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Stanford Report

April 20, 2012

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Free online Stanford courses: Everything is experimental

There are more questions than answers as Stanford considers the pros and cons of free online courses, John Mitchell, special assistant to President Hennessy for educational technology, foreground, told the Faculty Senate yesterday.

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Ramón Saldívar named Bing Overseas Studies director

Ramón Saldívar, who has had a distinguished career as a scholar, teacher and administrator, has been named director of the Bing Overseas Studies Program. He will succeed Robert Sinclair at the start of the next academic year.

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Smartphone scans could prevent oral cancer deaths

A team of researchers led by bioengineering Assistant Professor Manu Prakash has developed a way to use smartphones to create detailed images of the oral cavity and screen patients' mouths for suspicious lesions.

Campus Announcements

  • Karl Rove v. Robert Gibbs: On Tuesday, April 24, Karl Rove, the Republican strategist behind President George W. Bush's 2000 and 2004 elections, and Robert Gibbs, President Barack Obama's former press secretary, will face off in a debate about which party is best prepared to lead. The event starts at noon in Memorial Auditorium; doors open at 11:30 a.m. No tickets are required. The event is co-hosted by the ASSU Speaker’s Bureau and Stanford in Government.
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MICHAEL ARCEGA, TAMAR HERZOG and DENISE GIGANTE awarded Guggenheim Fellowships . . .

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