Upcoming Events at Stanford

*So**mething for every day of the school week! *

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Chris Anderson
**MONDAY**: Chris Anderson, Editor-in-Chief of the techie-cool *[Wired](http://www.wired.com/)* magazine, will speak tomorrow,** March 1**, at **7:30 PM in Cubberley Auditorium**. Anderson is the author of “The Long Tail” and *“FREE”*, which advocates for just “giving stuff away” on the internet, like bandwidth and hard drive storage (and [facts](http://www.vqronline.org/blog/2009/06/23/chris-anderson-free/)).

**TUESDAY:**Stanford Student Society for Stem Cell Research (SSSSCR?) is hosting a lecture on March 2, entitled “Stem Cells 101“. The lecture will be from 8-9 PM in Kehillah Hall in Hillel House. Dr. Renee Reijo Pera, a professor in the OB/GYN department at Stanford Medical School and a renowned embryonic stem cell researcher, will give a lecture on the basics of what embryonic stem cells are and current and future research in the field.

WEDNESDAY:Stanford NAACP presents “The NCAA: Opportunity or Exploitation?” on** March 3** at 6 PM in the BCSC Community Room. The panel discussion will feature Dr. Boyce Watkins, the self-proclaimed “People’s Scholar,” MSNBC frequenter, author of “Financial Lovemaking 101: Merging Assets with your Partner in Ways that Feel Good,” and faculty affiliate at UNC’s College Sport Research Institute. Keiko Price, the Assistant Director of Stanford Athletics will also be a panelist, along with current Stanford student-athletes. The flyer for the event also announces that “Dinner (and Justice!) will be served.”

THURSDAY: On March 4, at 4 PM in** MemAud, Valerie Jarrett** (’78), a senior advisor to President Obama, will give a lecture sponsored by the Department of African and African American Studies. Tickets are free, but required, for the event. Stanford students, faculty, staff and alumni are eligible for these tickets, which can be picked up at the Ticket Office located in Tressider.

**FRIDAY:**The Robber Barons, Stanford’s elite Sketch Comedy group, presents their winter show, “Robber Barons: Olympic Athletes” at 8 and 10 PM (and again on Saturday at these times) in Campbell Recital Hall. Students get in free with SUID, faculty and staff tickets are $5 at the door, and general admission is $10.

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