Stanford headlines for October 2014

George Knoles, Stanford professor of history, dies at 107

Stanford's Martin L. Perl, winner of 1995 Nobel Prize for discovery of tau lepton, dead at 87

Hong Kong protests could threaten Communist Party rule in China, Stanford professor says

Stanford economics Professor Emeritus Ronald McKinnon dies at 79

Public policies for addiction, smarter prosthetics and stroke among the Big Ideas tackled by Stanford neuroscientists

Stanford Bright Award recipient encourages merging science and indigenous culture for sustainable environmental protection

Stanford speaker series launched on 'security conundrum'

Two Stanford professors earn National Medal of Science

Stanford scholar warns against corruption in democracy

Memorial service and reception for Henry S. Breitrose scheduled Nov. 18

Participants in women's leadership program at Stanford share their experiences with President Hennessy, other senior officials

Miniature wireless device being developed by Stanford Bio-X team creates better way of studying chronic pain

Education and equality: The 2014 Tanner Lectures at Stanford

Stanford engineer says 'smart grid' needed to shift electrical system to alternative energy

Faculty Senate to discuss student mental health on Thursday

Political animosity exceeds racial hostility, new Stanford research shows

Windhover contemplative center opens Thursday on Stanford campus

Stanford's GCEP awards $10.5 million for research on renewable energy

Nobel Prize for Stanford chemist W.E. Moerner, who brings very small things into focus

2014 Nobel Laureate W.E. Moerner

Stanford releases fiscal year fundraising results

Stanford's 'safety net' helps students in distress

Author Dave Eggers calls for ethical parameters on tech at Stanford event

Stanford trustees visit new art collection, approve construction

Supreme Court urges states to take the lead grappling with same sex marriage, Stanford scholars say

St. Lawrence String Quartet celebrates 25th anniversary season with three world premieres at Stanford's Bing Concert Hall

Stanford scientists create a 'smart' lithium-ion battery that warns of potential fire hazards

Stanford's new player piano collection brings sounds of history to life

Stanford's Meyer Library to be replaced with landscaped open space

Report of the President: Academic Council Professoriate appointments

Decoy drug developed by Stanford Bio-X scientists allows brains of adult mice to form new connections

Stanford engineers develop tiny, sound-powered chip to serve as medical device

Harden McConnell, distinguished chemistry professor at Stanford, dies

Stanford Roundtable 2014 brings climate change to the fore

Learning from 1989: Stanford's Anne Kiremidjian studies the aftermath of earthquakes

Stanford selects first cohort of Distinguished Careers Institute fellows

Stanford engineers build, test earthquake-resistant house

Stanford task force seeks campus input on sexual assault policies and practices

Stanford historian unearths greed-drenched origins of Mexico's groundwater crisis

Stanford scholars see slight shift to GOP in midterm elections

Stanford students create interactive tool that tells the story of global change

Twenty-five years later: The legacy of the Loma Prieta quake at Stanford

Sports talk can help students develop critical thinking skills, says Stanford scholar

Scientific evidence does not support the brain game claims, Stanford scholars say

Stanford alumni arrive Thursday for Reunion Homecoming

Rebellious French cross-dresser played an overlooked role in shaping Oscar Wilde's legacy, Stanford scholar says

Senate to discuss undergraduate education and alternative careers for PhDs

Stanford psychologist explores how meaningfulness cultivates well-being over time

Learning the tricks of the trade

Stanford researchers see trouble ahead for kindergarten students with low self-regulation unless parents and teachers help

Democracy is often misunderstood, with tragic results, says Stanford classicist

Stanford provost announces Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education

Stanford family objects tell the story of tragic loss and a lasting institution

Senate discusses undergrad education, non-academic careers for PhDs

Provost addresses the Stanford community on Ebola

Newly elected president of the Stanford Historical Society talks about the group and its mission

Making educated choices about health care during Open Enrollment at Stanford

Satellite lights study shows sanctions against North Korea create urban-rural divide, Stanford scholar says

Stanford Roundtable panelists discuss how to improve public understanding of climate change

Climate conversation

Girls under stress age more rapidly, new Stanford study reveals

Stanford researcher explores the truths behind myths of ancient Amazons

Stanford Responds to Election Mailer

Stanford system combines software with human intelligence to improve translation

Gandhi's nonviolent approach offers lessons for peace movements, Stanford scholar says

Stanford Libraries unearths the earliest U.S. website

High marks for Stanford in NCAA graduation report

Halloween encourages imagination, re-enchantment with the world, Stanford anthropologist says

Hollyhock Fellowship brings promising educators to Stanford

Treating Ebola patients in Liberia: A Stanford physician's story

British puppetry theater group Blind Summit teaches master class at Stanford