Stanford headlines for the week of March 4, 2009

Some building projects move forward

Athletics announces reductions in staff

Reunited at Parents' Weekend

Backing Obama gives some voters license to favor whites over blacks, study shows

Fermi telescope captures gamma-ray burst

Powell: 'We are still the nation people look to'

Stanford researcher uses cell phones to make music

Students, alumna awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Honors & Awards

Senate will convene Thursday

Inventive students focus on bike safety

Tools for battling climate change

Thinking Twice: Terror

New 'bioscaffold' technique may help stem cells build solid organs

To be or to be something different? Key proteins guide stem cell's fate

Medical school 'orphans' need identification

Clinical study recruiting both typically-developing and autistic youngsters

Quick Study: Sex, women and the brain

Should healthy people take drugs to think better?

AIDS more than a virus? Global health expert Peter Piot will discuss what drives epidemic during March 11 visit

Packard Children's Hospital develops device to extend infants' lower jaws

Medical center people

Housing

Ph.D. Orals

Nomination period for Amy Blue Awards ends March 23

Composer brings inventive show to Stanford

Cardinal Chronicle

Meet five extraordinary Stanford scholarship recipients