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Stanford lands NIH research grants for creative scientists

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Three Stanford researchers have been chosen by the National Institutes of Health as winners of this year's New Innovator Awards. The NIH also has awarded grants, known as the Transformative R01 Awards, to two Medical School research projects that will explore innovative, high-risk ideas.

Li Ka-shing talks of Stanford’s ‘special place’ in his heart

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Hong Kong entrepreneur Li Ka-shing, who has pledged one-third of his assets to philanthropy, spoke at Wednesday's dedication of the new medical education center that bears his name. In this article, he discusses what motivated his generous support for the new building.

GSB students as avatars experiment with virtual world

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This fall, during a one-week course, a group of Stanford MBA students met online in a virtual classroom — using computer-generated avatars as facsimiles of themselves — to hammer out a business plan and present it to a group of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.

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  • Campus Cleanup: The annual Academic Campus Cleanup is scheduled for Oct. 5 to Nov. 11. This is an opportunity to dispose of items no longer useful to your department. For details, visit the cleanup website.
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