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Thursday, May 10, 2012

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Amy Blue Award winner recalls Blue's inspiration

Steve Papier, one of this year's Amy J. Blue Award winners, has maintained support systems for campus buildings for 44 years. Now the supervisor of engineering trades on campus, Papier draws his leadership style from his experiences with Blue herself.

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Study: Environment can shape goals and motivation

A new study by Stanford psychologist Paul O'Keefe suggests that the way we design our working and learning environments can change people's motivation for achieving important tasks. An environment of learning for learning's sake can have long-term effects on goals.

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Stanford's 2011 health report card shows improvement

High participation levels in the BeWell program and above-average attention to exercise, improved eating patterns and reduced smoking distinguish the Stanford community, according to the program's annual health report card.

Campus Announcements

  • Money, Politics and the Economy: National leaders and top researchers will gather Friday for the SIEPR Policy Forum on how to keep money in politics from corrupting elections and distorting economic policy. Click here for more information about the event, which is open to the Stanford community.
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Stanford economist and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution JOHN B. TAYLOR wins Hayek Prize . . .

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