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'Citizen-seismologists' sought for Quake Catcher project

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Stanford geophysicist Jesse Lawrence, left, says low-cost seismic sensors could help create an early warning system for earthquakes. All it takes to be part of a new phase of the Quake Catcher Network is a computer, an Internet connection and a small patch of floor space. 

Groundwater management trickles up from local sources

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In a typical year, California gets about 30 percent of its water from groundwater wells. Yet when it comes to managing this precious resource, the state of California relies on a mixed bag of more than 2,000 local water agencies with varying degrees of authority.

Men: Don't pay the price for less attention to your health

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Currently, 66 percent of BeWell participants who have completed the Stanford Health and Lifestyle Assessment (SHALA) are women, while only 33 percent are men. BeWell has designated July health management month, and aims to bridge this gender gap on campus.

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  • Stanford Breakfast Briefings: Kit Yarrow, professor of psychology and marketing at Golden Gate University, will be the July 13 speaker at Stanford Breakfast Briefings. Her talk is titled "Gen Y Decoded: Insights and Tactics for Leaders." The session begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. in the Stanford Faculty Club. For more information, visit the Breakfast Briefings website.
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Save the date: Documentary film about  alumnae twins ANABEL STENZEL and ISABEL STENZEL BYRNES to premiere in September . . .


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