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Feb. 17, 2012

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New roles needed for older citizens in an aging America

America's percentage of older people is rising rapidly. But that's not just a problem, says longevity expert Laura Carstensen. It's also a chance to improve transportation, redesign the suburbs and gain from the experience of elders.

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Fiorina on Santorum's rise, Republican dissatisfaction

Santorum is surging in the polls, Romney is having a hard time relating to voters, and there's a real possibility the GOP could have no nominee by the time the convention rolls around, says political scientist Morris Fiorina.

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Stanford graduate named Gates Cambridge Scholar

Sarah Mummah, who earned a bachelor's degree in human biology in 2010, has been named a 2012 Gates Cambridge Scholar. She is founder and executive director of a tutoring and mentoring program for Palo Alto middle schoolers.

Campus Announcements

  • Mozart's birthday celebration: Join Continuing Studies on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. for a musical party in celebration of the 256th birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Hosted by the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra's musical director, Benjamin Simon, the evening will feature the orchestra's "all stars" on violin, viola and cello. There will be a Mozart Trivia Contest and a guest appearance by young Wolfie himself. For details, visit the Event Calendar listing.
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the dish

GLYNN, KRAWINKLER and PELC also elected to National Academy of Engineering . . .  CARDINAL DIVER, COACH and ALUM headed for FINA Diving World Cup in London  . . .

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