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The novelist Richard Powers will be joining the faculty of the English Department this Fall as the Phil and Penny Knight Professor of Creative Writing. A long-time resident of Illinois, Powers previously held the Swanlund Endowed Chair at the…

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At the second annual Poetry Out Loud competition, students practice the timeless art of performing poetry, for cash prizes.

 

English Major Blake Montgomery '14

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English Major Holst Katsma '13 recently won two University Awards for his thesis: The Robert M. Golden Medal and The David M. Kennedy Honors Thesis Prize. Eleven seniors received the Golden Medal, which similarly distinguishes students…

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The Walter J. Gores Awards are the university's highest teaching honor. They are named for Professor Walter J. Gores, a member of the Stanford Class of 1917 who became a professor of design at the University of Michigan.

Stephen Hong…

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Once Marilyn Monroe vamped "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend," the 1925 bestselling novel was all but forgotten. Stanford hopes to restore the balance with its seasonal book club event. (By Cynthia Haven)