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  • Researching with Primary Sources at Stanford | Undergraduate Academic Life
    s holdings of rare books manuscripts and other materials requiring special care and knowledge The University Archives holds the historically valuable and legally significant records of the University and Stanford community members Ranging in date from third century B C papyri to the latest Stanford Daily the collections cover numerous subject areas including history of science history of Silicon Valley classical to modern and contemporary literature Californiana and Western history the arts the Mexican American experience and of course the history of Stanford III SULAIR Music Library Archives The Stanford Music Library houses an impressive range of recordings and streaming audio from streaming audio to sheet music World War II radio shows and a range of authors reading their works The library is located in the Braun Music Center in the center of campus near the Post Office and the Law School click for a map but a vast array of its holdings are available through its website IV Art and Architecture Library The Art and Architecture Library offers a rich collection of both online image collections and a huge range of books including art catalogs art treatises art instruction and technical manuals illuminated manuscripts facsimiles emblem books from the 16th 18th century and so much more The Art Library has become much more accessible to undergraduates in recent years with the biggest change in the borrowing policy you many now take books out of the library for 7 days and you many renew online This means that the art books you used to have to use in the library can go home with you a policy which has been greeted with great enthusiasm by students and faculty alike V Cantor Arts Center The Cantor Arts Center s diverse collections span continents cultures and 4 000 years of art history

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  • Writing a Conference Grant Proposal | Undergraduate Academic Life
    Proposal Conference Grant applicants use the same web submission form as other grant applicants But in many respects the conference travel grant proposal contains different kinds of information Please use the following guidelines when preparing your conference travel grant proposal Your proposal title should be the title of your conference presentation Your proposal summary should be an abstract of your presentation Your proposal needs to state the name location and date of the conference you wish to attend a brief description of the group organizing the conference Provide information on the session you are presenting at and include the invitation you received to present Your proposal should include a short section on your goals of attending this conference Describe what you would discuss with scholars what you hope to learn at this conference which you will not be able to do if you did not participate in this conference Your budget should present the transportation expenses and registration associated with attendance You may request food and lodging for the conference however these categories are contingent on your financial aid status which we will learn through the Financial Aid Office The letter of recommendation on your behalf should explicitly endorse the

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  • September Studies: Moving (Check back for more updates) | Undergraduate Academic Life
    3 p m on September 13 Arts Intensive and Sophomore College 1 3 p m on September 14 If you have lost your key you must inform the Wilbur Front Housing Desk immediately and there will be a re key charge There will be no exceptions due to the relative complexity of the security system and the additional costs associated with re key or lost keys to cover materials and labor to ensure that the lost key does not result in a security breach You may not remain as a guest in the room after checking out Back to Top Being Informed Although we simply have the same rules as during the academic year reminding you here of university policies regarding dorms life means you are now properly informed About your health As a regular Stanford student returning early for academic reasons you are eligible to use Vaden Student Health Service for minor health problems You should have your regular health insurance policy in place before you return so that you are covered for services not offered by Vaden You ve lived in dorms so you know the drill You are responsible for your key damages and only authorized students in your room If you lost your key you must inform the Wilbur Front Housing Desk immediately and there will be a re key charge There will be no exceptions due to the relative complexity of the security system and the additional costs associated with re key or lost keys to cover materials and labor to ensure that the lost key does not result in a security breach You may not remain as a guest in the room after checking out Room damage can be expensive While charges for housing and food will be covered for you you are responsible for the condition of the room assigned to you You will be responsible for all damage loss and or charges to the room Any such damages will be charged to the individual student s University bill including any wall damage and carpet cleaning The charge will depend on the extent of the damage to the wall or carpet and can be in the excess of 3 000 Flipping beds or bunking changing the bed frame heights IS NOT ALLOWED NO EXCEPTIONS The fee for housekeeping to adjust a bed can be in excess of 81 and charged to the individual student s University bill Unauthorized occupancy is not a good idea you and your unauthorized guest will be charged If you occupy a room or residence without authorization before your scheduled move in date after your scheduled termination of occupancy date or at any time outside your contract dates or allow an unauthorized individual to stay in your room you are charged an unauthorized occupancy fee for each day or portion thereof until the space is completely vacated Your room is not considered completely vacated until you remove all your belongings and return your key to the kiosks set up

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  • A Day in the Life of a September Studies College Student (Check back frequently for updates) | Undergraduate Academic Life
    OFFICE TO PICK UP A NEW ID CARD Your Student ID Card will allow you access your meals and residence entrances All September Studies staff and student participants will eat at the designated September Studies Dining Hall Student staff and student participants who live in program dorms receive a full board meal plan during the time they are in September Studies residence which includes three meals each weekday and two meals a day on weekends All Residential September Studies participants full board meal plan begins with dinner on the day you are authorized to check in to your specific September Studies residence NOTE You have a fixed number of meals per day no guest swipes are allowed Non program guests who swipe their own cards will be charged on their University bill SEPTEMBER STUDIES RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS LAST MEAL ON THE PROGRAM DINING PLAN WILL BE DINNER ON SEPTEMBER 20 Bing Honors College Day Students are invited to have lunch in the Arrillaga Family Dining Commons through September 14 Bing Honors College Residential and Day Students ALL LUNCHES BETWEEN 9 17 20 will be arranged for and provided by your host department No lunch swipes will be allowed during that week at Wilbur Dining Hall Meals will be served Monday Friday at the following times ARRILLAGA DINING HALL IS THE DESIGNATED DINING HALL FOR ARTS INTENSIVE BING HONORS COLLEGE SOPHOMORE COLLEGE AND VRITS UNTIL DINNER ON SEPTEMBER 20 YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE OTHER DINING HALL FACILITIES UNDER THE PROGRAM MEAL PLAN Breakfast 7 9 am Lunch from 11 am 1 30 pm Dinner from 5 8 pm Meals will be served Saturday and Sunday at the following times Brunch from 10 am 1 30 pm Dinner from 5 8 pm Back to Top Events to enrich your September Studies experience Arts Intensive Bing Honors College and Sophomore College all have events you may want to participate in One event the Sundaes on Sunday event involves all three programs Program specific events will be added here as they are scheduled Sundaes on Sunday September 9 at 6 30pm Come join your fellow September Studies students in an ice cream social on WIlbur Field and share stories of your seminars and research experiences Faculty Nights September Date and Time to be Announced Ever wondered what your faculty were like in college SOCO and Arts Intensive Faculty will share their stories in an entertaining evening in which faculty tell all date time and location to be announced Check back for updates of September Studies wide activities and events September Studies offers many resources to support your learning HUME WRITING CENTER The Hume Writing Center provides one on one writing tutoring throughout the summer and academic school year writingcenter stanford edu 650 723 4642 ORAL COMMUNICATION CLASSROOM SUPPORT For scheduling a class workshop on presentation and writing please contact Joyce Moser moser stanford edu 650 723 4618 For scheduling an out of class workshop or one on one tutoring on presentations or writing

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  • Sample SURPS Abstracts, Summaries and Creative Statements | Undergraduate Academic Life
    from the film The viewer actively puts things understood by his side and puts things not understood far away The film argues that in order to preserve sanity language must be saved and used to our advantage To create space using language is not only human expression but to be human We work towards ostensible individuality to combat the fear of being everything We need only to recognize that the fragments of ourselves we cannot merge do not make us nothing but a whole Advisor Renee Courey Undergraduate Research Programs Back to Top Neuropeptides and Social Behavior Arginine Vasotocin Localization in Haplochromis burtoni A Fish with Alternative Reproductive Tactics by Abigail R Shaw Neuropeptides are known to be important mediators of social behavior among vertebrates In particular arginine vasotocin AVT the equivalent of vasopressin in mammals is implicated in divergence of reproductive behaviors among species that assume several different reproductive tactics In the African cichlid fish Haplochromis burtoni males display two distinct and reversible social and reproductive phenotypes The two states are marked by dramatic changes in appearance and internal physiology as well as in behavioral patterns including social reproductive and aggressive behaviors We hypothesize that AVT plays a role in mediating the behavioral and physiological differences observed in these two classes To address this question we investigated the localization of cells that express AVT and its receptor within the brain Fragments of cDNA encoding AVT and its receptor were amplified from Haplochromis burtoni using degenerate oligonucleotides Full length sequence was obtained using Rapid Amplification of cDNA Ends RACE A riboprobe specific to the untranslated regions of each gene was generated for in situ hybridization studies It was used to determine which cells and brain regions express mRNA transcripts for these genes Neurons producing AVT were found in the parvocellular magnocellular and gigantocellular portions of the preoptic area of the hypothalamus This is an area of the brain known to be important in reproductive behavior and also directly implicated in controlling reproductive states in these fish Experiments determining the expression of the AVT receptor are currently underway Advisor Russell D Fernald Back to Top World Health Organization Public Private Partnerships By Andrada Tomoaia Cotisel This past winter break I spent six weeks working at the World Health Organization WHO Geneva Switzerland I spent my time working with public private partnerships PPPs and exploring the following Studying the WHO VISION 2020 program and how it works at the international level Researching methods of comprehensively evaluating PPPs Working to form a PPP between the WHO InfoBase program and various entities in the private sector This experience has prepared me for the work that I am now undertaking for my Honors Thesis research It has given me background for understanding the entities I am dealing with and the methods I should use to produce a PPP Creation Strategy Advisor Renee Courey Undergraduate Research Programs Back to Top The Potato Goblin Irony and Taboo in the Northern Ecuadorian Highland Quechua Joke Narrative A Contribution

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  • About Anthropology Graduate Program | Department of Anthropology
    range of human societies and cultures including those located in historically marginalized parts of the world It is therefore especially attuned to questions of social cultural and biological diversity to issues of power identity and inequality and to understanding the dynamic processes of social historical ecological and biological change over time Education in Anthropology provides excellent preparation for living in a multicultural and globally interconnected world and helps to equip students for careers in fields including law medicine business public service research ecological sustainability and resource management Students may pursue degrees in Anthropology at the bachelor s master s and doctoral levels The Department of Anthropology offers a wide range of approaches to the topics and area studies within the field including archaeology ecology environmental anthropology evolution linguistics medical anthropology political economy science and technology studies and sociocultural anthropology Methodologies for the study of micro and macro social processes are taught through the use of qualitative and quantitative approaches The department provides students with excellent training in theory and methods to enable them to pursue graduate study in any of the above mentioned subfields of Anthropology Learning Outcomes Graduate The purpose of the master s program is to further develop knowledge and skills in Anthropology and to prepare students for a professional career or doctoral studies This is achieved through completion of courses in the primary field as well as related areas and through experience with independent work area specialization and field research The Ph D is conferred upon candidates who have demonstrated substantial scholarship and the ability to conduct independent research and analysis in Anthropology Through completion of advanced course work and rigorous skills training the doctoral program prepares students to make original contributions to the knowledge of Anthropology and to interpret and present the results of such research

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  • Graduate Admissions 2012-2013 | Department of Anthropology
    accessing the electronic application via the Stanfor d University Graduate Admissions webpages located at http studentaffairs stanford edu gradadmissions To choose an Anthropology graduate degree program search for the Department of Anthropology in the School of Humanities and Sciences Submissions of the Writing Sample detailing evidence of both writing ability the capacity for research analysis original thought at the graduate level and demonstration of the ability to use theory in relation to evidence Please submit a 10 12 page single spaced paper via electronic pdf file upload directly to the electronic graduate application If electronic submission is not possible please send an email message to anth gradadmission stanford edu explaining the circumstance and with a request for alternate method of electronic submission Submission of all cited transcripts via electronic pdf file upload directly to the electronic graduate application In addition an official paper hard copy two copies required for each transcript provided of the transcript is required and should be sent via mail or courier delivery directly to the Department of Anthropology to the mailing address listed below Transcripts delivered to the Department of Anthropology may be received after the published application deadline if the electronic application has been submitted by the published application deadline Submission of required test scores by way of the Educational Testing Service ETS listing the Stanford University Institutional code 4704 there is no department or school code only the University code GRE required for all national and foreign national applicants TOEFL for all foreign national applicants please see the information listed at University Registrar Office of Graduate Admissions for exception Submission of a statement of purpose detailing academic and professional preparation for the Anthropology graduate degree program Please submit a 2 3 page single spaced paper via electronic pdf file upload directly to the electronic

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