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The Poet Of Palo Alto: John Steinbeck’s Stanford Experience

John Steinbeck is one of the most revered American literary figures and the author of numerous “classic” books that are routinely assigned in high school and college classrooms. Born in 1902, Steinbeck left college and worked as a manual laborer while trying to learn the craft of writing. Extremely prolific, he authored more than 30 books, including 16 novels, six non-fiction books, and two collections of short stories…

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Major Alumni Award Goes To Stanford’s Preeminent Cell Biologist Sandra Schmid

Renowned cell biologist and academic Sandra Schmid is universally recognized for her groundbreaking research on endocytosis, a fundamental cellular process that plays an essential role in nutrient and antigen processing. A pioneer in her field, she recently discovered isoform-specific functions of dynamin that are activated in cancer cells…

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