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  1. Stanford Names New Dean for Religious LifeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 |

    The Very Rev. Dr. Jane Shaw, dean of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, has been named dean for religious life at Stanford University, Provost John Etchemendy announced today.


  2. In Memory: David Halliburton, Stanford Professor Emeritus of English...Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 12 |

    BY TANU WAKEFIELD The Humanities at Stanford / STANFORD NEWS SERVICE David Garland Halliburton, professor emeritus of English, died June 2 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.


  3. Expert in Late Greek Philosophy, Stanford Professor Emeritus Michael Wigodsky Passes AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 |

    BY SHARA TONN STANFORD NEWS SERVICE Stanford Professor Emeritus Michael Wigodsky, 78, passed away from cancer in his Mountain View home on May 9. An expert in early Latin literature and later Greek philosophy, Wigodsky spent his academic career in the classics.


  4. Contract Negotiations Underway for Union Workers at StanfordRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 |

    From STANFORD NEWS SERVICE: Representatives from Stanford University and SEIU Higher Education Workers Local 2007 began negotiations July 1 on a new contract, using an "interest-based" collaborative approach that focuses on creating effective solutions for both parties.


  5. Missing Person Alert: Woman, 70s, Left on Foot from College Terrace NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 |

    News alert from the Palo Alto Police Department: We need your help to locate this woman in her 70s, who walked away from her family's home in the 2200 block of Harvard Street in the College Terrace neighborhood this morning at 8:15 a.m. Motoko Higashiyama is visiting from Japan for only this week, and is unfamiliar with the neighborhood.


  6. Heads Up! Several Summer Construction Projects Underway at StanfordRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 |

    BY KATHLEEN J. SULLIVAN This summer, construction activity is expected to increase all over campus as Stanford begins transforming the Old Chemistry Building into the Science Teaching and Learning Center, renovating Roble Gymnasium and erecting the Panama Mall Office Building.


  7. Stanford Jazz Workshop Gives Middle, High Schools Students A Start In Jazz, 'Innovative' MindsetRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 |

    News release from the Stanford Jazz Festival/Stanford Jazz Workshop: Yale Alumnae Meklit will perform Friday at Stanford Jazz Festival.


  8. Campus Grieving Death of Stanford SeniorRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 |

    By Stanford News Service: The Stanford family is grieving the death of senior Xavier Leyva-Quintana, 22, who was found unresponsive Sunday in his room at his residence, Xanadu.


  9. Week in Review: Tear-Jerker Dad's Day; Most Generous Stanford Donation; Clay & Glass Date; Brush FireRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2014 |

    The Best Father's Day Gift Ever . How "ordinary" father-son relationships transform to the extraordinary.


  10. 'Summer Scamper' Runs/Walks Are Next Sunday in Palo AltoRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2014 |

    The 4th annual Summer Scamper benefiting Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is set for Sunday, June 22. The courses run through the Stanford campus and are designed for participants of all ages.


  11. Stanford Philosophy Professor Grigori Mints, World-Renowned Logician, Dies at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 |

    BY TANU WAKEFIELD Grigori "Grisha" Mints, a professor of philosophy and, by courtesy, of mathematics and of computer science at Stanford University , died May 29 after being hospitalized with pneumonia.


  12. Q&A With Stanford Experts on Teacher-Tenure LawsRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 |

    BY CLIFTON B. PARKER A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled June 10 that California's teacher tenure laws deprive students of their constitutional right to an education.


  13. Stanford Names New Dean of EngineeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 |

    Persis Drell, former director of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will be the next dean of the Stanford University School of Engineering, President John Hennessy announced last week.


  14. Stanford Professor To Be Feted Sunday For Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace WorkRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 |

    Stanford University Professor Emerita Dr. Carol Hutner Winograd , a Palo Alto activist and philanthropist, will receive the prestigious "Justice and Peace" award Sunday, given annually by J Street, a national organization that works for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.


  15. Anderson Collection at Stanford Opens to Public on Sept. 21 [VIDEO]Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 |

    From STANFORD NEWS: The Anderson Collection at Stanford University is the core of one of the world's most outstanding private assemblies of modern and contemporary American art.


  16. Week in Review: Oops, Bad Idea To Attend H.S. Graduation; 'Neighbors' Extended; Clambakes A-Comin'Read the original story

    Jun 1, 2014 |

    Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Wife Donating $120 Million to Bay Area Schools . The first $5 million of the fund will go to several mid-Peninsula school districts.


  17. Avenidas Awards Local Attorney with Lifetime Achievement AwardRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 |

    Greg Gallo , a partner at the East Palo Alto and global law firm DLA Piper , was just awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Avenidas , the P alo Alto based non-profit organization that serves seniors in the region.


  18. Medical Network Rebrands As 'Stanford Children's Health'Read the original story

    May 28, 2014 |

    Stanford Children's Health has formally launched the organization's new brand, which underscores the ongoing expansion of its network and access to care beyond Palo Alto to dozens of locations across the Bay Area.


  19. Stanford Sophomore Earns Future Energy Business Leader of 2014 ScholarshipRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 |

    Darren Handoko, a sophomore at Stanford University, has been named the US winner of The Oxford Princeton Programme 's Future Energy Business Leaders of the 21st Century Scholarship.


  20. For Whom The Stanford Bells Toll: 'Concert for Contemplation' Friday at NoonRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 |

    On Friday, May 23, at 12 noon, Stanford University will ring the Hoover carillon bells to signal the university's commitment to the well-being of the members of the campus community.


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