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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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Growing Up Navajo

Blogs / November 30, 2021
Dr. Harold Begay, Navajo Nation Superintendent (Select) of Schools, Department of Diné Education, shares reflections on his life.
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Stanford e-Japan Online Course Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2022

News / November 24, 2021
Interested students must apply by December 31, 2021.
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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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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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Virtual Workshop for Community College Instructors Will Explore Immigration Policies, Attitudes, and Inclusion

News / November 2, 2021
SPICE and Stanford Global Studies will offer a free virtual workshop with Professor Tomás Jiménez on November 9, 4:00–6:00PM.
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Mariko Yang-Yoshihara Empowers Girls in Japan with STEAM Education

Blogs / October 26, 2021
SPICE’s Yang-Yoshihara aims to level the playing field and raise self-efficacy for all genders.
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Reconnecting Under the Trees: An RSP Alumni Lunch Gathering at Stanford

Blogs / October 19, 2021
Alumni of the Reischauer Scholars Program recently met at Stanford University over Japanese bentos and sushi.
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Opening Ceremony Held for Stanford e-Kawasaki

Blogs / October 12, 2021
Kawasaki Mayor Norihiko Fukuda makes welcoming comments.
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Opening Ceremony Held for Stanford e-Kobe

Blogs / October 6, 2021
SPICE launches Stanford e-Kobe, its newest regional course in Japan.
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2021–22 Applications Now Open: Stanford/SPICE East Asia Seminars for Teachers in Hawaii

News / October 5, 2021
A new professional development opportunity is available to high school teachers on Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Molokai, Niihau, and the island of Hawaii. Apply by October 15.
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Promoting Intercultural Understanding in Schools: The 2021 Virtual SPICE Summer Institutes

Blogs / September 28, 2021
Teachers from across North America convene online for the 2021 SPICE summer institutes.
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Winners Announced for the Spring 2021 Stanford e-Japan Award

News / September 22, 2021
Congratulations to our newest student honorees.
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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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Spring 2022 Applications Now Open: Stanford Online Courses for High School Students on China, Korea, and Japan

News / September 7, 2021
Students with a strong interest in East Asia or international relations are especially encouraged to apply.
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SPICE Honors Top Students from 2020–2021 Regional Programs in Japan

News / August 31, 2021
Congratulations to the eight student honorees from Hiroshima Prefecture, Kawasaki City, Oita Prefecture, and Tottori Prefecture.
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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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DEI-related Project Update, Summer and Fall 2021

News / August 10, 2021
Read about SPICE's recent and current DEI-related efforts.
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Finding My Place in the RSP & the U.S.–Japan Relationship

Blogs / August 3, 2021
The following reflection is a guest post written by Kristine Pashin, an alumna of the Reischauer Scholars Program, which will begin accepting student applications on September 6, 2021.
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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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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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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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High School Students in China and the United States Collaborate

Blogs / July 9, 2021
Students in SPICE’s China Scholars and Stanford e-China Programs meet in virtual classrooms.
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Highlights from the 2021 Sejong Korea Scholars Program

Blogs / June 29, 2021
Twenty-three students completed SPICE’s 2021 Sejong Korea Scholars Program.
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