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Stanford Report

    Friday,      Feb. 24, 2012

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Lively debates on conflicts, first-year requirements

At Thursday's Faculty Senate meeting, Peter Michelson, chair of the Committee on Research, presented proposed changes to the faculty conflict of interest policy. The senate also discussed proposed changes to freshman-year requirements.

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Engineering School names eight engineering trailblazers

The inventor of the first working laser, a co-founder of Sun Microsystems, Intel's former CEO and five others have been named Stanford Engineering Heroes for advancing human, social and economic progress through engineering.

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Stanford scientists trigger muscle stem cells to divide

A tiny piece of RNA plays a key role in determining when muscle stem cells from mice activate and start to divide, according to Medical School researchers led by Thomas Rando, director of the Glenn Laboratories for the Biology of Aging.

Campus Announcements

  • Cantor March newsletter: The Cantor Arts Center has published its March newsletter, highlighting continuing exhibitions and upcoming events. The staff's pick of the month is "Light Works: Dan Flavin and Robert Irwin," which opens March 21 and features two large pieces by installation artist and painter Dan Flavin and environmental artist and sculptor Robert Irwin.
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What happened when Saturday Night Live star SETH MEYERS did a favor for his old college friend — who happens to work at Stanford?

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