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Exhibit reveals a photographer's encounters with Vodoun

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Vodoun practitioners in the West African nation of Benin allowed Belgian photographer Jean-Dominique Burton to portray their religion and way of life in a series of compelling portraits. Cantor Arts Center is now spotlighting a new exhibition, Vodoun/Vodounon: Portraits of Initiates.

Skin cancer patients more likely deficient in vitamin D

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Jean Tang, assistant professor of dermatology, said physicians need to strike the right balance in helping their skin cancer patients avoid sunlight — the primary way in which vitamin D is produced by the body — while finding other ways to maintain their vitamin D levels.

Who knew water would be a historical 'hot issue?'

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Civil and environmental engineering Professor David Freyberg, shown discussing Searsville Dam during the 2007 "Walk the Farm," recently took the Historical Society on a slide-show tour of Stanford’s water system. Campus potable water use is down, he said, but Stanford's dams are aging.

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  • Environmental Venture Project grants: Stanford faculty members are invited to submit letters of intent for the 2011 round of EVP grants. Letters can be submitted online at the EVP website. The deadline is Jan. 17, 2011.

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CONDOLEEZZA RICE shares her "Extraordinary, Ordinary" story at the Stanford Boookstore  . . .


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