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Aug. 13, 2012

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GSB alumna RoAnn Costin elected to Board of  Trustees

RoAnn Costin, a Stanford alumna and founder and president of Wilderness Point Investments, has been elected to the university Board of Trustees. Costin, who will begin her five-year term Oct. 1, brings an extensive background in business, academia and civic engagement.

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Shelley, the robotic race car, hits the track, tops 120 mph

Stanford's self-driving Audi TTS, Shelley, hit 120 mph on a recent track test at Thunderhill Raceway, north of Sacramento. With new research on professional drivers' brain activity, the car's performance could get even better.

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Researchers investigate the emotional side of autism

Two Stanford psychologists have found that the emotional difficulties faced by many individuals with autism come from a lack of effective emotion regulation strategies. They are planning to help people with autism learn to cope better.

Campus Announcements

  • The Stanford Retiree Insider: On Wednesday, Aug. 15, University Human Resources will distribute the summer issue of The Stanford Retiree Insider, a quarterly digital newsletter dedicated to keeping retired Stanford faculty and staff informed and engaged. To sign up to receive the newsletter in your email inbox or to view past issues, visit the UHR Newsroom.
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ASK STANFORD MED looks at how excessive Internet use may be harmful to our health . . .

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