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As India booms, experts discuss improving education

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India's education system was one of several topics explored during a forum last week on the country's economic reform. On Friday, a discussion of how to build world-class schools was hosted by the Stanford Center for International Development.

$12 million grant to fund new approach to cancer research

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The School of Medicine has been awarded $12.8 million over five years by the National Cancer Institute to establish a Center for Cancer Systems Biology to stimulate integrative systems approaches to cancer research. Sylvia Plevritis, associate professor of radiology, directs the center.

More employees biking, taking train to work, survey shows

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More than half of employees on the main campus walked, biked, shared rides or took public transit to work in 2010. According to a recent survey by the Parking and Transportation Services department, 52 percent took alternative transportation this year, compared with 28 percent in 2002.

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  • Loopt Star, other social media in play for Commencement: The Class of 2010 and their friends and families can share the weekend's activities through Loopt Star, Foursquare, iStanford, iTunes, YouTube and Facebook. Commencement speaker Susan Rice, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, will participate in the Facebook Open Office Hours program. More details.
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