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Abbas Milani: WikiLeaks docs could unite factions in Iran

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Abbas Milani, director of Iranian Studies at Stanford, offers some insight into what effect the WikiLeaks revelations might have in Tehran. The classified cables from U.S. embassies laid bare Arab anger at the Iranian government, including suggestions for military action.

Stanford Literature Lab 'quantifies' the humanities

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"Traditionally, we’ve studied literature piecemeal – one book at a time," says Matthew Jockers, lecturer in English and co-director of the Stanford Literature Lab. "But computation and the digitalization of libraries have now made it possible to study literature as a much larger system."

Senate to discuss PI role for physician-scientists-in-training

At Thursday's meeting, the Faculty Senate will hear a report from Professor Stephen Monismith, chair of the Committee on Research, and Professor Ann Arvin, dean of research, on a proposal to allow clinical fellows and postdoctoral scholars holding MD or MD/PhD degrees in the School of Medicine to serve as principal investigators on externally funded grants.

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  • The Bookstore cow is back!: The Stanford Bookstore cow tradition continues for the twentieth year. During the holiday season, get a free cow with a purchase of $100 or more. Today is the Bookstore's Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day. Enjoy a 20 percent discount on clothing, general books, gifts and clearance items. There will be refreshments and door prizes too. Store hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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