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Bill Gates pushes students toward philanthropy

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While he's not opposed to drugs that fight baldness, Bill Gates said more brainpower should be directed toward global health crises and broken schools than the cosmetic worries of developed nations. Gates' talk at Memorial Auditorium, was titled "Giving Back: Finding the Best Way to Make a Difference."

Frankenstein returns to life in 'Spark of Being'

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Jazz trumpeter-composer Dave Douglas, backed with his Keystone band, and experimental filmmaker Bill Morrison are teamed as guest artists-in-residence at Lively Arts for the world premiere of commissioned piece 'Spark of Being,' at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 24, in Memorial Auditorium.

Former director of Hopkins Marine Station dead at 84

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John Phillips, a biochemist who ran Hopkins Marine Station from 1965 to 1972 and spent much of his career studying and raising awareness about the issues of marine pollution, died April 5. He is remembered for strengthening undergraduate teaching at the facility during his tenure as director.

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  • A moving experience: Faculty, staff and students are invited to join President John Hennessy for the annual meeting of the Academic Council, Thursday, May 13, from 3:30-5:00 p.m. The meeting will begin in the new John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Building and, after a walking tour along Serra Mall, continue in the new Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center.
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NICHOLAS JENKINS to succeed ANDREA LUNSFORD as director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric . . . Stanford alum RYAN HALL comes in fourth in yesterday's Boston Marathon . . .

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