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TEDxStanford presentations take audience 'above and beyond'

From tackling global warming to the art of saying goodbye, the third annual TEDxStanford conference on Saturday was a smorgasbord of food for thought.  Slideshow

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Stanford classicist reveals the positive side of war

Despite its horrors, war has made our world less violent, finds Ian Morris, a Stanford professor of classics and of history.

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Stanford scholars work to 'remake' Appalachia's polluted waterways

Visible results of watershed restoration efforts inspire citizen action in one of the country's most environmentally damaged regions.

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Stanford to divest from coal companies

Acting on a recommendation of Stanford's Advisory Panel on Investment Responsibility and Licensing, the Board of Trustees announced that Stanford will not make direct investments in coal mining companies.