Edward Snowden, former NSA infrastructure analyst turned whistleblower, on May 15 at Cubberley Auditorium to discuss the philosophical tensions of whistleblowing and government surveillance. The 2015 Symbolic Systems Distinguished Speaker, Snowden spoke via video conference from Moscow.
At any rate, we cannot afford to forget the important policies questions and ethical quandaries that Snowden has raised in the last two years–celebrating these discussions will be essential in preserving civil liberties in the future.
The Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) in Moscow has been indefinitely suspended pending a review of the program’s practices and objectives.
There is so much more to Russia than its corrupt government and failed social reforms. Negative stereotypes exist for a reason, but they don’t come close to telling the whole story about an incredibly complex and multilayered country.
For some of us, this tugging need to be somewhere doing something has made us incapable of solitude.
Application numbers for the first round of the spring Bing Overseas Study Program (BOSP) this year were the highest in the past five years, increasing to 391 applicants from last year’s 289.
The first round of applications to Stanford’s Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) Spring 2013 programs will close next Sunday, Oct. 14. BOSP currently has 11 locations – Australia, Beijing, Berlin, Cape Town, Florence, Kyoto, Madrid, Moscow, Oxford, Paris and Santiago. The Daily took a look at the long-term study abroad program’s evolution.