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Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012

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Taubman book describes improbable nuclear alliance

In a new book, Philip Taubman of the Center for International Security and Cooperation explores the alliance of five men—three from Stanford—who helped build America's nuclear arsenal and now want to dismantle it.

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Eighth annual Pan-Asian Music Festival begins Friday

Now in its eighth year, Stanford's Pan-Asian Music Festival has established itself as one of the most important Asian music festivals in the United States. It begins Friday.

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Stanford/Packard imaging reveals kids' brains on humor

Researchers have scanned the brains of kids watching funny videos to see which brain regions are active as their sense of humor develops. The researchers hope to better understand how positive emotions affect a child's well-being.

Campus Announcements

  • CCSRE Graduate Fellowships: The Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity is accepting nominations and applications for graduate fellowships for the 2012-13 academic year. The fellowships provide support to new and advanced graduate students interested in teaching and/or completing their dissertation. Visit the CCSRE website.
  • Engineering annual report: The School of Engineering has published its annual report for 2010-11. Check it out at the annual report website.
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Highly respected urologic surgeon and Stanford graduate joins the university as chair of the DEPARTMENT OF UROLOGY . . .

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