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How often have you said, “My computer is so slow”? Do you remember the days before wireless networks existed? It seems our Internet connections can never be fast enough and we email each other rather than pick up the phone. Transport yourself to a developing country and you will also be transported back in time.

Mauritius is a small island nation (roughly half the size of Rhode Island) in the Indian Ocean and off the southeast coast of Africa. The first thing many people think of regarding Mauritius is its beautiful scenery: white sandy beaches and turquoise blue calm waters.

In an increasingly global world, it has never been more important to reach out and connect with international partners on joint research projects.

After several months of consultations, Stanford University and the Government of Brazil have finalized an agreement to cooperate on the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program, formerly known as Science Without Borders.

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and his wife, Crown Princess Mette-Marit, led a delegation of 63 leaders from business, education, IT security and green energy sectors to Stanford University as part of a larger tour of the country to strengthen US-Norwegian business collaboration


Faculty Seed Grants: International Research Collaborations Purpose

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.