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Exceptional faculty spur Initiative on Human Health

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Stanford's continuing progress in the Initiative on Human Health has a lot to do with the university's ability to recruit and support exceptional faculty. Completion of the Lorry Lokey Stem Cell Research Building this year also will aid initiative progress.

Historian discovers that the Chinese typewriter is no joke

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“The Chinese typewriter is completely lampooned in popular culture,” says Thomas S. Mullaney, assistant professor of modern Chinese history. “It’s like calling all physicists idiots before the splitting of the atom. Just because something is complex does not necessarily make it ridiculous,” he says.

That '70s slideshow: GSB students celebrate the disco era

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They may be learning about the economics of the gold standard, but recently a group of students from the Stanford Graduate School of Business were more interested in the style of gold chains. In an annual tradition, students and their significant others dressed up in their finest 1970s garb.

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  • Beware of Internet donating scams: The SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has experienced an upsurge of virus alerts that it attributes to users looking to get updated information about Haiti and the relief effort. SLAC has posted useful guidelines to avoid scams.
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