Stanford headlines for October 2010

Scientists use optogenetics to effectively stimulate muscle movement in mice

Center for race and ethnicity announces fellows for 2010-11

Otis Pease, Stanford historian, author and trustee, dies at 85

New back-up child and elder care plan offers safety net to faculty, clinicians

Stanford researcher's online map pinpoints cigarette factories around the world

Sculptor dons waders, climbs into 'The Claw' to tweak its waterworks

Preparations under way for the Red Barn Festival Oct. 10

Get ready to duck, cover and hold during Oct. 7 drill

Faculty Senate to meet on Thursday

Huang Center dedicated, lauded as Stanford's engineering anchor

Waiting for Superman: Don't look for easy answers the film implies, panel of educators says

Stanford's Knight fellows aim to reinvent the news industry

Initial results suggest earthquake drill a success

Faculty Senate focuses on undergraduate admission, financial aid

Stanford's Roundtable to discuss longevity, aging and its impacts on society

Campus office helps students with disabilities realize their full potential

Memorial service set for Stanford lecturer Nelee Langmuir on Tuesday

Pre-major advisers given new tool to help freshmen

Stanford to feature live webcast of Dalai Lama's public events on campus

Report of the President: Academic Council Professoriate Appointments

Why the Dalai Lama comes to Stanford

Need a study break to refresh? Maybe not, say Stanford researchers

'Ethics and War' explores the contradictions of modern conflict

Dalai Lama advocates a secular approach to compassion

Center for teaching excellence focuses on how to better educate children learning English as a second language

Management Science and Engineering Department marks 10th anniversary

Stanford exhibit reveals a photographer's 'intense, passionate' encounter with Vodoun

Who knew water would be a historical 'hot issue?'

Diane Peck to leave Stanford, led university Human Resources for more than seven years

Faculty Senate to meet Thursday

Stanford to feature live webcast of 'Generation Ageless: Longevity and the Boomers'

Stanford to open nation's largest stem cell research building

Campus to welcome alumni back to the Farm this weekend

The Times' fashion critic talks about the business

Google to build and test high-speed network in campus faculty/staff housing subdivision; will present its plan at a campus meeting Nov. 11

Four new Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education announced

Stanford researchers help get your hands on - and in - a Humboldt squid this weekend in Washington, D.C.

The issues are real, and the numbers don't add up: Stanford 2010 Roundtable looks at longevity and the boomers

Q&A: Stanford's Emmerson on Obama's upcoming trip to Asia

Every employee will be affected by changes in health benefits plans on Jan. 1

Stem cell central: The Lorry I. Lokey Building

Stanford study shows getting older leads to emotional stability, happiness

Obesity and hunger: India's dual health burden

Stanford class creates graphic novels, from concept to finished books

Q&A: Stanford's Segura on midterm elections