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Cyber Risk Across the U.S. Nuclear Enterprise

Commentary / June 21, 2021
As the United States embarks on an effort to modernize many elements of its nuclear enterprise, it needs to consider how dependencies on modern information technologies could lead to cyber-induced...
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Stanford Researchers Champion Open and Reproducible Science

News / June 21, 2021
Stanford’s Center for Open and Reproducible Science aims to make science – and research in general – more effective and accessible. “Stanford is absolutely the right place to have a center like CORES...
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Stanford’s Michelle Mello and David Studdert on SCOTUS ACA Decision

Q&A / June 21, 2021
In its third major decision about the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Supreme Court rejects efforts to undo the popular health care law.
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Scientists battle over the ultimate origin story: Where did the coronavirus come from?

News / June 20, 2021
Stanford University microbiologist David A. Relman said the political climate last year made many scientists hesitant to express openness to the lab-leak idea. They did not want to align themselves...
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SHP-Kaiser Collaboration on Estimates and Projections of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage

News / June 17, 2021
Stanford Health Policy and the Kaiser Family Foundation are collaborating to examine the disparities in meeting vaccination benchmarks by using state-reported vaccination data by race/ethnicity and...
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Did Biden succeed with Putin? Check back in six months

Commentary / June 17, 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a short summit yesterday in Switzerland that both sides described as substantive, efficient, and without rancor. Did the meeting...
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Master’s in International Policy Class of 2021 Celebrates Graduation

News / June 17, 2021
At the program’s second virtual graduation ceremony, Professor Jeremy Weinstein praised students for their perseverance and desire to enter public service during a globally redefining moment in...
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Biden Goes to Europe | Inside America with Ghida Fakhry

Commentary / June 16, 2021
As European leaders welcome Biden back into the club, can they count on the US to be a long-term ally? Former NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller discusses Western democracies and rising...
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Rosenkranz Prize Winners Focus on Child and Maternal Health

News / June 16, 2021
This year’s Rosenkranz Prize winners are both working to better understand preeclampsia in pregnancies and a form of childhood malnutrition in lower-resourced countries in an effort to find medical...
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Biden and Putin both place a ‘high priority’ on cybersecurity, says presidential adviser after Geneva summit

Commentary / June 16, 2021
Despite tensions in the summit lead-up, the two leaders were overly cordial in their remarks after the meeting. Rose Gottemoeller, lead US negotiator for the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New...
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Incorporating Health Equity Into COVID-19 Reopening Plans: Policy Experimentation in California

News / June 16, 2021
Michelle Mello evaluates the benefits and challenges of California's novel health equity focus in its reopening efforts and outlines recommendations for other U.S. states to address disparities...
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SPICE’s Educational Offerings on Korea

Blog / June 15, 2021
SPICE offers a series of Korea-focused lesson plans, an online course for U.S. high school students, and teacher professional development opportunities.
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Reimagining the Open Skies Treaty: cooperative aerial monitoring

Commentary / June 15, 2021
From the moment, President Biden and President Putin extended the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) in February, they created hope that although the US-Russian relationship is in dire...
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Maya Rossin-Slater Wins Faculty Women’s Forum Award

News / June 14, 2021
The awards honor individuals for their outstanding work supporting women at Stanford through role modeling, allyship, leadership and sponsorship.
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Stanford Experts Weigh In on What to Expect at the Biden-Putin Summit

News / June 14, 2021
Scholars at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies hope that President Joe Biden’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin will lay the groundwork for negotiations in the near...
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The Globe and Mail: China's Aging-Population Crisis is a Mess of its Own Making

News / June 14, 2021
"Other countries might be able to address their shrinking workforce by replacing quantity with quality. But according to Invisible China, a new book by Scott Rozelle and Natalie Hell, the...
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Passing the Test: A Model-Based Analysis of Safe School-Reopening Strategies

News / June 14, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has provoked historic educational disruptions. In an effort to inform public policy on the school re-opening debate, a team of researchers developed a model to simulate...
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Navigating Chinese Investment, Trade, and Technology: The New Economy Conference

News / June 11, 2021
Ambassador Craig Allen, David Cheng, James Green, and Anja Manuel explore the role of Chinese economic activity in California in the context of the greater US-Chinese relationship.
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Setting the Biden-Putin summit bar low

Commentary / June 10, 2021
Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will meet in Geneva on June 16, at a time when US-Russian relations have hit a post-Cold War nadir.
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Chinese Space Ambition

Commentary / June 10, 2021
On the American Foreign Policy Council Space Strategy podcast, Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro discusses how China views space and why the United States must not surrender global leadership in...
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What to Read This Summer — 2021: Book Recommendations by APARC Faculty

News / June 9, 2021
APARC faculty suggest dozens of books for your summer reading.
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The Globe and Mail: China Prizes Education, So Why are Some Children Still Left Behind?

News / June 9, 2021
Author Nathan Vanderklippe quotes Scott Rozelle and references his research about the need for improved parenting education in rural China to reduce the number of cognitively delayed babies across...
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Negotiating with Russia and the Art of the Nuclear Arms Deal

News / June 9, 2021
Rose Gottemoeller discusses “Negotiating the New START Treaty,” her new book detailing how she negotiated a 30 percent reduction in U.S.-Russia strategic nuclear warheads.
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Aljazeera: Despite Three-Child Policy, Many in China Can't Afford More Kids

News / June 9, 2021
This article features Scott Rozelle's research on China's demographics and labor force in China. Rozelle's work indicates that China has a lower quality work force "because China...

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