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Encina Commons
Jul 3 2019 | Posted In: Announcements
The Stanford Global Studies Division has moved from Encina Hall West to the first floor of Encina Commons! Staff are telecommuting during the multi-day move, and the division's first business day in Encina Commons will be Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Our new address is: Stanford Global Studies...
View of Earth from space
Jun 25 2019 | Posted In: Research
Malcolm Hodgskiss, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Geological Sciences, uses geochemistry to understand the processes that took place billions of years ago. He is especially interested in the Proterozoic era of Earth’s history, a period of time often referred to by scientists as the “Boring...
Grace Anderson
Jun 25 2019 | Andrew Lokay, International Relations | Posted In: Students
Grace Anderson graduated this month with a B.A. in international relations and a minor in Italian. She also earned honors in IR, having written a thesis about the impact of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) doctrine on U.N. humanitarian intervention under the guidance of advisor Stephen Stedman.
Lloyd Lyall
Jun 24 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Students
Thirty-eight Stanford graduating seniors, including international relations major Lloyd Lyall, were recently recognized for their honors theses. Each was awarded a bronze medal, citation and a monetary award.
Students at international relations ceremony.
Jun 20 2019 | Posted In: Students
During Stanford’s 128th Commencement weekend, June 15-16, the Stanford community gathered to celebrate the Class of 2019, including 71 undergraduate and 34 graduate students from five Stanford Global Studies programs. In the weeks leading up to commencement, graduating students from across SGS...
Meeting an elephant at the Elephant Sanctuary in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Jun 19 2019 | Posted In: Students
Emily Katz graduated in June with a B.A. in political science and a minor in global studies, with a specialization in African studies and a focus on women’s and human rights issues. She chose to study these topics because “I felt as though Africa was a neglected region in political science, and...
Maame Akua Kome-Mensah
Jun 17 2019 | Posted In: Students
Maame Akua Kome-Mensah graduated this year with a B.S. in symbolic systems and a minor in global studies, with a specialization in African studies. For her minor capstone project, she traveled to Africa to learn about the publication of young adult fiction in Ghana. “I learned so much by hanging...
Attendees at 2019 EPIC Symposium
Jun 14 2019
The 2019 Education Partnership for Internationalizing Curriculum (EPIC) Symposium brought together community college faculty and administrators from across California to discuss ways to prepare students for an increasingly globalized world. 
Peace Edem
Jun 14 2019 | Posted In: Students
“As a first-generation Nigerian-American, I had never gotten the opportunity to engage in academic study that is related to my experience and the experiences of my family, so it was nice to finally get the opportunity to do so at Stanford,” says Peace Edem, who graduates this June with a B.S. in...
Olivia Mason
Jun 13 2019 | Posted In: Students
“The Center for East Asian Studies has helped me build my understanding of China and East Asia, improve my language proficiency, and situate my knowledge in a global context,” said Olivia Mason, who graduates this year with a master’s degree in East Asian studies, with a focus on Chinese media...

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