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Fish facing reflections become feisty but fearful

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Fish faced with their reflection in a mirror get aggressive, but also show an unexpected element of fear, which they don't show when fighting a real foe. The discovery raises the possibility that frogs, lizards and birds may also be able detect nuances more subtle than they've been given credit for.

New Clayman Institute lecture series to honor Jing Lyman

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The Clayman Institute for Gender Research is launching a new annual lecture series in honor of Jing Lyman, former Stanford "first lady" and a longtime advocate for gender equality. The institute's first annual Jing Lyman lecture will be held in the winter of 2011.

Stanford Dining, students, friends remember Kim Hess

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Kim Hess, the manager of the "Latenite at Lakeside" food service at Lagunita Dining Hall, died at home on Saturday, May 15, of an apparent heart attack. For seven years, Hess served students in need of a study break the foods they craved with an extra helping of wisdom and good cheer.

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  • Continuing Studies registration open: Stanford Continuing Studies summer course catalogs are now available, and registration is under way. Classes begin the week of June 21. Staff may use STAP funds for Continuing Studies courses. Visit the program's website.
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