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Independent institutes featured at Faculty Senate meeting

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The directors of the Freeman Spogli Institute, the Woods Institute for the Environment, the Precourt Institute for Energy and Bio-X NeuroVentures joined Dean of Research Ann Arvin for a presentation to the Faculty Senate.

Extreme jets take new shape, according to Kavli study

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Jets of particles streaming from black holes in far-away galaxies operate differently than previously thought, according to a study published in Nature and led by scientists at the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology. The study included data from more than 20 telescopes.

Exhibit aided by Winterer links ancient Rome and America

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How does ancient Rome speak to the American republic? An exhibition opening today at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia explores the links between ancient Rome and America — with help from Caroline Winterer, associate professor of history.

Group raising funds for visiting researcher Yichao Wang

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Campus and community groups are raising funds for medical care and family expenses for Yichao Wang, a visiting graduate researcher who suffered critical brain injuries after a bicycle collision with a car on campus Feb. 3. He remains in a coma at Stanford Hospital with his family by his side.

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  • IT Open House is next week: Mark your calendars! The annual IT Open House is next week on Tuesday, Feb. 23, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Arrillaga Alumni Center. The theme is "Improving Efficiencies with IT." The open house will feature ways to leverage information technology to be more efficient in these lean times.
  • Goodbye to women's basketball seniors: On Saturday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m., join women's basketball for senior night when the Cardinal takes on Oregon State. And stop by Sunken Diamond and the Smith Family Stadium this weekend to watch the opening of baseball and softball seasons.
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CLYDE MONEYHUN, director of the Hume Writing Center, and NANCY BUFFINGTON, a PWR lecturer, will be leaving Stanford for new jobs at Boise State. They've been Branner resident fellows since 2006.

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