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Allen Weiner
Aug 17 2021 | Stanford Law School
As the Taliban’s forces closed in on Kabul on Sunday, August 15, 2021, the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani left his country, the acting U.S. ambassador was evacuated, the American flag on the embassy in the country’s capital lowered—and the Biden administration’s plans for an orderly withdrawal of...
Wrong Way by Jasmine Reid
Jul 28 2021 | Anoushka Kumar, The Stanford Daily | Posted In: Students
The Stanford Global Studies (SGS) Division announced the winners of its annual photo contest on June 3. Jasmine Reid, a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in anthropology, received the grand prize for her photo “Quarantine Birthday Portrait in Gold.” 
A new book by J. P. Daughton examines the tremendous loss of African lives in the building of the Congo-Océan railroad under French colonial rule. Telling the story of the Congo-Océan railroad, one of the deadliest construction projects ever undertaken, was a way for historian J. P. Daughton to...
Chloe Stoddard
Jul 20 2021 | Posted In: Students
Chloe Stoddard graduated this year with a degree in international relations and a minor in human rights.
Jul 19 2021 | Melissa De Witte, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
As the U.S. withdraws its troops in Afghanistan, the question now is whether the Afghan government – or another international force – can stop a resurgent Taliban from using violence to seize power, says Stanford historian Robert Crews.
Dylan Junkin
Jul 19 2021 | Posted In: Students
Dylan Junkin graduated with a degree in international relations and a minor in human rights. During his undergraduate career, Dylan conducted research on the Islamic State, spent a summer working and making an audio documentary in Uganda, and worked with U.S. Special Operations Command Pacific (...
2021 EPIC Fellows
Jun 30 2021
How can educators better prepare community college students to engage with the world? Over the last year, 11 community college faculty participating in Stanford’s Education Partnership for Internationalizing Curriculum (EPIC) fellowship program explored ways to address this critical question.
Michael Espinosa
Jun 30 2021 | Stanford Program in International Relations | Posted In: Students
Michael Espinosa graduated this year with a major in international relations and a minor in urban studies. He is interested in the intersection of international relations, sustainability, and journalism. Below, Michael discussed his experience as an IR major and offered advice to incoming students.
Ayushi Tandel
Jun 29 2021 | Posted In: Students
Ayushi Tandel graduated this year with a major in computer science and a minor in global studies, with a specialization in South Asian studies. “I wanted to choose fields that I loved and that challenged me to think more deeply about myself and the world around me,” she said.
Jun 24 2021 | SPICE
Guest author Maiya Evans reflects on her EPIC project, which challenges students to reimagine public health.

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