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Stanford Report

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012

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New Kelp Forest Array will improve ocean monitoring

The new Kelp Forest Array, located just offshore of Stanford's Hopkins Marine Station, will provide the power and real-time data access scientists need to monitor the effects of climate change on the California coast.

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Program will support 20 African students at Stanford

The new MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program will support 20 undergraduates from Sub-Saharan Africa at Stanford. The new program was announced during a United Nations special session yesterday highlighting the Education First initiative.

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BeWell: Learning to self-manage a chronic disease

Kate Lorig, professor emerita and director of Stanford's Patient Education Research Center, created the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. BeWell asked her to discuss her work.


Stanford Management Company releases 2012 results

The Stanford University Merged Pool (MP) achieved a 1.0 percent investment return for the 12 months that ended June 30, 2012, according to the Stanford Managment Company. The MP is Stanford's primary investment pool and includes most of the university's endowment and expendable funds, as well as capital reserves from Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.

Campus Announcements

  • Free flu shots in October: You're feeling healthy, you're terribly busy, so you think—maybe—you'll just skip getting a flu shot this year. Think again! Virtually anyone affiliated with Stanford can get a free flu shot beginning in early October. It's easy. Check the schedule and plan your visit.
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Developmental biologist LUCY SHAPIRO adds the Horwitz Prize to her list of accolades for work on the three-dimensional organization of bacteria cells . . .

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