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Stanford scientists awarded $5.6 million for stem cell work

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Medical school researchers Chris Contag, Robert Negrin, Judith Shizuru and Kenneth Weinberg were awarded about $5.6 million last week from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to study how to overcome the immune rejection of cells and tissues derived from stem cells.

Innovation fund in the humanities announces six awards

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The Presidential Fund for Innovation in the Humanities has announced grant recipients for its final year, including funding for topics ranging from colonial French Africa to relative clauses and Byzantine acoustics. Stephen Hinton, left, and Aron Rodrigue co-chaired the fund selection committee.

Walter Shorenstein, Stanford benefactor, dies at 95

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Long-time benefactor Walter Shorenstein died at his home in San Francisco June 24. A real estate developer, he endowed the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center in 2002 and had been a member of the advisory board of what is now the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies since 1992.

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  • Got STAP funds? IT Services is offering the Second Annual Techie Festival Aug. 16 to 31. It's a good way to use STAP funds you may still have before the end of the fiscal year. Attend half-day sessions on subjects ranging from "Searching the Web: It's Not Just Google" to "iPhone and iPad Apps at Stanford" to "Social Media and Business Applications." Each session is $125. Visit the Techie Festival website.
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Curator ZACHARY BAKER named to collection development post in Stanford University Libraries . . .

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