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A biomechanical approach to the study of muscles

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The Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship program allows graduate students to pursue research that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries. In this video, Melinda Cromie, a PhD student in mechanical engineering, talks about her research aimed at muscle diseases.

GSB alums are key players in the social games industry

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They're called social games because people play them with friends on social networks such as Facebook and MySpace, as well as devices such as smartphones. Many of the games were created by companies that are funded, founded, or managed by Stanford MBAs and other Stanford grads.

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  • Common Cause to celebrate 40 years: Common Cause, a nonpartisan, nonprofit advocacy organization founded in 1970 by the late John Gardner, will celebrate 40 years of "Holding Power Accountable" on Stanford's campus Sept. 25, at 5 p.m. in the Munger Conference Center's Paul Brest Hall. The evening will feature honorees Daniel Ellsberg, the former U.S. military analyst who released The Pentagon Papers; filmmaker Jeff Reichert and his recent work Gerrymandering; and a presentation by Stanford's John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities. The public is welcome; reservations are required.

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Stanford Athletics has launched a special website to promote starting quarterback ANDREW LUCK's All-America and Davey O'Brien Award campaigns . . .


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