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May 15, 2012

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Sleepwalking more prevalent among adults than suspected

What goes bump in the night? In many U.S. households: people. That’s according to new Medical School research, which found that about 3.6 percent of U.S. adults are prone to sleepwalking. Maurice Ohayon, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, is lead author.

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Engineers tackle challenges of hypersonic flight virtually

A multiyear collaboration among Stanford engineering departments uses some of the world's fastest supercomputers to model the complexities of hypersonic flight. Someday, their work may lead to planes that fly at many times the speed of sound.

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Map shows how economics shaped the Roman Empire

ORBIS, an interactive digital model of the ancient Roman transportation system, shows how the empire was shaped by economic constraints. Classics Professor Walter Scheidel and Digital Humanities Specialist Elijah Meeks developed the map, which was launched May 2.

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Back-To-Back! Women's  water polo claims NCAA Title

With a 6-4 victory over USC Sunday in San Diego, the Stanford women's water polo team won its third NCAA championship and its second in a row. The win also was Stanford Athletic's 103rd NCAA title overall.

Campus Announcements

  • May 3 Faculty Senate minutes now online: At the May 3 Faculty Senate meeting, members and guests discussed two proposals designed to implement the new nondisciplinary undergraduate breadth requirements called Ways of Thinking, Ways of Doing. Read the full minutes on the Faculty Senate website.
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