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Don Knuth named latest School of Engineering 'hero'

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In 1962, a young graduate student set about writing the definitive book on computer programming. Five decades and four volumes later, Don Knuth, professor of computer science emeritus, is still writing, and the Stanford School of Engineering has named him its latest "Engineering Hero."

What Stanford students felt during the 'Arab Spring'

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Thousands of miles from family and friends, students from the Middle East and North Africa watched with alarm and pride as antigovernment protests hurled their home countries into the spotlight. Clockwise from upper left: Mai El-Sadany, Khaled Alshawi, Naguib Samih and Omar Ezzine.

Researchers discover dangerous side effect of drug combo

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Researchers at Stanford, Harvard and Vanderbilt were surprised to find that a widely used combination of Paxil and Pravachol may cause unexpected increases in blood glucose levels. Neither of the two drugs has a similar effect alone, researchers, including Professor Russ Altman, said.

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  • Arts and Memory: On Thursday, June 2, Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts, in coordination with Lively Arts and the Continuing Studies Program, will showcase the projects that have evolved this year as part of an exploration of "memory." The event will begin at 1:30 p.m. with a display of the projects in Wallenberg Hall. A panel discussion is scheduled for 3 p.m., followed by a reception. More information is available in the Event Calendar.
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Junior MOLLY BAUER  holds the distinction of being the 1,000th student placed in Stanford-in-Berlin's Krupp Internship program . . .

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