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Research helps overcome barrier for organic electronics

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Electronic devices can't work well unless all of the transistors, or switches, within them allow electrical current to flow easily when they are turned on. A team of engineers has determined why some transistors made of organic crystals don't perform well, yielding ideas about how to make them work better.

Stanford honors its veterans

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From the Great War to current conflicts, members of the Stanford community have answered the call to military service. Many lost their lives. Many others returned to the country they so honorably served. On this Veterans Day 2009, the Stanford community honors them.

Faculty Senate Minutes for Nov. 5 [PDF]

Last week's Faculty Senate meeting included presentations by John Powers, president and chief executive officer of Stanford Management Company, Jack Cleary, associate vice president for land, buildings and real estate, and Joseph Stagner, executive director of the Department of Sustainability and Energy Management.

H1N1 vaccine to be distributed to highest-risk students

Vaden Health Center has received its first 500 doses of H1N1 vaccine that it will distribute Thursday to the highest-risk students and student spouses or domestic partners of students. As more supplies become available, the university will expand the criteria for eligible students and their spouses or domestic partners.

Campus Announcements »

  • The Big Game broadcast set: The Pacific-10 Conference announced Monday that the 112th Big Game between Stanford and Cal set for Nov. 21 at Stanford Stadium will kick off at 4:30 p.m. and will be televised nationally on the Versus network.
  • College Terrace permit parking begins Nov. 16: Beginning on Monday, Nov. 16, weekday parking in the College Terrace neighborhood adjacent to the university will be limited to two hours for vehicles without permits. Residents of the neighborhood will be eligible to apply for permits that give them unlimited access to on-street parking. Those without permits will be able to park there for only two hours between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Learn more.
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EILEEN DONAHOE of CISAC eyed for UN post . . . LINDA DARLING-HAMMOND receives a 2009 Harold W. McGraw Jr. Prize in Education . . .

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