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The's new home is designed for redesign

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After four moves in five years, the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, better known as the, finally has a home in the newly renovated Building 550, which brings together the and the Mechanical Engineering Department's Design Group. An official opening is scheduled for May 7.

'Memory Forward' is theme for 2010–11 Lively Arts season

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The 2010–11 Lively Arts season will feature butoh dance company Sankai Juku (left), pianist Emanuel Ax, violinist Midori with pianist Robert McDonal, Mingus Dynasty, Toshi Reagon and BIGLovely, hip-hop company Rennie Harris Puremovement, new works by sound sculptor Trimpin and more.

BeWell@Stanford: The restorative power of nature

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Simple as it sounds, being in contact with nature, even in small ways, can take you a step away from your daily grind and lead you to feel more positive and calm. Katie Curhan, a postdoctoral scholar in psychology, explains the science behind nature's restorative power.

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  • Faculty Senate meets tomorrow: The speakers include Provost John Etchemendy, who will give a report on the university's faculty retirement incentive program, and Patricia Gumport, vice provost for graduate education. The senate also will consider a motion to revise its charter to grant nonvoting ex officio membership to the university's executive cabinet. Read more.
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