of being a doctor in Ethiopia

Harry Buncke, microsurgery pioneer who trained many, dies at 85

Medical center people

Bedside to bench, new program helps MDs earn PhDs

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Ph.D. Orals

Students’ prototype counters quiet creep of hybrid cars

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