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Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012

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A biology professor's close encounters with African lions

Lions are being lost at an alarming rate across Africa. Susan McConnell, left, a biology professor at Stanford and a wildlife photographer, traveled to the Niassa National Reserve in the far north of Mozambique to see why the lions are in trouble and what's being done to help.

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Medicine's money crunch: The costs of research, care

The Fall 2012 issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores medicine's drying funding pool, the competition for research dollars and the costs of some cancer screenings. There also is a conversation with Melinda Gates about contraception.

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BeWell@Stanford: How to avoid the holiday weight gain

From Halloween candy to holiday feasts, the next few months can test even the most disciplined weight watcher. Deborah Balfanz, who teaches a weight management class for the Health Improvement Program, offers tips on how to reduce your caloric intake this season.

Campus Announcements

  • Nominations sought for Roland Prize: Do you know a Stanford faculty member who has involved students in integrating academic scholarship with significant and meaningful volunteer service? Nominate him or her for the 2013 Miriam Roland Volunteer Service Prize. Nominations are due Dec. 5, 2012. To learn more or to submit a nomination, visit the prize website.
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