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Robert Sinclair named Bing Overseas Studies director

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Robert Sinclair, the Charles M. Pigott Professor in the School of Engineering, has been named the director of the Bing Overseas Studies Program, succeeding Norman Naimark, the Robert and Florence McDonnell Professor of Eastern European Studies. Sinclair starts in his new position Sept. 1.

Scholars consider the contributions of Hannah Arendt

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The 20th-century world of philosophy did not, as a rule, create superstars. Hannah Arendt was an exception. Scholars at Stanford, including Robert Harrison and Gerhard Casper, recently discussed the life and thought of one of the most influential political philosophers of the last century.

Nine receive Deans' Award for Academic Accomplishment

The Deans' Award for Academic Accomplishment was recently given to nine undergraduates for exceptional, tangible accomplishments in independent research, national academic competitions, a presentation or publication for a regional or national audience and superior performance in the creative arts.

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  • Water quality report: Stanford's 2009 Annual Water Quality Report shows that the university continues to comply with state and federal drinking water requirements. The report is posted online and provides details about the water supply, water quality and the relevant regulatory standards.
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Chemistry Professor Emeritus CARL DJERASSI is elected a foreign member of the Royal Society . . .

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