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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.
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Assessing Putin's Invasion of Ukraine

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.
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Five Questions About Food Security in a Warming World

FSE Director David Lobell explains some of the system-wide challenges — and solutions — to ensuring that people around the world have access to affordable, nutritious food.

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Visiting Fellows learn about Aruba Networks

News / May 13, 2013
On May 10, Corporate Affiliates Visiting Fellows had the opportunity to visit Aruba Networks, a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise.
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Park Geun-hye makes first official U.S. visit

News / May 9, 2013
South Korean President Park Geun-hye visited the United States this May for the first time since taking office in February. Stanford experts weigh in on the future of U.S.-Korea relations.
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How to Feed the World Without Deforesting the Planet

News / May 7, 2013
Does feeding the world require decimating forests? Senior Fellow Eric Lambin (Earth Sciences) has a surprising answer with far-reaching implications for policymakers, businesses and consumers. Among the findings of a study Lambin co-authored: There is much less potentially available cropland globally than previously estimated, multiple uses compete for it, and its conversion results in significant social and ecological costs. Lambin and his co-authors point out that we don't need to clear more land, including forests, to plant hunger-alleviating crops.
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SPRIE & Alibaba Group co-host Jack Ma’s final public talk as CEO

News / May 7, 2013
On May 4, 2013, the Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Alibaba Group co-hosted CEO Jack Ma and CTO Dr. Wang Jian for a conversation about the challenges and opportunities within China’s internet industry.
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Jack Ma: Ideas and Technology Can Change the World

News / May 6, 2013
Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of Alibaba, shared the story of his entrepreneurial journey at an event co-hosted by Alibaba Group and the Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) of the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University on May 4 2013.
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Discussant comments on “China’s Agricultural Development and Policies: Are There Lessons for Sub-Saharan Africa?”

Commentary / May 3, 2013

China is indeed an intriguing potential role model for developing nations in quest of rapid economic growth and successful poverty reduction. It has not only sustained an average annual GDP growth rate of 10 percent between 1980 and 2011, it has also been extraordinarily successful at reducing poverty, taking more than 650 million people out of extreme poverty over the period. These are two extraordinary feats. It is, however, often said that China is a unique case, with few transposable lessons due to its exceptional size and past.

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Tracking North Korean nuclear sites with cloud computing

News / May 3, 2013
Analysts at CISAC, together with the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, are playing a leading role in deriving new and timely information of global security relevance from a variety of open-source geospatial tools.
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Evaluating the impact and future of the International Criminal Court

News / May 2, 2013
In March, Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda surrendered himself unexpectedly to the U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda asking for transfer to the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague, where he was wanted for allegedly committing crimes against humanity. The apprehension of ICC indictees was one of the main challenges raised during the Program on Human Right's (PHR) Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Speaker Series last quarter.
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Stanford scholars: Lessons learned from the Afghanistan War

News / May 1, 2013
With the Taliban now open to peace talks, a political end to the war in Afghanistan appears in sight. A number of Stanford scholars have been closely involved with the war - as diplomats, soldiers, analysts and educators. In this video they discuss lessons learned from America's second-longest war and talk about what's next for Afghanistan.
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Ambassador Locke: Free and open internet key to innovation, economy

News / May 1, 2013
"Countries that restrict free and open access to the internet are really walling themselves off from the progress of the next century," says Ambassador Locke at China 2.0 event in Beijing
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SPRIE's Marguerite Hancock on Innovator Flight to London

News / April 30, 2013
This Spring British Airways unveiled UnGrounded, an innovation lab in the sky bringing 100 tech innovators together to discuss industry's talent gap and design a solution that will accelerate innovation in communities around the world.
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CISAC Administrative Manager Homidi’s long road to Stanford

News / April 29, 2013
Ahmad Homidi's unassuming manner belies the turmoil he lived through as a child. He and his family fled the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, forcing his parents to start from scratch as refugees in the United States. His story is a study in fresh starts.
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Shorenstein APARC announces 2013-14 postdoctoral fellows

News / April 25, 2013
Shorenstein APARC postdoctoral fellowships offer recent graduates a year of "breathing space" at Stanford before they launch their academic careers. The Center looks forward to welcoming its latest group of extraordinary postdoctoral fellows this autumn.
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Thirty years connecting Asia with Stanford University

News / April 24, 2013
A visionary group of Stanford scholars established a pioneering organization three decades ago to address the need for research on Asia that reached across departments, from sociology to engineering, and looked at Asia in a regional context.
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Scott Rozelle on How Agriculture Vitalized China's Economy

News / April 24, 2013
Over the last thirty years, China’s rural income per capita has risen an astounding 20 times. Millions have been lifted out of poverty and have moved from the rural sector to China's thriving big cities. China expert Scott Rozelle credits this remarkable growth to the government's decision to put land in the hands of farmers, deregulate markets, and heavily invest in the agricultural sector.
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SPRIE Hosts China 2.0 Beijing Forum Featuring Keynotes by Gary Locke & Joseph Chen

News / April 19, 2013
The Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) of the Stanford Graduate School of Business hosted a China 2.0 Forum in Beijing on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Stanford Center at Peking University (SCPKU).
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Assessing the Syrian health crisis: the case of Lebanon

Commentary / April 19, 2013
In a piece for The Lancet, co-authored by CDDRL scholar Rajaie S. Batniji, the authors warn that the failure of the international community to address the crisis in Syria threatens health systems in Lebanon and other neighbouring nations.
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Summer fellow pushes for regional cooperation on environmental governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

Q&As / April 18, 2013
Andrea Sanhueza, a 2012 Draper Hills Summer fellow, shares her success story of how a group of civil society organizations helped advocate for improved environmental governance cooperation across government and civil society in Latin America and the Caribbean region.
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Video: Learn more about China 2.0

News / April 17, 2013
A video introduction to SPRIE's China 2.0 initiative with highlights from speakers at past events was shown at the China 2.0 Beijing 2013 Forum at SCPKU on April 12, 2013.
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