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Stanford Report

April 30, 2012

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A sense of the place: ProFros sample Stanford's delights

Last weekend, prospective members of the class of 2016 got a taste of what life might be like on the Farm. As ProFros were introduced to the Solar Car Project, chilled at the Claw and explored the academics, University Photographer Linda Cicero captured the action for a slideshow.

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Scholar explores where that creative spark comes from

For years Tina Seelig has been teaching Stanford students how to get their creative juices flowing. In her new book, Seelig provides tools and techniques to enhance creativity in individuals, teams and organizations.

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Engineers find novel method for 'decorating' nanowires

Like an actress on the red carpet, nanowires – those superstars of nanotechnology – can be enhanced by a little jewelry. Not diamonds and pearls, but the sort formed of sinuous chains of metal oxide or noble metal nanoparticles.

Campus Announcements

  • IT Open House: More than 70 Stanford exhibitors and 20 technology vendors will be on hand Wednesday, May 2, at the IT Open House. This year's event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Arrillaga Alumni Center, is focused on cloud computing. It will offer free classes, discussions, vendor presentations and a raffle. For a schedule and more information, visit the IT Open House website.
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Roland Prize winner GABE GARCIA and the recipients of this year's Community Partnership Awards are captured on video . . . PLUS: The weekend brings more NFL Draft news  . . .

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