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1. Stanford library unveils punk poster art collection

The archive of posters for legendary 1980s San Francisco bands offers a colorful path of research for scholars from diverse fields. The size and comprehensiveness of the Tom Law Punk Poster collection is probably unmatched anywhere, library officials say.

2. Margalit Fox and Kiese Laymon win Stanford's 2014 Saroyan Prize for Writing

Every two years, Stanford awards the William Saroyan Prize for International Writing to encourage new or emerging writers in nonfiction and fiction.

3. Stanford expert describes how U.S., China can avoid conflict

Intense competition between the United States and China will be one of the significant global issues in the years to come. But Stanford international security fellow Karl Eikenberry says conflict is far from inevitable.

4. Stanford scholar sees failure as key element of success for famous American authors

English professor Gavin Jones finds that acclaimed 19th century authors solidified their place in the literary canon by embracing the imperfection of the human condition.

5. A gentle reminder – and guidelines – from Stanford Recycling

As part of a collaborative effort by several campus departments, Stanford offers many ways for the campus community to minimize the amount of material sent to the landfill through its programs for reducing, reusing and recycling waste materials.

6. Congressional staffers learn about cybersecurity at Stanford boot camp

Two dozen senior congressional staffers are attending Stanford's inaugural cybersecurity boot camp this week. From role-playing exercises to expert discussions, the workshop is designed to improve national efforts in computer security.

7. Stanford course gives students just 10 weeks to design, build and fly tiny 'rescue' aircraft

Unique engineering course draws students from across campus with its hands-on approach to creating pilotless aircraft.

8. University to test upgrades to AlertSU system on Wednesday, Aug. 20



9. Stanford's 2014 Three Books program embraces theme of 'science and scientists'

Persis Drell is the first scientist to choose the summer reading list for incoming freshmen and transfers. The books' diversity of styles and approaches to science were picked to appeal to students' wide interests.

10. Stanford researcher gets first-time look at Antarctic minke whales feeding

An international team of researchers that included a Stanford scientist used digital tagging technology to study the unique feeding habits of Antarctic minke whales. ​