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Thursday, November 29, 2018


The future of fighting cancer

SLAC and Stanford researchers hope to develop technology to reduce the side effects of cancer radiation therapy by shrinking its duration from minutes to under a second.



Risk of hot, dry years

Odds are rising that warm, dry conditions – the kind that can hurt crop yields and exacerbate wildfires – could strike multiple regions at once, finds climate scientist Noah Diffenbaugh.



Shoved off the retirement cliff?

A majority of retirees would prefer to be working if they could find a job that afforded some flexibility, says GSB's Christopher Tonetti in a new study.

The Dish

ELIZABETH BERNHARDT has been honored for her leadership in post-secondary foreign language education by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

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  • Swastika investigation: President Marc Tessier-Lavigne denounced the appearance of a crudely drawn swastika discovered Tuesday on a piano at Bing Concert Hall. The Stanford Department of Public Safety is investigating. 
  • Faculty Senate: The Faculty Senate meeting on Nov. 29 will feature a discussion on free speech, academic freedom and campus climate. The meeting will begin at 3:15 p.m. in Room 180 of the School of Law. Discussion is limited to members of the senate, but members of the Stanford community may request to attend the meeting by contacting Adrienne Emory, assistant academic secretary, at For more information on the 51st Senate of the Academic Council, visit the Faculty Senate website.  
  • Big Game Week, again: Big Game versus Cal, postponed by the tragic Northern California wildfires and resulting smoke, will be played Saturday, Dec. 1, at noon in Berkeley. Go Cardinal. Beat Cal.

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