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Gary Mukai
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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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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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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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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President Suzanne Puanani Vares-Lum with Gary Mukai

SPICE and the East-West Center: A 34-Year History

Blogs / June 21, 2022
SPICE will host a 2022 teacher summer institute at the East-West Center, continuing its longstanding relationship with the Center.
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Gary Mukai and Norman Mineta at Convención Panamericana Nikkei (COPANI) XX, San Francisco, September 20, 2019

Secretary Norman Mineta and His Contributions to SPICE

Blogs / June 7, 2022
The late Secretary Mineta was unwavering in his commitment to SPICE’s efforts to educate students about civil liberties and equality.
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Yo-Yo Ma and Kinan Azmeh

Kinan Azmeh and Yo-Yo Ma: Art in a Time of Crisis

Blogs / March 29, 2022
On April 6, 2022, Silkroad will be performing at Stanford University.
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headshots of eight high school students

What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 7)

Blogs / February 8, 2022
Reflections of eight students on the website “What Does It Mean to Be an American?”
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What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 6)

Blogs / December 14, 2021
Reflections of eight students on the website “What Does It Mean to Be an American?”
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Teaching Diverse Perspectives on the Vietnam War

Blogs / November 16, 2021
On Veterans Day 2021, SPICE Director Gary Mukai reflects on some lesser-known stories of Vietnam War veterans.
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gate to University of Tokyo

A Gateway to Collaboration: SPICE/Stanford and CASEER/University of Tokyo

Blogs / November 9, 2021
The SPICE/Stanford–CASEER/UTokyo Lecture Series provides a platform to share current educational research and practice.
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Stanford e-Kawasaki students and instructors

Opening Ceremony Held for Stanford e-Kawasaki

Blogs / October 12, 2021
Kawasaki Mayor Norihiko Fukuda makes welcoming comments.
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Stanford Alumni Cultivate Future Social Entrepreneurs in China

Blogs / September 14, 2021
SPICE seeks to expand its offerings to students and teachers in China.
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Stanford e-Entrepreneurship Japan honorees with their instructors

Fostering the Entrepreneurs and Innovators of Tomorrow

News / August 24, 2021
On August 11, 2021, SPICE honored the top students in the 2020 Stanford e-Entrepreneurship Japan Program in a virtual ceremony.
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Japan Day: Recognizing Top Students in Stanford e-Japan and the Reischauer Scholars Program

News / August 17, 2021
Congratulations to the 2020 Stanford e-Japan and 2021 RSP honorees.
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SPICE Instructor Kasumi Yamashita speaks with Native and Indigenous educators

Indigenous Voices: Educational Perspectives from Navajo, Native Hawaiian, and Ainu Scholars in the Diaspora

Blogs / July 27, 2021
This article recaps a June 18, 2021 webinar that featured three Native and Indigenous scholars and includes recommendations for using the webinar recording in classrooms.
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headshots of eight high school students

What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 5)

Blogs / July 20, 2021
Reflections of eight students on the website "What Does It Mean to Be an American?"
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Yo-Yo Ma with Professor Dien and the SPICE staff, Art Institute of Chicago

Professor Emeritus Albert Dien Delivers Final Lecture

Blogs / July 13, 2021
On June 29, 2021, Stanford Professor Emeritus Albert Dien, East Asian Languages and Culture, delivered his last lecture.
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George Mukai in Munsan, a town south of the Imjin River near Panmunjom, during the Korean War, 1951

SPICE’s Educational Offerings on Korea

Blogs / June 15, 2021
SPICE offers a series of Korea-focused lesson plans, an online course for U.S. high school students, and teacher professional development opportunities.
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2021 Education Partnership for Internationalizing Curriculum Symposium

Blogs / June 1, 2021
On Saturday, May 22, 2021, SPICE’s Jonas Edman moderated two panels during the 2021 EPIC Fellowship Program Symposium for community college educators.
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What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 4)

Blogs / May 18, 2021
Reflections of eight students on the website "What Does It Mean To Be an American?"
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What Does It Mean to Be an American?: A Web-based Curriculum Toolkit

Blogs / September 29, 2020
“What Does It Mean to Be an American?” is a free educational web-based curriculum toolkit for high school and college students that examines what it means to be an American developed by the Mineta Legacy Project and Stanford’s SPICE program.
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