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Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012

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Campus honors life of  late President Richard Lyman

During a service Tuesday afternoon, the campus community celebrated the life and contributions of Stanford's seventh president, Richard W. Lyman, who died in May. Robert Gregg, a longtime friend of Lyman and former dean of Memorial Church, left, presided over the service.

Photo of elephants  Credit: Caitlin O'Connell-Rodwell and Tim O'Connell

For elephants, conversation is key to group cooperation

A new study by Stanford biologist Caitlin O'Connell-Rodwell documents how elephants in Africa use "rumbles" in a structured way to transmit signals longer distances both through the air and through ground vibrations.

Campus Announcements

  • Correction: Yesterday's Stanford Report contained an error about the start time for the Stanford Roundtable. The Roundtable, called "Gray Matters," will be held on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in Maples Pavilion. Admission is free; no tickets required.
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