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Dalai Lama to make third visit to Stanford

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The Dalai Lama will visit campus in October, returning to discuss compassion, altruism and what it means to lead a meaningful life. Tibet's exiled leader was invited by Philip Pizzo, dean of the Medical School. Scotty McLennan, dean of the Office for Religious Life, is co-sponsoring the events.

Annual Report highlights achievements of 2009

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The 2009 Annual Report, published exclusively online for the first time, highlights progress in the university's initiatives and achievements among faculty, staff and students. President Hennessy writes, "I see reason for optimism every day when I walk across the Stanford campus and talk to our students." Over the next several weeks, Stanford Report will highlight reports on the initiatives.

Hourly workers tie money to happiness

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According to a study conducted by Stanford and the University of Toronto, researchers find a stronger correlation between money and happiness for people paid by the hour than for those paid by salary, because hourly workers are more regularly reminded of the value of their time.

L. A. Theatre Works brings RFK to the stage

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On Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Pigott Theater, the cast of L. A. Theatre Works' radio play RFK: The Journey to Justice will participate in a discussion with the Aurora Forum's Mark Gonnerman as part of the Art + Invention series. On Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 8 p. m. in Dinkelspiel Auditorium, the company will perform the West Coast premiere of the play.

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  • Monday flu clinics: Vaden Health Center has received a substantial supply of H1N1 vaccine and will distribute it, along with seasonal flu vaccine, at Vaden from 3-6 p.m. today, and also Feb. 1 and Feb. 8.
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Economist VICTOR FUCHS weighs in on health care reform . . . Clinical instructor ANIL MENON  sends dispatches from Haiti . . . '09 grad VALERIE BELLANDE thanks the campus community for its Haiti efforts.

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