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Medical School professor awarded MacArthur 'genius grant'

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Carlos Bustamante, a professor of genetics in the Medical School, has been named one of this year's MacArthur Foundation fellows, a prestigious honor sometimes known as the "genius grant." Awardees receive $500,000 over five years to use in whatever ways they see fit.

Thinner solar cells hold huge power potential

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In the smooth, white, bunny-suited clean-room world of silicon wafers and solar cells, a little roughness may go a long way to making solar power an affordable energy source, say Stanford engineers. Their work is published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Stanford Management Company announces 2010 results

The Stanford University Merged Pool (MP) achieved a 14.4 percent investment return for the 12 months that ended June 30, 2010, according to the Stanford Management Company. The MP is Stanford's primary investment pool and includes most of the university's endowment and expendable funds, as well as capital reserves from Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.

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  • Does Border Enforcement Matter?  – What Mexican Migrants Can Teach Us: Wayne Cornelius, an emeritus professor of political science and founding director of the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies at the UC-San Diego, will be the keynote speaker at a forum on immigration sponsored by Stanford's Research Institute of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. The event takes place on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 4 p.m. in Levinthal Hall in the Humanities Center. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Tracy Holmes.
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