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Professor Will Fowler; courtesy Center for Latin American Studies

Mexican Perspectives on the Mexican–U.S. War, 1846–1848

News / November 29, 2022
Stanford’s Center for Latin American Studies and SPICE release new video lecture and teacher’s guide.
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HBMS faculty, students, and alumni with Hikari Farms’ founder Akira Nagamine and wife Hideko (both seated at table) and daughter Janet (next to Hideko)

Hiroshima Business and Management School Visits the Bay Area

Blogs / November 22, 2022
“It is said,” a Japanese social theorist and educator, Yukichi Fukuzawa, wrote in his best-selling book An Encouragement of Learning (1872–76), “that heaven does not create one person above or below another.”
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Hideto Fukudome in front of the avenue of ginkgo trees, University of Tokyo

Reflections on Education and Diversity

Blogs / November 15, 2022
“It is said,” a Japanese social theorist and educator, Yukichi Fukuzawa, wrote in his best-selling book An Encouragement of Learning (1872–76), “that heaven does not create one person above or below another.”
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Noah Kurima with his family at Waseda University

The Reischauer Scholars Program: Sharing Reflections from Waseda University

Blogs / November 8, 2022
The following reflection is a guest post written by Noah Kurima, a 2021 alumnus of the Reischauer Scholars Program.
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Jake (with colorful aloha shirt) with Graduate School of Education students and Professor Hideto Fukudome (next to Jake) at the University of Tokyo

Ukulele Virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro Gives Lecture at the University of Tokyo

Blogs / November 1, 2022
“It is said,” a Japanese social theorist and educator, Yukichi Fukuzawa, wrote in his best-selling book An Encouragement of Learning (1872–76), “that heaven does not create one person above or below another.”
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headshots of seven high school students

What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 9)

Blogs / October 25, 2022
Reflections of seven students on the educational website “What Does It Mean to Be an American?”
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Students with Yasuhiro Fukano, Manager at the Wakayama Prefectural Board of Education, and Makiko Hirata

SPICE Launches New Course for Students in Wakayama Prefecture

Blogs / October 18, 2022
Instructor Makiko Hirata reflects on the launch of Stanford e-Wakayama, SPICE’s newest regional program in Japan.
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Mia Shay at The Branson School, Ross, California.

New Roots: Discovering the Intricacies of Korean Culture Through the Sejong Korea Scholars Program

Blogs / October 11, 2022
The following reflection is a guest post written by Mia Shay, an alumna of the 2022 Sejong Korea Scholars Program, which is accepting student applications until October 31, 2022.
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Nahoko Okamoto, Mona Abe, Yamato Obinata, and Scott Watanuki with their instructors

SPICE Recognizes Top Students of the 2021 Stanford e-Entrepreneurship Japan Programs

News / October 4, 2022
Congratulations to the summer 2021 and fall 2021 honorees.
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Dr. Ignacio Ornelas with Joe Garcia Kapp

Joe Garcia Kapp: Chicano/Latino Football Trailblazer

Blogs / September 27, 2022
SPICE develops lesson on legendary football player from East Salinas, California, who never forgot his roots.
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Migrant Agricultural Workers in Truck and Waiting in Line for a Day’s Work in the Field, Florida, 1939, by Marion Post Wolcott

This Land Is Your Land: The Great Depression, Migrant Farm Workers, and the Legacy of the New Deal

Blogs / September 22, 2022
“It is said,” a Japanese social theorist and educator, Yukichi Fukuzawa, wrote in his best-selling book An Encouragement of Learning (1872–76), “that heaven does not create one person above or below another.”
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Honorees of SPICE’s 2021–2022 regional programs in Japan

SPICE Honors Top Students from 2021–2022 Regional Programs in Japan

News / September 20, 2022
Congratulations to the student honorees from Fukuoka Prefecture, Hiroshima Prefecture, Kawasaki City, Kobe City, Oita Prefecture, and Tottori Prefecture.
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Hana Kameyama, Miyu Kato, and Yuta Muraki

Winners Announced for the Spring 2022 Stanford e-Japan Award

News / September 13, 2022
Congratulations to our newest student honorees.
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Three teachers engaged in an activity

2022–23 Applications Now Open: Stanford/SPICE East Asia Seminars for Teachers in Hawai‘i

News / September 12, 2022
High school teachers across the state of Hawai‘i are eligible to apply. The application deadline is October 14.
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Project 17 co-founders and executive directors hold up the number “17” during a Zoom meeting

China Scholars Program and Stanford e-China Alumnae Launch Project 17

Blogs / September 6, 2022
Project 17 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization connecting students around the world to address the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the UN.
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Six Stanford students sitting on grassy field

Spring 2023 Applications Now Open: Stanford Online Courses for High School Students on China, Korea, and Japan

News / September 5, 2022
Students with a strong interest in East Asia or international relations are encouraged to apply. Applications are due October 31.
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SPICE/NCTA East Asia Summer Institute participants

2022 SPICE/NCTA East Asia Summer Institute for Middle School Teachers

Blogs / August 30, 2022
Teachers from all regions of the United States and from China participated.
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cityscape with lush green park in the foreground

Stanford e-Fukuoka Wraps up Its Inaugural Session

Blogs / August 23, 2022
Instructor Kasumi Yamashita looks back on the first session of Stanford e-Fukuoka.
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Stanford e-Japan honorees from across Japan gathered in Tokyo for the Japan Day award ceremony

SPICE Recognizes Top Students in Stanford e-Japan and the Reischauer Scholars Program

News / August 19, 2022
Congratulations to the 2021 Stanford e-Japan and 2022 RSP honorees.
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Hiroko Furukawa Tolbert and Kathryn Tolbert

History of Japanese War Brides

News / August 11, 2022
SPICE has developed free lesson plans on an important chapter of U.S. immigration history that is largely unknown.
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Two images of Japanese high school students

Announcing the Honorees of the 2022 Stanford e-Fukuoka Program

News / August 9, 2022
Congratulations to student honorees Kasane Horiuchi and Mihiro Tomomatsu.
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Stanford e-Hiroshima alumna Rio Sasaki

My Experience as a Hiroshima Nagasaki Peace Messenger

Blogs / August 2, 2022
Stanford e-Hiroshima alumna Rio Sasaki shares her thoughts on being part of the last generation to hear the voices of atomic bomb survivors.
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Nathan in Shanghai

Stanford e-China: No Ordinary Program

Blogs / July 26, 2022
The following reflection is a guest post written by Nathan Chan, an alumnus and honoree of the 2021 Stanford e-China Program, which is accepting student applications until September 1, 2022.
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Teachers pose at the East-West Center

Stanford/SPICE East Asia Seminars for Teachers in Hawai‘i Summer Institute

Blogs / July 19, 2022
The Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), with generous support from the Freeman Foundation, is proud to announce the launch of a new teacher professional development opportunity for secondary school teachers in Hawaii.
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Stanford e-Japan alumna Mio Kobayashi, who will be studying at Minerva University as a Yanai Tadashi Foundation Scholar.

Stanford e-Japan Online Course Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2022

News / July 12, 2022
Interested students must apply by August 12, 2022.
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