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Using rocket science for sustainable wastewater treatment

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Engineers are developing a new sewage treatment process that would increase the production of two greenhouse gases – nitrous oxide and methane – and use those gases to power the treatment plant. Applying rocket technology, they hope to make the process energy neutral and emissions free.

'Bookless' engineering library looks to the future

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A short while ago, Stanford’s engineering library had 80,000 books. Now about one-eighth of the books will remain. The changes mark the planned progression from the written word on bound sheets of paper to the electronic byte. Helen Josephine, left, is head librarian for the Terman Library.

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  • Staff nominations sought:The Exploring Stanford Staff Development Seminar is seeking nominations for its 2010-11 class. The purpose of the seminar, which is sponsored by the provost at the recommendation of the Diversity Cabinet and managed by the Diversity and Access Office, is to identify and develop a diverse group of staff members who have demonstrated an interest in and potential for leadership roles. More information is available on the Diversity and Access website.
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