Stanford has announced that, due to low enrollment, it will be indefinitely suspending its undergraduate overseas studies program in Beijing at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year.
Chinese and Japanese majors and minors will be consolidated into one East Asian studies major and minor program that gives undergraduates the option of choosing from three subplans: China, Japan or Korea.
In their new book “Beethoven in China,” Cai and China expert Sheila Melvin trace the unlikely Chinese obsession with Beethoven throughout the last century.
Standing at six feet, four inches tall and dressed in a sharp black suit, Ronald Spogli ’70, former U.S. Ambassador to Italy and San Marino, appeared a firm, powerful character. But his warmth emerged as he fondly recalled his time on the Farm and its profound impact on his life.