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Rebuilding endowment will take time, says SMC's Powers

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In his first presentation to the Faculty Senate since taking the helm at Stanford Management Company in 2006, John Powers, president and CEO, said rebuilding the endowment will take time. "Going uphill is not as easy as sliding down the hill," he said.

Scholars reflect on 20th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

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The Human Experience, the online publication of the humanities at Stanford, talks to scholars James Sheehan and Amir Eshel about their perspectives on today's 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. For most, the event symbolizes the end of the Cold War, but for Germans, 1989 represents more.

Lively Arts presents The Prokofiev Project Nov. 12-15

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The enigmatic composer/pianist Sergei Prokofiev will be celebrated by Lively Arts with a four-day festival Nov. 12-15. The festival opens Thursday with Interpreting Prokofiev Through Music and Conversation at 7:30 p.m. in Campbell Recital Hall. The Nov. 12 event is free.

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  • This week's Worklife Brown Bags: There are two WorkLife Brown Bag programs scheduled for this week: "Simple Parenting 101" on Tuesday and "Holiday Stress Relief" on Thursday. To reserve your space, call 723-2660 or email
  • There will be blood: Mark your calendars for Tuesday, Nov. 17. That's when we can show our support for the Cardinal by donating at the "Rivals for Life" blood drive at the Arrillaga Center for Sports and Recreation from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. It's a competition with Berkeley, so plan to donate blood and Beat Cal!
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Philosophy Talk, featuring philosophers Ken Taylor and John Perry, celebrates its 200th episode with a top 10 list. Vote for which issues you think philosophers should tackle in the coming years! Read on.

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