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Shoven talks about the debt debate and economic recovery

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If there is anyone who can make sense of the nation's economy and the debt-ceiling debate, it's economist John Shoven, director of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and an expert on tax policy, Social Security and public and corporate finance.

Research prompts revamping of biology lab courses

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Research by a team that included Tadashi Fukami, right, and Sara Brownell suggests that the "cookbook" model of teaching biology labs doesn't work as well as a research-based approach. So Stanford Biology is overhauling its core lab courses for the 2011-12 academic year.

Expectations are set high at Haas' Stanford College Prep

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The Haas Center's Stanford College Prep, which started in 1981 as Upward Bound, aims to get students at East Palo Alto Academy High School eligible for—and accepted into—college through tutoring, workshops, mentoring and a summer residential program. Results show it's working.

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  • Stanford for You: The August issue of Stanford for You is now available. Stanford for You is a monthly newsletter that previews events on campus. What's going on this month? Check out Stanford football's open house on Aug. 21.
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Check out Palo Alto Mayor SID ESPINOSA's online video tour at the site of the Bing Concert Hall and read his perspectives on town-gown relations....

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