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Stanford Report

Oct. 3, 2011

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Russ Feingold to spend winter quarter at Stanford

Former Sen. Russell Feingold will spend winter quarter at the Haas Center for Public Service. He will lead a weekly seminar, mentor students, exchange ideas with faculty and give two major public lectures.

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Childless men more at risk from cardiovascular disease

The risk of dying from cardiovascular disease is higher for childless men than for fathers, according to a large study led by Michael Eisenberg, left, assistant professor of urology at the School of Medicine.

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The ‘indentured mobility’ of migrant Filipina hostesses

Sociologist Rhacel Parreñas, left, a recent fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, conducted extensive research on Filipina hostesses in Japan’s nightlife industry. She even went undercover for several months.

Campus Announcements

  • Crime Alert: On Saturday, Oct. 1, a woman reported to police that she had been robbed at noon on Palm Drive near El Camino Real. The suspect bumped her while she was jogging and forcibly stole her keys and cell phone. Further details on the incident and a sketch of the alleged suspect are on the Stanford University Department of Public Safety website.

the dish

Philosophy Professor JOHN PERRY wins an Ig Nobel for his views on procrastination.



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