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      Professor Francis Fukuyama Will Lead the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy Program

      News / July 2, 2019

      When current and incoming students in Stanford University’s Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) program arrive to campus this fall, they will be the first to experience the new face of the program. 

      Renovations on a modern new academic space, outdoor courtyard and gardens will be complete, and Professor Francis Fukuyama, one of the most well-known and respected social scientists in the world, will be the program’s new director.  

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      Work Hard for the Sake of Future Generations, Student Speaker Tells Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy Graduates

      News / June 26, 2019

      On the spacious new lawn outside of Encina Hall, members of the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) Class of 2019 officially became Stanford graduates. Established at the Freeman Spogli Institute in 1982, the MIP program trains future leaders in cyber policy and security, global health, governance and development, international security and energy and the environment.

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      MIP Feature Friday: Kate Gasparro

      Blog / June 7, 2019

      How does a Ph.D. student in Stanford’s Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) program decide to also complete an international policy degree? Read our FSI blog to learn more about our alumna, Kate Gasparro, who did just that! #MIPFeatureFriday

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      MIP Feature Friday: Ryan Triolo

      Q&A / May 31, 2019

      “I was really interested in economics policy and international politics — MIP seemed like a nice fit.” Read about how our MIP alumnus, Ryan Triolo, knew he wanted to apply to MIP as an undergraduate on our #MIPFeatureFriday on our FSI blog.

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      MIP Feature Friday: Jessie Brunner

      Q&A / May 17, 2019

      For our first alumni #MIPFeatureFriday, we sat down for a Q&A with Class of 2014 alumna, Jessie Brunner, whose passion for human rights led her to working for the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice right here at Stanford. Read more on our FSI blog

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      My trip to Puerto Rico: Learning from the Past How to Better Combat Malaria Today

      Blog / May 10, 2019

      About the author: Manuel Ramos Maqueda is a Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy student at Stanford University and a recipient of an FSI research grant, which he used in support of his field research travel to Puerto Rico.

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      MIP Feature Friday: Keunwang Nah

      Blog / May 10, 2019

      Our MIP student, Keunwang Nah, chose Stanford “because it is the birthplace of innovations that change the world, but it can also be the birthplace of sound policy that can manage the potentially negative impacts technology can have on society.” Find out more on our FSI blog. #MIPFeatureFriday 

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      MIP Feature Friday: Julia Nuesner

      Blog / May 3, 2019

      Did you knkow MIP has a joint degree program with Stanford Law? Find out why our graduate student, Julia Neusner, decided to add on the MIP program to her studies on our FSI blog. #MIPFeatureFriday

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      MIP Feature Friday: Maho Sugihara

      Blog / May 1, 2019

      "Being at Stanford is a unique experience... Over time I just became interested in how cyberspace is very realistically connected to our everyday life, and on a larger scale, national security." Read more on our FSI blog on how our MIP student, Maho Sugihara, is focusing on cyber policy and its security implications. #MIPFeatureFriday

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      MIP Feature Friday: Zuha Shaikh

      Q&A / April 12, 2019

      Healthcare and The Entrepreneurial Spirit: How is Zuha Shaikh pursuing her passion for solving global issues here at Stanford? Find out on our FSI blog! #MIPFeatureFriday

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      MIP Feature Friday: Abuzar Royesh

      Q&A / April 5, 2019

      Leader, Data Scientist, Aspiring Social Entrepreneur, Stanford Student... Learn about the many different hats that our current MIP student and Knight-Hennessy Scholar, Abuzar Royesh, wears on our FSI blog. #MIPFeatureFriday

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      MIP Feature Friday: Lisa Einstein

      Q&A / March 22, 2019

      "There is this sense of possibility - this sense of 'if this is your idea, just do it."

      Our graduate student, Lisa Einstein, approaches her work and studies by this motto. Find out why she chose MIP as the graduate program for her on our FSI blog. #MIPFeatureFriday

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      MIP Feature Friday: Isabelle Foster

      Q&A / March 8, 2019

      Curious as to what our current students have to say about the MIP program? Check out the first #MIPFeatureFriday featuring our graduate student, Isabelle Foster! Stay tuned every Friday for features on our MIP students and alumni. Read more about Isabelle's time with the MIP program

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      Financial Inclusion and Credit in Vietnam

      Blog / March 5, 2019

      How does the financial credit data in Vietnam work? Read about our graduate student's brief exploration into the Vietnamese credit agencies on our FSI Blog.

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      Helsinki in December? Discovering Finland’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

      Blog / March 1, 2019

      Fog. Music. And... Saunas? Learn more about our student's adventure in Helsinki by reading the full article on Medium

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      MIP Internship Q&A: Nikki Brand

      Q&A / February 1, 2019

      Nikki Brand is a Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy (MIP) student at Stanford's University in the Class of 2019. Learn more about her internship over the summer of 2018. 

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      MIP Internship Q&A: Yingjie Fan

      Q&A / February 1, 2019

      Yingjie (Jessica) Fan is a Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy (MIP) student at Stanford's University in the Class of 2019. Learn more about her internship over the summer of 2018. 

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      Hotpot for one, please.

      Blog / December 10, 2018

      Want to know what it's like to spend a quarter in China? Check out a blog post from a Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy (MIP) student.

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      MIP Internship Q&A: Nancy Zhang

      Q&A / December 10, 2018

      Nancy Zhang is a Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy (MIP) at Stanford University in the Class of 2019. She spent this past summer working on public sectore reform in Liberia for the World Bank's Development Impact Evaluation (DIME). Funding is made available to MIP students for 10-week summer internships with organizations that work on international policy issues.

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      MIP Internship Q&A: Manuel Ramos

      Q&A / November 12, 2018

      Manuel Ramos is a Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy (MIP) student at Stanford University in the Class of 2019. He spent this past summer working on justice issues in Kenya for the World Bank's Development Impact Evaluation (DIME). Funding is made available to MIP students for 10-week summer internships with organizations that work on international policy issues. 

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