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Steven Chu returns to campus to speak on clean energy

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Steven Chu, U.S. Secretary of Energy and a Stanford Nobel laureate in physics, will speak on campus Monday, March 8, about energy innovation. Stanford's Green Alliance for Innovative Action will host the event in Memorial Auditorium at noon. Free tickets are available, and the talk will be webcast live on the alliance's website.

Choreography show delves into the physics of falling

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"New Choreography in Concert: Winter Works," set for Friday and Saturday, March 5-6, at 8 p.m. in Roble Dance Studio, will highlight the work of five students, including senior Katharine Hawthorne, who uses dance to study her major - physics. The program also will include works by Dance Division faculty Diane Frank and Aleta Hayes.

'Americanist' scholar George Dekker dies at 75

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English Professor George Dekker, known for his work in Romantic and early modern British and American literature, died Feb. 25 at Stanford Hospital. His books explored the works of Ezra Pound, James Fenimore Cooper, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the American historical novel and Romantic tourism.

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  • DARE applications open: DARE (Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence) Doctoral Fellowship applications are being accepted though April 7. DARE is a two-year fellowship for advanced doctoral students who want to prepare for academic careers and are committed to actively diversifying academia throughout their careers, and whose background or experience would diversify the professoriate in their academic fields.
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