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NPR's Emily Feng Recognized as the 2022 Shorenstein Journalism Honoree
At the 2022 Shorenstein Journalism Award, Feng discussed how the challenges of reporting as a foreign correspondent in China are forcing the West to reconfigure its understanding of the country and creating suspicion and mistrust.
On a new season of the World Class podcast, Michael McFaul discusses recent developments of the war in Ukraine and how those will impact Ukraine's future, Russia's standing in the world, and the responses of the global community.
At the Yomiuri International Conference, Freeman Spogli Institute scholars Larry Diamond, Francis Fukuyama, Oriana Skylar Mastro, Michael McFaul, and Kiyoteru Tsutsui examined lessons from the war in Ukraine, the risks of a crisis over Taiwan, and the impacts of both geopolitical flashpoints for defending democracy and for a coordinated approach to deterrence in the Indo-Pacific.
To support Stanford students working in the area of contemporary Asia, the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Center is offering research assistant positions for the duration of the 2023 summer quarter, a predoctoral fellowship for the duration of the 2023-24 academic year, and a Diversity Grant that funds research activities by students from underrepresented minorities.
A new paper by Michelle Mello and colleagues at Stanford and Yale outlines the "fair inclusion score," which ranks pharmaceutical companies on their inclusion of racial and ethnic minoritized groups, women, and the elderly in clinical trials.
In the class “Technology, Innovation, and Great Power Competition,” students across disciplines work in teams and propose their detailed solutions to active stakeholders in the technology and national security sectors.
In this cross-sectional study of nearly 800,000 U.S. participants aged 5 to 17 years with family income under 200% of the federal poverty threshold, researchers found that higher family income was significantly associated with a lower prevalence of diagnosed infections, mental health disorders, injury, asthma, anemia, and substance use disorders and lower 10-year mortality.
From a missed phone call in Moscow to becoming the lead U.S. negotiator of the New START Treaty, scholars like Rose Gottemoeller demonstrate the importance of collaboration between scholars in academic institutions and policymakers in government.
Alex Laplaza ('20), Abuzar Royesh ('20), and Amélie-Sophie Vavrovsky ('22), alumni of the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy have been recognized for their impacts on global social issues and venture capital.
A rare three-way exchange of liver transplants in Pakistan was made possible with a new algorithm developed by Stanford Health Policy PhD student Alex Chan. The transaction was one of the world’s first documented three-way liver exchanges and the first to use a new liver exchange algorithm that finds optimal matches from a pool of candidates.
Sponsored by Stanford University’s Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, the annual award recognizes outstanding journalists and journalism organizations for excellence in coverage of the Asia-Pacific region. News editors, publishers, scholars, and organizations focused on Asia research and analysis are invited to submit nominations for the 2023 award through February 15.