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Preventing Armageddon: Is a nuke-free future in sight?

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What would a world without nuclear weapons look like, and how might it be achieved? On Monday, Jan. 25, the 2010 Drell Lecture brought together former Secretary of State George Shultz, left, and theoretical physicist Sidney Drell - two outspoken advocates of nuclear nonproliferation.

Undergraduate applications continue to rise

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Applications for the fall freshman class set a record as more than 32,000 high school students applied for admission to Stanford. The number of applicants for the Class of 2014 represents an increase of more than 5 percent over last year, when 30,348 students applied for admission.

Environment and Sustainability Initiative enhanced in '09

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The creation of the Precourt Institute for Energy, announced by President John Hennessy and Director Lynn Orr, and the 5th anniversary of the Woods Institute, were among the highlights for the Initiative on Environment and Sustainability, as outlined in the newly released 2009 Annual Report.

Minutes of Jan. 21 Faculty Senate meeting now available

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On Jan. 21, the Faculty Senate heard presentations from Jim Plummer, dean of the School of Engineering; Stephen Monismith, chair of the Committee on Research; and Anne Hannigan, associate vice president in the Office of Research Administration.

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  • Need extra help?: The Stanford Alumni Clearinghouse can leverage the knowledge and talents of Stanford alumni to benefit your university program—all at no cost to you. Contact Alumni Volunteer Relations for more information.
  • National Girls and Women in Sports Day: In honor of the upcoming National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Athletics is offering discounted, $4 general admission tickets to girls 14 and younger on Saturday, Jan. 30 when the Cardinal takes on Arizona at Maples Pavilion at 2 p.m. Discounted tickets will be available only at the box office on game day.
the dish

CARL DJERASSI's book Four Jews on Parnassus will be featured in two stage adaptations . . . Hoover Library and Archives unveils correspondence between an American philanthropist and African and African American leaders. Read more.

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