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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...
Roanne Kantor
Jun 24 2019 | Posted In: Faculty
Roanne Kantor joined Stanford in the 2018-19 academic year as an assistant professor of English and an affiliate of the Center for South Asia. Below, she participated in an interview as part of the center’s annual newsletter.
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...
Lotta Relander
Jun 12 2019 | Posted In: Students
Lotta Relander, whose research interests include state-building and conflict resolution in East Africa and the Horn of Africa, graduates this June with a master’s degree in African studies. Lotta’s favorite class at Stanford was State-Building and the Rule of Law, which explores the...

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