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Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012

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Tanner Lectures to explore costs, technology in higher ed

William G. Bowen, left, president emeritus of Princeton University and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will deliver this year's Tanner Lectures on Human Values on Oct. 10 and 11. Bowen will give two talks: "The Productivity Problem in Higher Education" and "Prospects for an Online Learning Fix."

Photo: of Art Professor Terry Berlier

Artist makes creations from trash and a twisted home

Terry Berlier, assistant professor of art and art history, spent her October-to-January sabbatical pushing a discarded shopping cart around a city dump collecting odds and ends to function as the raw material for her art.

Photo of psychiatry Professor David Spiegel and a patient

Research explains why hypnosis doesn't work for all

Not everyone is able to be hypnotized, and new research from the Medical School shows how the brains of such people differ from those who can easily be put into a trance. David Spiegel, professor of psychiatry, led the study.

Campus Announcements

  • Breathing for Longevity, Love and Livelihood: A four-week class taught by Tia Rich, senior health promotion specialist in the Health Improvement Program, is designed to help you learn breathing techniques that improve concentration and infuse vitality into your body after a demanding day. The class is scheduled for Wednesdays, Oct. 10 through Oct. 31, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Cubberley Education Building. For registration details, visit the Event Calendar listing.
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Stanford scholars awarded NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION grants to explore oceans, woodlands . . .

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