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University explores New York City invitation

Stanford is evaluating an invitation from the New York City Economic Development Corporation to explore developing a research and graduate teaching center focused on applied science and technology in New York.

Senate: Officials discuss health insurance, East Asia Library

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Stanford is exploring the possibility of moving the East Asia Library from Meyer into the Graduate School of Business South Building, Provost John Etchemendy told the Faculty Senate yesterday. CFO Randy Livingston, left, discussed the changes to health insurance options that are coming next year.

Hospital project gets favorable environmental impact report

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The City of Palo Alto released the Final Environmental Impact Report for the Medical Center Renewal Project. The report shows "less than significant impact" on key areas, such as peak-hour traffic congestion. Tree preservation also was noted as a positive feature of the design.

Nobel laureate Elinor Ostrom delivers Tanner Lectures

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Understanding how to best manage natural resources like fisheries and forests requires expert knowledge in a broad range of academic disciplines. But without a common language to link the natural and social sciences, those best practices may be elusive, Nobel laureate Elinor Ostrom said.

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  • Participants sought for smoking cessation study: The Stanford Stop Smoking Program is now enrolling participants in a study testing new methods to help people quit smoking cigarettes for good. Eligible smokers will be provided with free medication, free one-to-one smoking cessation counseling, and a free physical examination. For more information, call (877) 331-3352 or visit the program's website.
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PRESIDENT JOHN HENNESSY among the Silicon Valley leaders who joined President Obama for dinner Thursday . . .

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