Stanford headlines for August 2010

With sirens in place, AlertSU looks to integrate social media

New solar energy conversion process discovered by Stanford engineers could revamp solar power production

Stanford Management Company appoints Ken Frier chief investment officer

Bill Lane, Stanford benefactor and Sunset publisher, dead at 90

Carnivorous mice spread deadly plague in prairie dog towns, Stanford study finds

New state surveys affirm Americans' belief in global warming

Stanford Conferences welcomes 16,000 summer guests

A few moments with Taylor Eigsti at his piano

Machinists restoring White Memorial Fountain, aka The Claw, develop an affinity for the campus icon

Stanford, Department of Energy sign new lease for SLAC

iPads to be distributed to incoming class by Stanford medical school

Student tour guide, walking backward in sneakers, shows off the 'splendor' of Stanford

Grammy winner Victor Wooten to teach freshmen how to rock out together

Bay Area science teachers put on lab coats and go to work at Stanford

It's time to buy new campus parking permits or enroll in the Commute Club

Deborah Stipek to conclude tenure as School of Education dean in summer 2011

MRI scans show brain's response to actions of others in Stanford study

Techie Festival boots up next week

Stanford legend Robert Conquest: new books at 93 for the historian and poet

Bob Patterson named associate dean, director of admission

Graduate student uncovers Hopkins' immigrant history

Board of Trustees welcomes two new members who bring 'wisdom and expertise'

Nelee Langmuir, French Holocaust survivor and influential Stanford teacher, dies at 78

Slideshow: Summertime at Stanford

Stanford researchers tapped to help make rules for commercial space travel

The strange case of solar flares and radioactive elements

DNA puts Stanford chemists on scent of better artificial nose

Secrets of the gecko foot help robot climb

Saroyan Prize awards authors Galchen and Himelstein

10 years after new plan, Dish now attracts 500,000 visitors annually

GCEP awards $7.5 million for energy research programs

Stanford preparing for Dalai Lama's October visit

Children raised by gay couples show good progress through school

High-speed filter uses electrified nanostructures to purify water at low cost