The Office of International Affairs (OIA) has awarded six proposals seed grants for researchers seeking collaboration with partners from developing countries, providing up to $10,000 for travel support and living expenses for research groups.
McFaul added that Stanford will be his “base of operations” for “the immediate future,” though he plans to remain involved with some specific Obama administration projects as well.
Rob Dunbar, professor of environmental earth system science, recently hosted office hours from an unusual location — the top of an icebreaker at the McMurdo Station in Antarctica.
The 2012-13 school year marks the third year of the Global Citizenship theme of Crothers Memorial Hall, a program that has grown sizably in its short lifespan.
Foreign policy will likely be a “net plus” for President Barack Obama in the upcoming 2012 election, Professor Emeritus of History David Kennedy asserted Tuesday evening to a packed Bechtel Conference Room.
Scott Rozelle, an economist and senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, has led recent efforts to measure and bridge the technological disparities between Chinese children in rural and urban settings.
“Television trumps newsprint, Twitter has trumped the press release [and] the blog post outpaces the first broadcast news,” said John Githongo, CEO of Inuka Kenya Trust and former Permanent Secretary for Government and Ethics to the President of Kenya, to international innovators and Stanford students in Cubberley Auditorium Saturday.
During a panel discussion Tuesday night at the Bechtel Conference Center, Bay Area law enforcement officers discussed how changes in the approach and investigation of human trafficking by local San Jose and San Francisco departments have increased the level of efficacy in addressing these issues.