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Academic Council meeting features NYC discussion

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At Thursday's Academic Council meeting, President John Hennessy and others will discuss Stanford's tentative proposal to build a high-technology campus in New York City. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the annual meeting at 3:30 p.m. in the Jen Hsun Huang Engineering Center, left.

Research casts sober light on Russia's mortality crisis

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Working-age Russian men began dying in droves between 1990 and 1994. Many blamed Russia's economic and political transition. But research by Grant Miller and Jay Bhattacharya points instead to the demise of an effective anti-alcohol campaign. Most of the deaths were from alcohol poisoning.

Theater legend Grotowski's legacy lives on at Stanford

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Workcenter, a theatrical endeavor founded by pioneering director Jerzy Grotowski, finishes its residency at Stanford with a performance of I Am America tonight, Wednesday, at 8 p.m. in Roble Gym Studio 38. The performance is based on the writings of poet Allen Ginsberg.

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  • Hoover Institution's new exhibit: The Hoover Institution's new exhibit, A Century of Change: China 1911-2011, is now open. The exhibit showcases the institution's East Asian holdings and commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Chinese revolution of 1911. Visit the website for more information.
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Women's basketball stars KAYLA PEDERSEN and JEANETTE POHLEN are drafted, while assistant coach BOBBIE KELSEY heads to the University of Wisconsin....

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