On Feb. 23, the Bing Overseas Study Program (BOSP) announced that it will offer a new quarter-long program in Hong Kong starting in autumn 2019. The program will become the 12th active BOSP program and the second with no language requirement.
The Graduate School of Business’s (GSB) Ignite program concluded its nine week certificate program in innovation and entrepreneurship in Beijing this past weekend as students presented their final venture projects to a panel of industry leaders and expert investors.
On Friday, March 21, First Lady Michelle Obama teleconferenced with Stanford students, local high school students and students studying in China to discuss international education and study abroad. Obama, who is currently traveling with her daughters and mother, is touring three cities in China over the course of one week. The conference took place during her visit to Peking University.
Stanford University President John Hennessy sat down with The Stanford Daily on Oct. 29 to discuss a wide range of topics, including online education, Stanford’s failed campaign for a New York City campus last fall, Stanford’s fundraising successes and more. This is the first of three installments of that interview; this one focuses on online education.
After almost five years of planning, the University opened the Stanford Center at Peking University (SCPKU) last month. SCPKU, a $7 million project designed to strengthen ties with Peking University (PKU), builds off of a partnership between the two universities dating back to the 1970s, which has included joint academic ventures and a Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) established in 2004.
President John Hennessy will take a brief sabbatical for part of winter and most of spring quarters, he announced Monday at a department chairs meeting and in a letter he addressed to the University cabinet; the Stanford Report published his letter today. Hennessy said he is scheduled to return to campus before graduation in June.…