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Senate hears report on graduate student diversity efforts

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Encouraged by the success of the Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence Doctoral Fellowship Program, Stanford will extend the pilot project for an additional year, Patricia Gumport, vice provost for graduate education, announced at Thursday's Faculty Senate meeting.

Resisting the Nazis with pen, piano and paintbrush

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English Professor Emeritus John Felstiner and his wife, Mary Felstiner, a visiting professor in history, will teach a course in the fall on "creative resistance" during the Holocaust. Their research shows that an explosion of drawings, paintings, music and writing was pervasive all over Europe.

Technique triggers rapid regrowth in damaged bone

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Imagine being able to regrow a broken bone three times more quickly than normal. That’s just what researchers at the Medical School have done in laboratory mice. Jill Helms, professor of surgery, says the strategy has the potential to accelerate and improve tissue healing in a variety of contexts.

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