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New book explains acquiring and maintaining power

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Business School Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer can tell countless stories of networkers and self-promoters who shot to the top while others went nowhere despite laudable achievements. Many of those stories punctuate his new book, Power: Why Some People Have It — and Others Don't.

Treatment for severe aortic stenosis shown to save lives

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Implantation of a new bioprosthetic-tissue valve into the hearts of patients who have severe aortic stenosis and are too sick or too old for open-heart surgery has been found to save lives and improve the quality of those lives, according to a new multicenter study.

Gas pipeline update: Campus officials meet with PG&E

Campus officials met with representatives of PG&E Wednesday afternoon and later with the board of the Stanford Campus Residential Leaseholders to address questions and concerns in the wake of being informed Monday that a 22-inch high-pressure gas pipeline along Junipero Serra Boulevard is on PG&E's high-priority maintenance list.

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  • Administrative associates conference: Administrative asssociates throughout campus are invited to a conference titled "In Sync with Your Career," on Oct. 6 from 8 a.m. to noon in the Paul Brest Hall of Munger Graduate Residences. The keynote speaker is Beverly Kaye, a leader in the field of career development.
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VICTOR WOOTEN challenges Class of 2014 to become "good listeners" . . .

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