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2 hrs ago | T.H.E. Journal

More School Time on Math Won't Help Struggling Students in the Long Run

Will more time in math class equate to more math fluency for middle school students? Not in the long run, according to research done at Stanford University's Center for Educational Policy Analysis .

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Startups, Stanford University, Miami Dade County, FL, Family, Kids

6 hrs ago | Saratoga News

New California Supreme Court justice

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday nominated Stanford University law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar to a vacancy on the California Supreme Court, adding a Latino to the state's high court and again choosing a prominent legal scholar without judicial experience to shape the court's future.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Startups, Stanford University, UC Berkeley

6 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Bio of court nominee Mariano-Florentino Cuellar

Bachelor's degree, Harvard College; Juris Doctor degree, Yale Law School; Doctor of Philosophy degree in political science, Stanford University.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

6 hrs ago | ECNmag

Self-cooling solar cells boost power, last longer

Scientists may have overcome one of the major hurdles in developing high-efficiency, long-lasting solar cells-keeping them cool, even in the blistering heat of the noonday Sun.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Pacific Sun

3 Local Poets in Menlo Park

The public is invited meet three acclaimed local poets and hear their work, during a free program to be presented by the Menlo Park Library on Saturday, August 2. Caroline Goodwin is San Mateo County's first Poet Laureate.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Montara, CA, Arts, Poetry, Startups, Stanford University

The Modesto Bee

Bio of court nominee Mariano-Florentino Cuellar

Bachelor's degree, Harvard College; Juris Doctor degree, Yale Law School; Doctor of Philosophy degree in political science, Stanford University.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Inside Bay Area

Margaret Lavin: Bay Area Teachers Attend Math and Science Summer Fellowship Program

For 30 consecutive years Industry Initiatives for Science and Math Education has partnered with Bay Area companies, universities and research labs to provide teachers with unique professional development opportunities.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Startups, Stanford University, Redwood City, CA, Genetics, Medicine

Inside Bay Area

New California Supreme Court justice

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday nominated Stanford University law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar to a vacancy on the California Supreme Court, adding a Latino to the state's high court and again choosing a prominent legal scholar without judicial experience to shape the court's future.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Startups, Stanford University, UC Berkeley

EurekAlert!

Self-cooling solar cells boost power, last longer

This drawing demonstrates how solar cells cool themselves by shepherding away unwanted thermal radiation.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Jersey Journal

N.J. millionaires tax: Find a way without making N.J.'s image worse

Recent Star-Ledger op-eds by Gordon MacInnes and Sen. Joe Kyrillos analyzed New Jersey's budget challenges and the potential impact of a "millionaires tax."

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Related Topix: New Jersey, New Jersey Government, Startups, Stanford University, Opinion

Business Wire

Fitch Upgrades Stanford Hospital & Clinics, CA's Revs to 'AA'; Outlook Revised to Stable

CONSISTENT FINANCIAL STRENGTHENING: The upgrade to 'AA' from 'AA-' reflects SHC's improving operating profitability, robust debt service coverage, growing liquidity and strong philanthropic support on their hospital replacement project.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Stanford

Dean of Grace Cathedral to become Stanford dean for religious life

The Very Rev. Dr. Jane Shaw will be the new dean for religious life at Stanford and will also teach students as a faculty member in the Department of Religious Studies.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Startups, Stanford University

Fri Jul 18, 2014

StreetsBlog.org

SF: Initiative to Stop Downtown Menlo Park Growth Lands on Ballot

Stanford University has proposed to build this residential building and a public plaza at El Camino Real and Middle Avenue.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Startups, Stanford University, Auto Dealers, Atherton, CA

Nanotechweb.org

Plasmonic chip diagnoses diabetes

A plasmonic chip to diagnose type-1 diabetes? This is exactly what researchers at Stanford University have invented.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Startups, Stanford University, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Silicon Alley Insider

People Who Live In The Past May Be Better With Money

Financial website Magnify Money , working with Philip Zimbardo, professor emeritus of psychology at Stanford University, surveyed 500 people in each of six countries to gauge their financial health, financial literacy, and perspective on time.

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Science

[Working Life] Tell the negative committee to shut up

When I started out in Stanford University's biology doctoral program, I didn't feel ready.

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Silicon Alley Insider

4 Lessons Every Business Leader Can Learn From Legendary Marine General James 'Mad Dog' Mattis

Retired Marine General James Mattis has some advice for men and women looking to inspire and motivate employees in the corporate world: Lead by example.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly

Groundbreaking social entrepreneur Priya Haji dies

A Silicon Valley entrepreneur whose socially minded work included East Palo Alto's seminal drug-treatment nonprofit, Free At Last, has died, friends and colleagues said.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, East Palo Alto, CA, Non-Profit, Social Software, Startups, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Freshnews

aTyr, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The Scripps ...

The findings unveiled today in a publication in Science further supplies the basis for aTyr's ongoing clinical studies in the areas of rare diseases and represents an entirely new and unmined area of human biology for therapeutics.

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Related Topix: aTyr Pharma, Biology, Science, Scripps Research Institute, Technical Services, Startups, Stanford University, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

EurekAlert!

Carstensen to receive GSA's 2014 Distinguished Mentorship in Gerontology Award

The Gerontological Society of America - the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging - has chosen Laura Carstensen, PhD, of Stanford University as the 2014 recipient of the Distinguished Mentorship in Gerontology Award.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Psychology, Science, Stanford, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

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