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Helping researchers find solutions to real-world problems

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A project dedicated to improving the health of rural Chinese schoolchildren and another focused on creating biodegradable plastic materials are among the many projects that have received funding from The Stanford Challenge over the last four years. The campaign, launched in 2006, is in its final year.

New curriculum gives English majors the big picture

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In a survey, students said they weren't getting the "big picture" of English literature. Faculty responded with a curriculum that focuses on how literature develops and changes over time. The 21st-century redesign features a yearlong course taught by a team of stellar faculty.

Hennessy praises Harbaugh for re-energizing football

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In response to football coach Jim Harbaugh's announcement on Friday that he was leaving for the San Francisco 49ers, President John Hennessy praised Harbaugh for re-energizing Cardinal football. "He helped build momentum that we are confident will continue into the future."

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  • Stanford Breakfast Briefing tomorrow: Maria Bartiromo, CNBC news anchor and host of "The Closing Bell," will explore the global economy at the next Stanford Breakfast Briefing scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 7:30 a.m. Space is still available. It's a great way to use your STAP funds. To register, visit the Breakfast Briefings website.
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Graduate student VAIBHAV TRIPATHI "captures" total lunar eclipse . . .

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