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Researchers' software makes online lectures interactive

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Researchers have publicly released the program code for ClassX — an interactive lecture streaming system that significantly reduces the cost of capturing and publishing educational videos. The software allows a viewer to zoom and pan while streaming online courses.

Pigott Scholars Program launched for humanities PhDs

The School of Humanities and Sciences has launched a $4 million scholarship program to support exceptional students pursuing PhDs in the humanities. The new scholarships are being funded with a $2 million gift from alumnus Mark Pigott and a match from the Hewlett Foundation.

Summer utility work, gas pipeline testing to get under way

Several utility projects will be taking place in the Junipero Serra Boulevard corridor through the campus over the next several weeks, including high-pressure water testing of a PG&E gas pipeline that runs along the thoroughfare and additional work to install high-speed fiber-optic cable. Stanford University utility supervisors will work closely with PG&E and the private contractors conducting the work.

Marine tagging project publishes final results after 10 years

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Two huge expanses of the North Pacific Ocean are major corridors of life, attracting an array of marine predators in predictable seasonal patterns, according to final results from the Census of Marine Life Tagging of Pacific Predators project published in the June 23 edition of the journal Nature.

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A research team led by the School of Education's PAULO BLIKSTEIN has opened a FabLab for high school students in Russia . . .

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