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May 16 2014
On January 16, 2014, Robert Proctor was invited to the White House to celebrate the release of the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health.  Proctor, who served as a Senior Scientific Reviewer for the report, is cited over 30 times in the 1400-page volume, including his...
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May 9 2014 | Stanford Report
Stanford Report, May 9, 2014Stanford juniors to explore leadership in new September Studies program Leadership Intensive will become Stanford's fifth September Studies program, joining Arts Intensive, Bing Honors College, Sophomore College and Leland Scholars. BY KATHLEEN J. SULLIVAN Stanford has...
group photo of Robert Darnton, Caroline Winterer, Robert Townsend
May 9 2014 | HNN
For generations, the training of history PhD candidates has remained relatively static. Graduate students are expected to research and publish book-length dissertations with the ultimate goal of obtaining a tenure-track position at a four-year college or university. But in practice, PhDs are...
Londa Schiebinger lecturing
Apr 24 2014 | Stanford Report
American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects 11 Stanford professors to 2014 class The academy is one of the country's oldest and most prestigious honorary learned societies, and a leading center for independent policy research. Eleven Stanford professors recently have been elected as members of the...
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Apr 3 2014 | TAKE TWO
History Professor Mikael Wolfe discusses Mexico's groundwater depletion and its relationship to migration in the article "Mexican state of Guanajuato suffering poor water quality, erosion issues" by Molly Peterson (Take Two, December 19th, 2013).