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Oct. 29, 2012

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Scholars assess presidential candidates' education views

During a forum last Thursday at the EAST House dorm, education Professor Michael Kirst, left, and Hoover Fellow Eric Hanushek discussed the education policies put forth by President Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney.

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Experts: Balanced approach needed to energy production

Last week, a group of Stanford energy and climate experts said energy policies that wean us off fossil fuels and drive innovation in renewable energy are the best and most environmentally responsible way to meet growing demand.

Photo  of Michael Ignatieff giving a talk at the Humanities Center. Photo by Steve Castillo

Canadian leader urges a return to civility in politics

Michael Ignatieff is a history scholar and a former leader of the Canadian Liberal Party. During a recent talk at the Humanities Center, he described a "crisis of representation" emerging from the increasingly divided political culture of both the United States and Canada.

Campus Announcements

  • Open Enrollment has begun: During Open Enrollment, which runs until Nov. 15, you can change your health and life benefits for 2013, re-enroll in your health care and/or dependent day care Flexible Spending Account, and add or remove dependents. Get more information about your benefit choices on the Stanford Benefits website.
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