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  1. Cleveland native Jennifer Eberhardt awarded "genius grant"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Cleveland.com

    That's the amount of time that Stanford University social psychologist and Cleveland native Jennifer Eberhardt used when showing almost-subliminal images of black or white men to test subjects who were then timed on how long it took them to recognize the fuzzy image of a gun or other crime-related object as it came into focus. When a black face was shown, the gun was spotted faster than when a white face appeared - illustrating how race can influence even perceptions of visual objects and the environment.

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  2. University of California votes not to divest from fossil fuelsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Reuters

    The University of California voted on Friday to maintain its investments in fossil fuels, frustrating a student-led effort to divest its portfolio in oil, natural gas and coal. UC is among the major college endowments have been reluctant to shake up their portfolios by pulling out of fossil fuels after Stanford University, one of the most prestigious and wealthiest in America, took that step in May. Jagdeep Bachher, UC Regent's Chief Investment Officer, said in a presentation that UC's fossil fuel holdings amounts to $10 billion of the $91 billion in the college's investment portfolio.

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  3. Multicultural EmpireStudies show bias against African Americans common in criminal justice systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... system, such as when people are arrested and charged or obtain plea bargains from prosecutors. Stanford University researcher Jennifer Eberhardt has found that people's associations of black people with crime can lead to bias in the judicial system. ...

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  4. Watch What's Working: Carol Dweck Talks Growth MindsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Edutopia

    ... abilities. They need schools, in other words, that encourage "the growth mindset." Here's Carol Dweck, Stanford University's growth mindset guru and researcher, talking about how Envision Education offers students a "winning combination" of high ...

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  5. Audi Nabs California's First Autonomous Driving PermitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Inhabitat

    ... prompts that indicate when the human or the vehicle are handling driving functions. Audi, ERL and Stanford University engineers also collaborated on the development of the autonomous Audi TTS Pikes Peak car. " Driverless vehicle technology has the ...

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  6. Counting Fish Teeth Reveals Regulatory DNA...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | RedOrbit

    ... for understanding what causes malformations, such as a cleft palate." Miller and his UC Berkeley and Stanford University colleagues reported their findings online last week in advance of publication in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy ...

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  7. White House anti-assault campaign uses stars, sports to reach campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | AlertNet

    Students retrieve their bicycles after leaving a class, at the Main Quad at Stanford University in Stanford, California, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach WASHINGTON, Sept 19 - U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, who have long talked about the need to curb sexual assault at universities, will get some help on Friday from some people who young adults actually listen to: celebrities and athletes.

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  8. What's at stake in the Google antitrust case?Read the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Aurora Era-Banner

    Larry Page and Sergey Brin were probably untroubled by fears of a European tribunal during their years cooped in a dormitory in Stanford University, rattling their keyboards as the first iteration of Google came together on their monitors. But times change.

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  9. Inmate health coaches: Oregon prisoners taught to tend their own...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | OregonLive.com

    ... how his life went off the tracks. He rebuilt mind, body and spirit through a program developed at Stanford University. Oregon is one of just three states that regularly offer prisoners the university's Chronic Disease Self-Management Program , says ...

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  10. Bestselling author William Kent Krueger in Decorah Oct. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Decorah Journal

    ... were New York Times best sellers. Raised in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon, Krueger briefly attended Stanford University - before being kicked out for radical activities. After that, he logged timber, worked construction, tried his hand at ...

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  11. OECD and National Bureau of Economic Research Conference on...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | PressReleasePoint

    ... (Professor of Social Sciences at Northwestern University), Nicholas Bloom (Professor of Economics at Stanford University) and Michael Greenstone (Energy Policy Institute). The conference, which takes place at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris , is ...

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  12. Palma High School physics teacher Chris O'Brien helps senior Neeraj Lal after school on Wednesday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Salinas Californian

    ... all-boys Catholic prep. He holds a bachelor's degree in physics and a master's in education - both from Stanford University. He is credentialed to teach physics and mathematics. At Stanford, he worked as a research assistant in the university's ...

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  13. The 15 Best Colleges In America, According To People Who Work In FinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Silicon Alley Insider

    MIT had been the king of colleges on our list of the Best Colleges in America for the last four years in a row, but this year Stanford University came out on top. The same, it turns out, Stanford University is still the best college in America, according to people who work in the finance industry.

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  14. A lifetime of keeping an eye on ChinaRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | China Daily

    ... language immediately after he graduated from Rutgers, spending the summer of 1969 in language classes at Stanford University. When Pollack started to pursue his PhD in political science and international relations at the University of Michigan in ...

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  15. 9-19-14 11:10am Don Dubuc: on fracking, hour 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Don Dubuc fills in for Garland and talks with Charlotte Batson of Helis and Rob Jackson of Stanford University about fracking on the northshore. Actually is Don Don Dubuque in for Garland Robinette on Fridays as of Friday edition of the think tank thanks for joining us.

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  16. Can Apple Increase The iPhone's ASP and Gross Margin By Giving Away Memory?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Forbes.com

    ... at IBM in a variety of sales and manufacturing positions. I have a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Economics from the University of Sussex, England. announced the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus the company ...

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  17. In suburban Philly, Wolf promises fracking tax revenue for schools: Friday Morning CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | PennLive.com

    ... he really cares about the school district," Woods-Elliot , a senior with 4.0 GPA who hopes to attend Stanford University next fall, told the station. "And if he does become governor, I hope that he follows through with his answer." More astute ...

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  18. Scottish Independence: Strong Democracy, Weak GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Forbes.com

    ... of electoral democracies increased from about 35 to almost 120. Francis Fukuyama, Senior Fellow at Stanford University and author of two brilliant volumes, The Origins of Political Order and Political Order and Political Decay , asserts that ...

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  19. Watching Neurons Learn: Learning New Ideas Is More DifficultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Scientific Blogging

    ... researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, and Stephen Ryu, a consulting engineer at Stanford University and a neurosurgeon at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in California. "We see the neuromechanics of it. The entire field of ...

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  20. Deroy Murdock: Hillary's Benghazi-Whitewater connection?Read the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | UnionLeader.com

    ... ased Fox News contributor and a media fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University.

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