U.S. President Barack Obama said student groups were key to putting the conflicts in Darfur and Sudan on the radar screen of policymakers, according to John Prendergast, a prominent human rights activist, author and former Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council. Prendergast spoke Monday afternoon to a group of 40 Stanford students, staff and community members at the Arrillaga Family Dining Commons Study Room.
Michael Posner, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, spoke Tuesday night at the Schwab Residential Center about the Obama administration’s approach to issues such as democracy and human rights.
President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) kicked off a campaign today to promote entrepreneurial growth among AAPIs.
Law school professor Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar Ph.D. ’00 has been named co-director of the Center for International Security and Copperation (CISAC) at Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI).
“Justice and the Obama Presidency,” a new political science course offered this spring, has two-hour lectures on Thursday nights from political heavyweights such as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Steve Schmidt, who managed the 2008 campaign of Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.).
Stanford University researchers issued a call last week to the Obama administration for a new policy toward nuclear diplomacy with North Korea in “Activating a North Korea Policy,” an article published in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists.