According to statistics from Bechtel International Center, Stanford University hosted 1543 visiting scholars (including post-docs) from 68 countries in December 2012.
Stanford has more than 211,000 alumni around the world. If you are one of them, or are going to be one of them, participating in an annual reunion or coming back to the football stadium every now and then may not be the only way to support your alma mater.
OIA had the opportunity to speak with Jack Chen'’s widow, Yuan-tsung Chen, author of Return to the Middle Kingdom: One Family, Three Revolutionaries, and the Birth of Modern China which chronicles the lives of Ah Chen, Eugene and Jack Chen.
In May 2013, the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) at Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) will celebrate its 30th anniversary.
OIA had the opportunity to speak with Professor Ban Wang, Chair of the East Asian Languages and Cultures Department about the Confucius Institute at Stanford and its mission to promote the study of Chinese language and culture, enhance educational exchange between the US and China, and introduce Confucian learning into W
OIA chats with Kim Meredith about her trajectory from the corporate world to the non-profit sector and how PACS is influencing scholarship and research from Arguello Way to China.
Tom Tseng, the Director of the Stanford International Division (SID)* had just gotten back from his two-weeks business trip to Asia when I met him for an interview. He greeted me at the lobby of Arrillaga Alumni Center with no trace of jet-lag.
When working on global energy issues, perspectives from individuals with different nationality, socioeconomic status, or ethnicity can lead to creative solutions. The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) at the School of Earth Sciences coordinates diversity programs to support facu
Have you ever been struck by the beauty of a painting or a landscape? What if, all of a sudden, your vision started to worsen and there wasn’t anything you could do about it and impending blindness was imminent? To say that your life would change dramatically would be an understatement.