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Victoria Tsai in Kyoto

Stanford e-Kawasaki Guest Speaker: Victoria Tsai, Founder and CEO, Tatcha

Blog / March 2, 2021
The two key themes of Stanford e-Kawasaki are entrepreneurship and diversity, and Stanford e-Kawasaki Instructor Maiko Tamagawa Bacha invites guest speakers with these themes in mind.
Secretary Norman Mineta and Rylan Sekiguch

What Does It Mean to Be an American?: A Webinar for Educators, February 20, 2021, 10am PST

News / February 17, 2021
February 19th marks the 79th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066 in 1942 that led to the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.
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Journey into the World of Entrepreneurship: Stanford e-Hiroshima Guest Speakers, Risa Ishii and Takaho Iwasaki

Blog / February 9, 2021
Stanford e-Hiroshima is an online course for high school students in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, that is sponsored by the Hiroshima Prefectural Government. Launched in fall 2019, it is offered by...
Kimi Takagi with students

Kimi Takagi, A Trailblazer for Women’s Education in Modern Japan

Blog / February 2, 2021
“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...
Sumire Hirotsuru performing in Tokyo; photo courtesy Sumire Hirotsuru

Giving Back to One’s Hometown: Stanford e-Oita Guest Speaker, Sumire Hirotsuru

Blog / January 26, 2021
Stanford e-Oita is an online course for high school students in Oita Prefecture in the southwestern island of Kyushu, Japan, that is sponsored by the Oita Prefectural Government. Launched in fall...
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What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 2)

Blog / January 19, 2021
Since the unprecedented events on January 6, 2021, I have had the chance to communicate with many young students.
Tokyo’s Shin Okubo neighborhood, known for its Korea Town

Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan: A Webinar by Professor Kiyoteru Tsutsui

Blog / January 12, 2021
On December 10, 2020, 44 educators from across the United States joined a webinar titled “Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan.”
Encina Hall with SPICE logo

SPICE Launches Stanford e-China

Blog / December 15, 2020
SPICE’s Stanford e-China program successfully completed its fall 2020 inaugural course, “Technologies Changing the World: Thinking into Action.”
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What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students

Blog / December 8, 2020
Over the past few years, I have heard concerns from teachers about how divided they feel the United States has become.
John Roos

Ambassador John Roos and the Importance of Student-to-Student Exchange

Blog / December 1, 2020
Just over ten years after becoming the first U.S. ambassador to Japan to participate in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony in 2010, Ambassador John Roos spoke about his experiences with 26 high...
Koki Mashita at Webb School of California; photo courtesy Koki Mashita

The Reischauer Scholars Program: The Inspiration to Start an Investment Firm

Blog / November 24, 2020
The following reflection is a guest post written by Koki Mashita, an alumnus of the Reischauer Scholars Program.
female student standing in front of Akamon in Japan

Stanford e-Japan: A Turning Point in My Life

Blog / November 17, 2020
The following reflection is a guest post written by Hikaru Suzuki, a 2015 alumna and honoree of the Stanford e-Japan Program, which is currently accepting applications for Spring 2021.
Valerie Wu at Stanford University, August 10, 2018

China Scholars Program Instructor Dr. Tanya Lee Interviewed by US-China Today

Blog / November 10, 2020
Valerie Wu, a student at the University of Southern California and an alum of SPICE’s Reischauer Scholars Program (RSP) and China Scholars Program (CSP), recently interviewed Dr. Tanya Lee,...
Rose Adams with the International Affairs Division, Hiroshima Prefectural Government

Chasing Curiosity

Blog / November 3, 2020
The following reflection is a guest post written by Rose Adams, an alumna of the Reischauer Scholars Program
Stanford e-Eiri students and Eiri staff

Empowering Girls to Think Globally

Blog / October 27, 2020
In 1908, Kimi Takagi established Takagi Girls’ High School, now renamed Yokohama Eiri Girls’ High School.
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Collegiality and the 2020–21 EPIC Fellows

News / October 20, 2020
On August 13 and 14, 2020, Stanford Global Studies (SGS) welcomed 12 new Education Partnership for Internationalizing Curriculum (EPIC) Fellowship Program community college instructors as members of...
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Angel Island Immigration Station: The Hidden History

Blog / October 13, 2020
On September 2, 2020, over 160 educators from across the United States joined a webinar titled “Angel Island Immigration Station: The Hidden History.”
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Stanford e-Japan: A Gate for Learning about the United States and a Mirror for Reflection on Japan

Blog / October 6, 2020
The following reflection is a guest post written by Shintaro Aoi, an alumnus of the Stanford e-Japan Program.
Stanford/SPICE East Asia Seminars for Teachers in Hawaii

Announcing the Stanford/SPICE East Asia Seminars for Teachers in Hawaii

News / October 2, 2020
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...
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What Does It Mean to Be an American?: A Web-based Curriculum Toolkit

Blog / September 29, 2020
For several years, I had been anticipating September 2, 2020—the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II—to be a momentous day.
Yellow building in Japanese country side

SPICE’s Inaugural Online Course on Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Healing During a Pandemic

Blog / September 21, 2020
“What is social innovation?” was the central question that Professor Emeritus Seiichiro Yonekura, Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research, posed to 25 high school students who were...
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My Experience with the Sejong Korea Scholars Program in the Midst of a Global Pandemic

Blog / September 15, 2020
The following reflection is a guest post written by Jason Lu, an alumnus of the Sejong Korea Scholars Program, which is currently accepting applications for the 2021 course.
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Applications Now Open for Spring 2021: Stanford Online Courses for High School Students on China, Korea, and Japan

News / September 14, 2020
Applications opened last week for the China Scholars Program (CSP), Sejong Korea Scholars Program (SKSP), and Reischauer Scholars Program (RSP) on Japan—three intensive online courses offered by...

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