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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.

SGS kicks off another ‘EPIC’ year

This month, the Education Partnership to Internationalize Curriculum (EPIC) welcomed its new cohort of community college fellows for the 2018-19 academic year.

This annual program brings 10 community college faculty together with Stanford staff to work collaboratively on innovative projects to develop global competencies and awareness among community college students.

Three new faculty directors join SGS programs in 2018-19

Beginning in the 2018-19 academic year, Professors Anna Grzymala-Busse and Jessica Riskin will assume leadership of The Europe Center and the France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, respectively. The Taube Center for Jewish Studies will welcome back Professor Charlotte Fonrobert, who is returning from sabbatical. Read more about the new faculty directors below, and please join us in welcoming them to the SGS community!

2018 Summer Film Festival Line-up

Join us for our annual summer film festival. We will show ten films from around the world that focus on the theme “Friends & Family: Tales From Near and Far.”  

The film festival will run most Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., from June 13 to September 12, and feature a post-screening discussion. 

Admission is free and open to the community.

Films will be screened in the Geology Corner, Building 320, Room 105. Click here for a map.

M.A. student named a finalist for the Presidential Management Fellows Program

Despite her long fascination with the country, Elizabeth Bachman had never been to mainland China before last summer.  Now, following intense studies of international relations and Chinese language and culture, Bachman has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program, which she hopes will give her valuable work experience in the U.S. government focusing on Chinese relations.


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