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Stanford Report

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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Stanford to offer more free online classes for the world

Following a successful pilot that drew more than 350,000 participants worldwide, Stanford will launch five free online classes. Professor John Mitchell has been appointed special assistant to President Hennessy for educational technology.

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Trans-Atlantic bond between Keats brothers an inspiration

English Professor Denise Gigante examines the life of John Keats through the lens of his relationship with his American immigrant brother, George. She has dedicated her research to their troubled, yet unwavering, brotherly love.

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Margot Gerritsen on the need for energy literacy in the U.S.

Although the United States is one of the world's biggest energy consumers, the average American has little knowledge about basic energy issues, says Margot Gerritsen, associate professor of energy resources engineering.

Campus Announcements

  • Unwind with BeWell: BeWell invites Stanford faculty and staff to explore Zumba, yoga, Tai Chi and other stress-busting activities on Thursday, March 8, from 3 - 5 p.m. at the Arrillaga Center for Sports and Recreation. In addition to free exercise classes there will be chair massages and other giveaways. For details, visit the Event Calendar listing.
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