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Costa Rican president outlines opportunities, challenges

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Costa Rica is striving to be both a mecca for eco-tourism and for high-technology business, the nation's president, Laura Chinchilla, told a largely student audience at the Graduate School of Business Tuesday evening. Chinchilla's talk was one stop on a six-day visit to the United States.

Sigrid Close co-hosts show on National Geographic channel

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Known Universe, an eight-part series on the National Geographic channel, has tapped assistant professor of aeronautics and astronautics Sigrid Close, left, as a host. The program, which looks at space exploration and the science and engineering behind it, airs on Thursday evenings.

Attorney General Holder to dedicate Law School building

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will be on campus Friday to dedicate the Law School's William H. Neukom Building. The new facility is designed to transform the existing Law School campus into a collaborative open space to stimulate interdisciplinary studies.

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  • Stanford Jazz Festival: Tickets are now on sale for the 2011 Stanford Jazz Festival, which runs from June 24 to August 6. The lineup includes a tribute to Nat King Cole and a rare appearance by Brazilian vocalist and guitarist Milton Nascimento and his Band of Four. Visit the Stanford Jazz website for more information about the festival and the jazz camp and residency.
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