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Hagstrom, engineering professor and Swedish scholar, dies

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Stig Hagstrom, a professor of materials science and engineering and beloved Swedish educator, died May 28 after a stroke. Hagstrom, who played a key role in founding the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource and establishing the Stanford Center for Innovations in Learning, was 78.

Farmer networks hold key to agricultural innovation

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New technologies can improve agricultural sustainability in developing countries, but only with the engagement of local farmers and the networks they depend on, Stanford researchers say in a recent study published in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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  • Anna Deavere Smith: Actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith will visit the School of Medicine and perform excerpts from her acclaimed one-woman show, Let Me Down Easy, on June 9 at 1 p.m. The event, sponsored by the School of Medicine and the Stanford Cancer Institute, will take place in the Paul and Mildred Berg Hall of the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge. To RSVP or for additional information, please email the School of Medicine Special Events office or call (650) 361-0995.
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