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Nov. 20, 2012

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Course designed to teach frosh to think like scientists

In the new Thinking Matters course "The Science of MythBusters," Stanford freshmen learn the scientific method by studying exploding chicken manure and the mathematical probabilities of winning game shows. The course is based loosely on the Discovery Channel's MythBusters.

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Rhodes Scholars shaped by their personal narratives

During their Rhodes Scholarship interviews, Margaret Hayden, left, talked about her quest to understand mental illness, while Rachel Kolb let a sign interpreter help express her commitment to access, equality and difference. photo of a christmas tree bulb on a fraying rope

BeWell@Stanford: Tips for surviving the family holiday

Does the thought of the holiday season give you a case of frayed nerves? BeWell asked Mary Foston-English, assistant director of Stanford’s Faculty and Staff Help Center, for advice on taking care of ourselves, especially at this time of year.

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COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA will commemorate SLAC's 50th anniversary . . .

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