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Stanford-Hiroshima Collaborative Program on Entrepreneurship: Reflections

February 2020

Last fall, SPICE provided me an opportunity to design and organize its first post-collegiate online course.

Stanford e-Kawasaki: The Vision of Mayor Norihiko Fukuda

January 2020

When I first visited Kawasaki City, I was immediately struck by the multicolored character for 川or “kawa” (river) in the Chinese characters for川崎 (Kawasaki) that appears on signs, buildings,...

Shinnenkai: A New Year Gathering

January 2020

On a recent Friday afternoon at Stanford, the weather reminded me of some crisp yet clear winter days in Japan.

Winners Announced for the Spring 2019 Stanford e-Japan Award

January 2020

Stanford e-Japan is an online course that teaches Japanese high school students about U.S. society and culture and U.S.–Japan relations. The course introduces students to both U.S.

SPICE Webinar: Culturally and Experientially Responsive Pedagogy

January 2020

This webinar was made possible through the Freeman Foundation’s support of the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA), a multi-year initiative to encourage and facilitate teaching and...

Brookings: The Children PISA Ignores in China

December 2019

There is not one but two Chinas: one urbanized, mainly on the east coast, and rapidly growing in wealth; the other rural, in the interior of China or on the move as migrants, and mired in poverty.

SPICE’s Stanford e-Japan Instructor Waka Takahashi Brown Honored with the Elgin Heinz Outstanding Teacher Award

December 2019

The Elgin Heinz Outstanding Teacher Award recognizes exceptional teachers who further mutual understanding between Americans and Japanese.

SPICE’s Rylan Sekiguchi and Jonas Edman Share Stage with Secretary Norman Mineta

December 2019

“Let’s bring all the planes down”—Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta’s words to ground all U.S.

Stanford e-Japan: My Window to the Wider World

December 2019

The following reflection is a guest post written by Miyu Hayashi, a Spring 2016 alum and honoree of the Stanford e-Japan Program, which is currently accepting applications for Spring 2020. She is...

Stanford e-Tottori: Reflections

November 2019

Stanford e-Tottori is a distance-learning course sponsored by the Tottori Prefectural Board of Education and the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) at Stanford...

The Yanai Tadashi Foundation and Stanford e-Japan: Cultivating Future Leaders in Japan

November 2019

This fall, the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) began its ninth offering of Stanford e-Japan, an online course that introduces U.S.

CrashCourse: The Prevention and Treatment of Concussions

October 2019

In its 46-year history, SPICE, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), has collaborated with numerous Stanford-affiliated organizations on educational programs.

Stanford Alumni Weekend (October 24–27, 2019) Feature: Hiroshima Governor Hidehiko Yuzaki & SPICE’s Dr. Mariko Yoshihara Yang and a New Online Course for MBA Students in Japan

October 2019

Hiroshima Governor Hidehiko Yuzaki (MBA, 1995) and Dr. Mariko Yoshihara Yang (MA, 1995, PhD, 2000) participated on an education-focused panel at Stanford University on August 26, 2019.

SPICE Director Gary Mukai interviewed by The Education Newspaper of Japan

October 2019

This summer, SPICE Director Dr. Gary Mukai was interviewed at Stanford by The Education Newspaper of Japan about his long experience working with American and Japanese students.

Inaugural Stanford e-Tottori Day

September 2019

Upon seeing the printed agenda for the “Inaugural Stanford e-Tottori Day” on August 23, 2019, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Takeshi Homma, whose hometown is in Tottori Prefecture, remarked that he...

SPICE/FSI Serves as Stanford University Host of the California-Japan Governors’ Symposium

September 2019

On August 26, 2019, SPICE/FSI served as the Stanford University host of the California-Japan Governors’ Symposium, which was co-hosted by the U.S.-Japan Council (USJC) and the Silicon Valley Japan...

SPICE’s Jonas Edman Meets with New EPIC Fellows

September 2019

From August 14 to 16, 2019, Stanford Global Studies (SGS) welcomed ten new Education Partnership for Internationalizing Curriculum (EPIC) Fellowship Program community college instructors as members...

Honoring High School Students from Japan and the United States: A Glow for Global Peace

September 2019

On August 9, 2019, six students from SPICE’s Stanford e-Japan online course and three students from the Reischauer Scholars Program (RSP) were recognized during the 13th annual Japan Day at...

Announcing Stanford e-Oita, a New Online Course for High School Students in Oita Prefecture, Japan

September 2019

SPICE is proud to announce a new partnership with Oita Prefecture in Japan to develop an online course for high school students in Oita Prefecture.

Applications Now Open: Stanford Online Courses for High School Students on China, Korea, and Japan

August 2019

Applications open today for the China Scholars Program (CSP), Sejong Korean Scholars Program (SKSP), and Reischauer Scholars Program (RSP) on Japan—three intensive online courses offered by SPICE,...

SPICE’s Waka Takahashi Brown Receives 2019 Elgin Heinz Outstanding Teacher Award

August 2019

SPICE’s Stanford e-Japan Manager and Instructor Waka Takahashi Brown has won the 2019 Elgin Heinz Outstanding Teacher Award for her teaching excellence with Stanford e-Japan, an online course that...

Twenty High School Students Accepted into Stanford Online Course on Modern China

August 2019

The Stanford China Scholars Program (CSP) is about to launch its fifth session this fall, with 20 high school students from across the country participating in the online course.

Bloomberg: To Conquer World, China Needs to Get Smarter

August 2019

Author Michael Schuman writes an opinion piece informed by Scott Rozelle's publication Past Successes and Future Challenges in Rural China's Human Capital "Many investors and economists continue to...

The RSP: A Stepping Stone in My Journey with Japan

August 2019

The following reflection is a guest post written by Stacy Shimanuki, SPICE student intern and a 2018 alum and honoree of the Reischauer Scholars Program.

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Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Alex Stamos Director, Stanford Internet Observatory
Prashant Loyalka Center Fellow, Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Education
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Martin Carnoy Professor, Education
Francisco Ramirez Professor, Education
David Freyberg Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Deborah L. Rhode Professor, Law
John Meyer Professor, Sociology, Emeritus
W. Richard Scott Professor, Sociology, Emeritus
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