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July 30, 2012

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Bernard Muir next athletic director

Bernard Muir, director of athletics and recreation services at the University of Delaware, has been named Stanford's director of athletics. He will begin work next month. Muir was appointed to his new post by Provost John Etchemendy, who said, "In Bernard Muir, we are confident we have a leader with the integrity, experience and commitment to ensure that Stanford's athletic legacy continues."

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Q&A with terrorism expert on security at the Olympics

Martha Crenshaw, a senior fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, explains what kinds of threats exist at the Olympic Games and the challenges of securing such a large event.

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In Red Barn program, horses teach lessons in leadership

Formally launched this spring, the Stanford Red Barn Leadership Program offers leadership, team building and youth development training, using horses to teach life lessons that participants can use inside and outside the stable.

Campus Announcements

  • Academic Council Professoriate appointments: The following Academic Council Professoriate appointments, promotions and reappointments for the periods indicated were reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Academic Council on April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8 and May 15, 2012, and were approved by President John Hennessy. Please note that while the appointments were approved by the president, not all of them have been accepted.
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TINA SEELIG, executive director for the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, gave a crash course in creativity during TEDxStanford. If you missed it, you can catch it on video . . .

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