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Stanford boasts largest number of 2011 Truman Scholars

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Clockwise from top: Ishan Nath, Tenzin Seldon, Michael Tubbs and Teryn Norris are among 60 students from 54 American institutions that will receive Truman Scholarships. Each award provides up to $30,000 for graduate study to students committed to careers in public service.

PBS film highlights scholar's research on 1921-23 famine

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The world barely remembers the terrible famine — or the American charity that alleviated it, marking what was perhaps the first time that a large-scale relief was extended to an enemy. Historian Bertrand Patenaude tells how Herbert Hoover saved more lives than any person who has ever lived.

Lecture to focus on agricultural economics in Africa

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Agriculture in Africa has grown steadily for the past 15 years. But that economic improvement is just making up for the preceding two decades of stagnation, says Ousmane Badiane, Africa director for the International Food Policy Research Institute. Badiane will deliver a lecture on campus April 7.

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