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David Jones to head Human Resources at Stanford

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David Jones, associate vice president for employee and management services, has been promoted to vice president of human resources. Jones, who has been at Stanford since 2007, will assume his new position Feb. 28, succeeding Diane Peck, who has led Human Resources at Stanford for seven years.

Cupid's aim helps if valentines have something in common

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Two experiments show that having just a few things in common – like a favorite author or musician – was enough to make someone feel the stress and anxiety that a new acquaintance was suffering. The research shows how inclined people are to form close bonds.

Cantor photo exhibits: Global settings, New York streets

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Acclaimed photographer Leo Rubinfien captures "a very strange and monstrous world" after 9/11, in which "private life had been attacked." A concurrent exhibition of the late Helen Levitt's work reveals the spontaneity and liveliness of New York City's street life. Both exhibits currently are on view at the Cantor Arts Center.

A father knows best: Vint Cerf re-thinks the Internet

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He helped develop the Internet in the 1970s while at Stanford. Now, Vint Cerf is thinking about how to improve his creation. Cerf, who is now vice president and chief Internet evangelist at Google, laid out that vision as the guest of honor at Stanford Engineering's first "Heroes' Day."

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  • Applications are now being accepted for DARE: The Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education is accepting student-initiated applications through April 6, 2011. DARE, which stands for Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence, is a two-year fellowship program for advanced doctoral students who want to prepare for academic careers, who are committed to actively diversifying academia throughout their careers, and whose background or experiences would diversify the professoriate in their own academic fields. For more information, visit the DARE website.
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Postdoc BRADLEY FOGO wins outstanding dissertation award  . . .


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