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Stanford Report, April 24, 2002

Hennessy, deans discuss advantages of multidisciplinary approaches to research


In his State of the University address to the Academic Council Thursday, April 18, President John Hennessy said Stanford is uniquely positioned to engage in multidisciplinary efforts in research and teaching. His speech was followed by a panel discussion in which
Philip Pizzo, dean of the School of Medicine; Sharon Long, dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences; and James Plummer, dean of the School of Engineering discussed various models that will allow for crossing disciplinary lines.

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