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Small, prescribed burn at Jasper Ridge planned for July 18

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The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection in collaboration with the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, will conduct a small, prescribed burn inside the preserve's main entrance on Sand Hill Road near Woodside on Monday, July 18, provided conditions are appropriate.

Bruce Tune, founder of pediatric nephrology division, dies

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Bruce Tune, who founded the Division of Pediatric Nephrology at the School of Medicine, died June 25 of complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 71. Tune was instrumental in launching the pediatric kidney transplant program at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.

Stereotype threat study looks at learning new material

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A new study by Stanford psychologists has found that negative stereotypes can prevent minority students from learning new academic material. But alleviating concerns about stereotypes dramatically improves their learning. Greg Walton, left, assistant professor of psychology, is co-author of the study.

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  • IRiSS announces seed grant recipients: The Institute for Research in the Social Sciences has selected four faculty to receive seed grants for the 2011-2012 academic year. The scholars were selected through a competitive proposal process for work that advances new lines of social science inquiry. Visit the institute's website for the full announcement.
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