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H1N1 vaccine expected; cases appear to have been declining

The university has not yet received any of its requested allotment of H1N1 vaccine for students and employees, except for a very small amount designated for healthcare workers and emergency personnel. In the meantime, the cases of H1N1 influenza among students appear to have been declining from a higher level two weeks ago.

Visits by canine therapists lift patient spirits at Hospital

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As Rita moves confidently through the hallways of Stanford Hospital, her official badge swings back and forth with each step. There's no MD after her name, but her skills as a healer could justify it. When Rita pays a visit to a patient, the atmosphere instantly brightens. Find out why.

'Frank Lobdell Figure Drawings' opens at Cantor next week

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The Cantor Arts Center opens "Frank Lobdell Figure Drawings" on Nov. 11. It's an exhibition of about 60 figure drawings in ink, pencil, crayon and wash. Curator Hilarie Faberman says Lobdell used to hold weekly figure-drawing sessions with Richard Diebenkorn, Elmer Bischoff and David Park.

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  • Provost John Etchemendy on Facebook: In part three of his three-part Stanford Open Office Hours, Provost John Etchemendy answers questions about tuition, the number of admitted undergraduates and study abroad programs. Listen in.
  • Big weekend for Cardinal sports: It's another big weekend for Cardinal athletics. Among the sports competing on campus are men's basketball, wrestling, field hockey, football, women's basketball, softball and women's soccer. In fact, the No. 1-ranked women's soccer team will attempt to complete the first perfect regular season in school history and win the Pacific-10 Conference title outright when it takes on Cal on Sunday at 1 p.m.
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The BaBar Collaboration at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory recently celebrated its 400th scientific publication, averaging one publication per week, every week, for nearly nine years straight. What is BaBar, you ask? Read on.

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