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Berman: Attacks on language programs 'deeply misguided'

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All high school students should be fluent in a language other than English, says humanities Professor Russell Berman, who also is president of the Modern Language Association. "To worry about globalization without supporting a big increase in language learning is laughable," he says.

U.S. farmers dodge impacts of global warming – for now

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The United States seems to have been lucky so far in largely escaping the impact of global warming on crop production. But for most major agricultural producing countries, the rising temperatures have already reduced their yields of corn and wheat, according to a study led by Stanford researchers.

Minutes of April 28 Faculty Senate meeting now online

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At its meeting last Thursday the Faculty Senate approved the creation of a doctoral program in stem cell science and a recommendation to invite ROTC back to campus. ASSU President Michael Cruz offered a statement in opposition to the ROTC recommendation. The minutes are now online.

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  • Multicultural Springfest needs your help: The celebration of Stanford's rich staff diversity will return May 26 at Frost Amphitheater. If you have a talent or craft you'd like to share with your fellow Stanford staffers, or if you'd like to volunteer to greet guests, distribute T-shirts or assist with logistics, there is still time to sign up.
    Visit the Diversity and Access Office website.
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Medical School scientists MICHAEL CLARKE, RENEE REIJO PERA, JOSEPH WU and JOANNA WYSOCKA receive a total of $5.7M from state stem cell agency . . .

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