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Mexico's President Calderón to be Commencement speaker

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Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, president of Mexico, will give the 2011 Commencement address June 12. Rob Reich, associate professor of political science at Stanford, will give the Class Day lecture. The Baccalaureate speaker will be the Rev. Gail E. Bowman, chaplain at Dillard University.

Technique to visualize deep brain neurons developed

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Stanford researchers have developed a new technique that allows them to monitor the tiny branches of neurons in a live brain for months at a time. Neuroscientists will now be able to monitor the microscopic changes that occur over the course of progressive brain disease.

Arts Initiative making arts more pervasive on campus

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Ground was broken in 2010 for the new Bing Concert Hall, which is the most tangible evidence of the progress achieved in the arts since the Arts Initiative was announced in 2006. The 2010 annual report describes how the initiative continues to make the arts more pervasive on campus.

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  • Mountain lion precaution:Evidence has been found that a mountain lion was present over the weekend in an area near the golf driving range, Junipero Serra Boulevard and Campus Drive West. Fresh tracks have been seen on dirt trails leading to Lake Lagunita, on the campus side of Junipero Serra. Members of the community are reminded to be alert to their surroundings, particularly when walking or jogging on open trails in the early morning or early evening and to report any sightings to university police at (650) 329-2413.
  • Methamphetamine: A Deadly Epidemic: Stanford addiction expert Keith Humphreys and journalist and best-selling author Nick Reding will discuss why methamphetamine is so devastating and how policymakers should respond to the epidemic. The event, which is part of the Stanford Health Policy Forum, will take place Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 11:30 a.m. at the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge. It is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information, visit the forum website or call (650) 725-3339.
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