Stanford Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Does the Golden Ratio Not Measure Up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Hyperallergic

    Le Corbusier designed glimmering high-rises while Salvador Dali painted implausible landscapes, yet they had one thing in common: both embraced the golden ratio as gospel and used it in their work. But could it be possible that these two 20th century masters had fallen for nothing more than the art world equivalent of an old wive's tale? A recent article published in Fast Company claims that's the case, presenting some convincing evidence from Stanford University mathematician Keith Devlin.

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  2. Stanford study bolsters support for Mandarin immersion programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... immersion class at Ohlone Elementary school in Palo Alto in 2009. Photo by Shawn Fender. Findings from a new Stanford Graduate School of Education study on the benefits of Ohlone Elementary School's Mandarin immersion program might just convince any ...

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  3. Finding the Rhythm of Sudden Cardiac Death: New Opportunities Using...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 4 | Circulation

    From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute , Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine , Stanford University School of Medicine, CA; and Cardiovascular Research Center and Department of Physiology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA . Correspondence to Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, 265 Campus Dr, Room G1120B, Stanford, CA 94305.

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  4. Menlo Park: New plan for Stanford project's Middle Avenue plazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Almanac

    A schematic showing the proposed location for the public plaza at Stanford University's planned mixed-use complex along 500 El Camino Real. Organizers said about 150 people attended workshops on May 28 and May 30 to participate in redesigning a public plaza for Stanford University's proposed mixed-use complex on El Camino Real in Menlo Park.

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  5. Gunn juniors looking for fast times at state track finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... use dual meets for training," explained Gunn coach PattiSue Plumer, a two-time Olympian and former All-American at Stanford. "I've quadrupled in every league race this year," said Miklos. "It's going to help me at state, having that endurance. ...

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  6. student group reshapes music-making hierarchyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Stanford

    ... model, albeit in the music arena, not the boardroom. Twenty-four undergraduates make up the student-run Stanford Collaborative Orchestra (SCOr), a symphonic ensemble employing a democratic model of collaborative leadership in an orchestral setting. ...

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  7. Surprising link found between creative problem-solving and increased activity in the cerebellumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Medical News

    Investigators at Stanford University have found a surprising link between creative problem-solving and heightened activity in the cerebellum, a structure located in the back of the brain and more typically thought of as the body's movement-coordination center. The cerebellum, traditionally viewed as the brain's practice-makes-perfect, movement-control center, hasn't been previously recognized as critical to creativity.

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  8. Martin Luther King Jr.: Facts and Information Before Visiting National Historical SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | News Max

    ... Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute in Stanford, Calif., supports a broad range of activities illuminating the Nobel Peace laureate's life and the movements he inspired. The ...

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  9. Bonny Zanardi:Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... of copying" during the Renaissance. The Cantor Arts Center is off Palm Drive at Lomita Drive and Museum Way on the Stanford University campus. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays, with extended hours until 8 p.m. Thursdays. ...

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  10. Stanford Museums VolunteerRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Pacific Sun

    ... Our volunteers are considered ambassadors of the museum; they represent the University, the Anderson Collection at Stanford University and The Cantor Arts Center.

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  11. Stanford University lab may have received live anthrax sampleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    At least 26 people are being treated for potential exposure to deadly anthrax after an Army biodefense facility in Utah mistakenly sent live samples to military and private laboratories -- including one at Stanford University -- in as many as nine states and South Korea, officials said Thursday. No confirmed infections were reported, and Pentagon officials insisted the accidental shipments of live Bacillus anthracis spores around the country and halfway around the world posed no risk to the general public.

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  12. Stanford women soak up experience of first NCAA titleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The newly crowned NCAA Division I champion Stanford women's golf team received a heroine's welcome on Thursday when it returned to campus about noon local time. Administrators, coaches, fellow student-athletes and well-wishers greeted the team when it arrived in front of Maples Pavilion.

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  13. Stanford men take shot at duplicating women's titleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Palo Alto Weekly

    History can be made next week for the Stanford golf program, but it's up to the Cardinal men to make it happen. Just two days after the Cardinal women captured their first-ever NCAA title, the Stanford men will return to the same course and begin their quest to do the same.

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  14. Stanford Not Threatened By Vial Possibly Carrying AnthraxRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Patch.com

    Stanford University officials assured the public today that a vial potentially carrying live anthrax that was shipped to a campus laboratory last year has not threatened the school. The Centers for Disease Control alerted Stanford on Tuesday that the vial was one of many shipped nationwide containing the agent Bacillus anthracis, which may not have been fully deactivated before it was sent by the Department of Defense, university officials said.

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  15. Stanford may have received live anthrax sampleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | KRON 4

    Stanford University on Thursday confirmed its medical school may be one of 18 locations that received live anthrax samples from the U.S. military. The university said that "there is no threat to campus or public safety" from the shipment of a single vial it received in July.

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  16. Super Bowl 50 teams will stay in South Bay; practice at San Jose State, StanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... downtown Marriott Hotel. The other competing team will lodge at the Santa Clara Marriott Hotel and practice at Stanford University. The San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee unveiled their a rendering of the Super Bowl 50 fan village ...

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  17. Worth a Look: A community art and music festival, summer garden sculptures and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... sea in "Bleu!" an interactive theater and dance production from Italy's Compagnia T.P.O. They'll be at Stanford University's Bing Concert Hall Friday-Saturday, June 5-6, with this show for all ages. Tickets are $15-$30. Go to live.stanford.edu or ...

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  18. Cycles of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... and clear acknowledgment that every life ends with death. On Friday, June 5, the former Palo Alto resident and Stanford University employee will return to town to read from her new collection. She'll be joined by fellow poet Henri Bensussen, also ...

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  19. breakthrough heralds super-efficient light-based computersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Stanford

    ... on the right. This is a greatly magnified image of a working device that is about the size of a speck of dust. Stanford electrical engineer Jelena Vuckovic wants to make computers faster and more efficient by reinventing how they send data back and ...

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  20. Search committee appointed for new Stanford VP for Human ResourcesRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Stanford

    President John Hennessy has announced the appointment of the search committee to fill the post of vice president for Human Resources, a vacancy that will be created with the departure of current Vice President David Jones in July. The committee is now seeking nominations for the position, which is responsible for overseeing the eight departments that provide key support and employment services to Stanford faculty, staff, retirees, student employees and postdoctoral students.

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