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Stanford weathers one storm and prepares for another

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Stanford emergency personnel, directed by Larry Gibbs, associate vice president for environmental health and safety, reacted to one storm and are bracing for another. A high-voltage PG&E transmission line failed on Tuesday, triggering an electrical outage. More stormy weather is coming.

Matching funds for faculty, staff donations to Haiti

Expanding a Stanford challenge grant for contributions to medical aid in Haiti, the university's senior leadership is contributing personal funds to match donations from all campus faculty and staff. The additional funds extend an aid effort begun by the School of Medicine and Stanford Hospital & Clinics so that all contributions made by university employees will be matched.  Read more.

Five dozen doctoral students chose bits and bytes over ink

disseration student

When Hrefna Gunnarsdottir considered the two ways she could file her dissertation about the terrain on Mars – lug four unbound copies to the Registrar's Office or press the "submit" button on her computer – the decision was an easy one. Read more about the electronic dissertation program.

Faculty Senate to meet Thursday

The senate will hear presentations on the School of Engineering, the Committee on Research and the Stanford Electronic Research Administration System. Read more.

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  • Open Office Hours: Clayborne Carson, historian and director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, welcomes your questions and comments on the late civil rights leader's life and legacy in the latest installment of Stanford Open Office Hours on Facebook. Post your questions, and his answers will be posted at a later date.
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FACE AIDS raises money for Haiti relief . . . Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration continues. Read more.

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