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2019 Summer Film Festival Line-up

Join us for our annual summer film festival. We will show 10 films from around the world that focus on the theme “Earth: Habitat for All.”  

The film festival will run most Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., from June 19 to September 4, and they will feature a post-screening discussion. 

Admission is free and open to the community.

Student photographs worth a 1000 words: Winning images from the 2019 SGS Student Photo Contest

The results are in for the 8th annual Stanford Global Studies Student Photo Contest, and the winner of the popular vote is an evocative image of a rainy day at the Taj Mahal captured by senior human biology major EMILY MENDONSA while she was traveling in Utter Pradesh, India, conducting research on women’s health in an overseas program with Stanford’s Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice.

Gordon H. Chang, former director of CEAS, to become senior associate vice provost for undergraduate education

Chang, who will assume his new role April 1, succeeds Sarah Church, who joined the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning in January 2019.

Stanford History Professor Gordon H. Chang will become the senior associate vice provost for undergraduate education on April 1.

Harry J. Elam Jr., senior vice provost for education and vice provost for undergraduate education, recently announced the appointment.

SGS centers to host first two artists in new visiting artist program

The Office of the Vice President for the Arts at Stanford University announces the first two artists in the new Visiting Artist Fund in Honor of Roberta Bowman Denning (VAF). The program brings international artists into Stanford classrooms in order to provide a stimulus in artistic thinking and aesthetic perspectives to disciplines across the university.

What would it take to make 'global' a central feature of a Stanford education?

Stanford Global Studies Director Jeremy M. Weinstein presented at the October meeting of the faculty senate as part of a panel about the university's international efforts.

The panel was convened to discuss how Stanford can continue to be at the forefront of efforts to foster global cooperation and how the university can better prepare students to work in the world.

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