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Oct 18 2017 | ... & the West Blog, ... & the Best | Posts Recommended by the ... & the West Blog
The Mojave Desert water pipeline moves a step closer to reality; water quality troubles for mobile home parks; coal on the rebound? And “goat transplants” in Utah – some of the best recent reads.

Video: Impact on Students

A Home for Undergraduates – Video

From working at organizations around the West to interdisciplinary courses and research projects on campus, Stanford undergraduates describe the transformative role of the Bill Lane Center for the American West on their academic careers.

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