8-30-2010 The Month in Review

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Stanford’s Land Use and Environmental Planning director [reports](http://news.stanford.edu/news/2010/august/dish-082510.html) the Dish has 500,000 visitors annually.

The Board of Trustees names two new members, Ruth Porat and Penny Pritzker.

Coach Harbaugh tweets about the selection of tri-captains.

Stanford produces (almost) the most number of billionaires compared to any other university.

NYC Mayor Bloomberg slated to speak at the SIEPR Economic Summit in March 2011.

Economics Professor John Taylor claims 2009 stimulus package has had little effect.

New Dining Hall to be revealed by Spring Quarter.

Stanford research shows that children of gay couples do just as well as those of straight couples in school.

Deborah Stipek to step down as the Dean of the School of Education by Summer 2011.

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