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Stanford Report

Dec. 4, 2012

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School of Engineering honors seven who've made an impact

The founders of Yahoo!, an earthquake engineer and a former U.S. secretary of defense are among those selected as Stanford Engineering Heroes who have advanced the course of human, social and economic progress through engineering.

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How a Stanford professor 'liberates' large lectures

In a Nov. 29 talk, Timothy Bresnahan, the Landau Professor in Technology and the Economy, described his approach to teaching students in large lecture classes: know them, challenge them, liberate them.

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Basic research needed for promising energy sources

Developers of renewable energy and shale gas must overcome fundamental geological and environmental challenges if these promising energy sources are to reach their full potential, according to a trio of leading geoscientists.

Campus Announcements

  • Storm preparation: Recent storms remind us that it's a good time to review winter storm preparedness procedures. Laboratory facilities should review their power outage procedures to ensure that critical equipment is connected to an emergency power source. Residents should have working flashlights with fresh batteries and a fully stocked emergency kit at hand. Preparedness guides for flooding and power outages as well as other scenarios are available on the Environmental Health & Safety website.
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