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Feb 24 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Staff, Students
The speakers at the Feb. 23 meeting included President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Pamela Matson, dean of the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences. At the meeting the senate passed a resolution to establish a Residential Programs Faculty Board, and Hans Weiler, academic secretary,...
Feb 24 2017 | Stanford Engineering | Posted In: In the News
The best way for millions of farmers in Africa to escape poverty is to move from rain-fed farming to irrigated farming. Irrigation transforms farming by allowing for annual production instead of sporadic production. Using the irrigation technology developed by KickStart International, a nonprofit...
Feb 24 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News
Sonia Sotomayor, who joined the U.S. Supreme Court in 2009, will converse with Stanford Law School Dean Mary Elizabeth Magill in Memorial Auditorium on March 10. The event is open only to faculty, staff and students.  Sonia Sotomayor, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States,...
Feb 23 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News, Research, Students
As an undergraduate in the Iranian Studies Program, Anna Polishchuk translated top-secret documents from the Soviet Union as she researched the relationship between Iran’s pro-communist groups and the Soviets during the 1979 Iranian Revolution. Anna Polishchuk has been interested in history, arts...
Feb 23 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research, Staff, Students
Assessment of complex issues like climate change adds enormous value to the scientific landscape, creating foundations for government and society. But the process isn’t always easy, says climate scientist Katharine Mach.

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