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Brokaw to moderate roundtable discussion on aging Oct. 23

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Over the next 30 years, the number of people over 65 in the United States will double from 40 million to 80 million. Tom Brokaw, former NBC Nightly News anchor, will moderate a discussion on aging and its impact on society at the fifth annual Roundtable at Stanford on Oct. 23 in Maples Pavilion.

Collaboration sought among university food researchers

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What's one research area that unites all seven of Stanford's schools? Food. A Nov. 3 Food Summit will be held for faculty, postdocs and graduate and undergraduate students who want to develop answers to the world's food problems.

Focusing on the needs of students with disabilities

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During 2009-10, 14 percent of undergraduate students and 4 percent of graduate students registered with the Office of Accessible Education. A 21-member committee was formed in 2009 to help improve services and academic accommodations provided to students with disabilities.

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  • Flu shot reminder: Members of the campus community are reminded that seasonal flu shots are free for faculty, staff, students, spouses and dependents of students, post-doctoral scholars and retirees. Spouses and dependents of employees, post-doctoral scholars and retirees can receive the vaccine for $25. Flu shot clinics are now being offered throughout campus. Check the university's flu information website for dates, times and locations. All vaccines are mercury free.
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The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is giving $220,000 to endow the KNIGHT-RISSER PRIZE for Western Environmental Journalism at Stanford . . .

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