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'I wanted to see with my own eyes the origin of success'

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev came to Stanford Wednesday to learn more about the success of Silicon Valley. In a talk, he lauded the valley's ingenuity as his inspiration to wean Russia's economy from a dependence on oil and increase investments in technology.

William Trost Richards exhibit opens at Cantor Center

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The Cantor Arts Center opened an exhibit this week including 75 works by William Trost Richards, an important 19th-century artist from America's Hudson River School. Hear curator Carol Osborne discuss the exhibit today at 6 p.m.

Faculty consider possibility of Medicare financing reform

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Six Center for Longevity faculty affiliates offer perspectives on such questions as: What are the lessons learned from healthcare reform that might be applied to addressing Medicare financing? What is the likelihood Congress will enact legislation before the November 2010 elections?

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  • Tech Briefings: IT Services holds free Tech Briefings every Friday in Turing Auditorium from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tech Briefings are informal, interactive seminars on computer-related topics of interest to the Stanford community. The sessions are open to faculty, staff and students, and no registration is required. This Friday's Tech Briefing topic is "Multimedia on the Stanford Web."
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