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Akhil Iyer
Jul 30 2020
Akhil Iyer graduated from Stanford in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in international relations and a minor in Arabic. After graduation, he joined the Marine Corps, and he is now pursuing a joint master’s program in public policy and business administration at Harvard University, where he is...
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Jul 24 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Students
Twenty-one people, including international relations major Kaylana Mueller-Hsia, with Stanford affiliations are among this year’s recipients of grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The awardees include several members of the Class of 2020, as well as other recent Stanford alums,...
Slavery memorial in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.
In recent months, people across the United States protesting against racial injustice have advocated for the removal of statues, monuments, and street signs honoring former slave traders, Confederate leaders, and other historical figures. While Americans are confronting a traumatic chapter in human...
Stanford campus
Dear members of our Stanford community, As you may have seen in news reports, today the federal government agreed to rescind its July 6 guidance requiring nonimmigrant students who are not taking in-person classes in Fall 2020 to leave the United States. The government has instead reverted to the...
Anna Bigelow
Jul 13 2020 | Posted In: Faculty
Anna Bigelow joined Stanford in the 2019-20 academic year as an associate professor of religious studies specializing in Islamic Studies and the religions of South Asia and the Middle East. She is an affiliate of the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and the Center for South Asia.
Firestone medal winners
Jul 10 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Students
Thirty-seven winners, including international relations major Emily Bishko and human rights minor Harika Kottakota, representing 29 undergraduate departmental and interdisciplinary honors programs were recently honored for excellence in their theses and research. These students have received 2020...
Stanford campus
Jul 8 2020 | Stanford Office of the President | Posted In: Students
Dear members of our Stanford community,
Jeremy Weinstein
Jul 8 2020 | Amy Adams, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, Research
Unlike medicine and engineering, which have strong research and development pipelines leading from scientific advances to practical innovations, the social sciences lack a similar infrastructure, slowing the rate at which data and insights generated by social science research shape the design of...
2020 SGS Summer Film Festival
Jul 2 2020 | Posted In: Events
The annual Stanford Global Studies Summer Film Festival, which will be held virtually this year, will run from July 8 to September 2 and feature seven films from Guatemala, Jordan, Taiwan, Poland, India, Israel, and France.
Rose Adams
Jul 1 2020 | Posted In: Students
Rose Adams is graduating this year with a degree in international relations (IR). While she was initially interested in studying East Asian studies when she first arrived at Stanford, she chose to declare IR because of the flexibility of the interdisciplinary major. “IR let me take all of the...