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U.S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan living her dream – literally

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Kay Ryan may have dreamed of becoming a carpenter, but when she was about 10, she had "an amazing dream where I was chasing a piece of paper. And I know it had the most beautiful poem in the world on it," recalled the U.S. poet laureate, who is teaching a class at Stanford.

'How I Write' series offers insights into how writers work

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What is the secret to great writing? How do writers organize and convey their thoughts? Hilton Obenzinger, associate director of the Hume Writing Center for Honors and Advanced Writing, and coordinator of the "How I Write" series, is in a better position than most to answer such questions.

Reducing salt in foods could save lives and money

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A voluntary effort by the U.S. food service industry to reduce salt in processed foods could have
far-reaching implications for the health of the population, preventing strokes and heart attacks in nearly a million Americans and saving $32.1 billion in medical costs, according to a new study.

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  • President's Awards for Excellence Through Diversity: Nominations are currently being sought for the President's Awards for Excellence Through Diversity. The awards, which were established last year, honor individuals and organizations that have made exceptional contributions to enhancing and supporting diversity, broadly defined, in the Stanford community. The deadline for nominations is April 3. More details.
  • Women's basketball closes out season with a 28-1 record: Jayne Appel sat on the bench in a walking boot, sidelined by a bum right ankle she hopes heals in time for this weekend's Pac-10 tournament. Until she returns, coach Tara VanDerveer is counting even more on Nnemkadi Ogwumike and Kayla Pedersen. They delivered Saturday, all right. Ogwumike had 22 points and 14 rebounds and the second-ranked Cardinal completed their first unbeaten run through the Pac-10 schedule since 2002 with a 63-48 victory over rival California. Full story.
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In recognition of International Women's Day, the Clayman Institute is featuring SARAH SOULE's research  on women's protest movements   . . . GRANT MILLER gets $1.2 million to study maternal health strategies in India . . .

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