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New York interest discussed; campus progress highlighted

Photo of John Hennessy at the Academic Council meeting

As part of his annual address to the Academic Council Thursday, President John Hennessy led a discussion of Stanford's recent expression of interest in a New York City applied science campus. He also reviewed university progress, highlighting The Stanford Challenge fundraising campaign.

Saturday's BioBlitz to identify Lake Lag's plants and critters

Photo of someone holding a snake in Lake Lagunita

Tomorrow, Saturday, the student ecology group SEEDS will host BioBlitz 2011 to identify and count as many of Lake Lagunita's plants, birds, insects, reptiles and mammals as possible—and everyone is invited to help. BioBlitz begins at 7 a.m. near the fire pit at the Lomita Drive entrance to the lake.

Original opera has Stanford students singing for their sins

Photo of Stanford Opera Workshop

Under the direction of Marie-Louise Catsalis, lecturer in music, 17 students will perform a series of short, theatrical vignettes tonight as part of the Stanford Opera Workshop: Mozart's 7 Deadly Sins. This is the first opera performed by the Music Department in almost a decade.

BeWell considers an integrated approach to sustainability

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BeWell recently talked to Lisa Hagerty-McMahon, a biotechnology consultant formerly of the Stanford Prevention Research Center, about the relationship between human health and a green workplace. She discusses the concept of "People, Planet and Profit."

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  • Open for Business: The Knight Management Center, the new home of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, will officially open with a community-wide celebration April 29. Visit the website to learn more.
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