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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

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Maestro Amjad Ali Khan brings teachings to Stanford

The Music Department is hosting Amjad Ali Khan, one of Northern India's greatest living musicians. Khan will present a solo concert on the sarod, an Indian stringed instrument, June 1. The Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra will perform a portion of his piece "Samaagam" June 2.

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Online education panel to address Faculty Senate

In its first meeting of spring quarter on Thursday, the Faculty Senate will hear a five-member panel – including John Mitchell, special assistant to President John Hennessy for educational technology – discuss online courses at Stanford.

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Nanoparticles help increase accuracy of  tumor removal

Like special-forces troops laser-tagging targets for a bomber pilot, tiny particles that can be imaged three different ways at once have enabled scientists led by Medical School Professor Sam Gambhir to remove brain tumors from mice with unprecedented accuracy.

Campus Announcements

  • Angela Davis: Tickets will be available starting today at 9 a.m. for the 2012 St. Clair Drake Memorial Lecture, which will feature scholar, author and activist Angela Davis. The lecture, which is open to Stanford students, faculty, staff and alumni, is scheduled for April 25 at 7 p.m. in Dinkelspiel Auditorium. Tickets are available through the Stanford Ticket Office.
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