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Hiroshima Business and Management School Visits the Bay Area

November 2022

Students and alumni of HBMS visit Stanford, Silicon Valley, and Hikari Farms.

Reflections on Education and Diversity

November 2022

Collaboration between the Graduate School of Education, the University of Tokyo and SPICE/Stanford offers opportunities to discuss education and diversity.

The Reischauer Scholars Program: Sharing Reflections from Waseda University

November 2022

The following reflection is a guest post written by Noah Kurima, a 2021 alumnus of the Reischauer Scholars Program.

Ukulele Virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro Gives Lecture at the University of Tokyo

November 2022

Students are also treated to a performance of several of his hits.

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

October 2022

Reflections of seven students on the educational website “What Does It Mean to Be an American?”

SPICE Launches New Course for Students in Wakayama Prefecture

October 2022

Instructor Makiko Hirata reflects on the launch of Stanford e-Wakayama, SPICE’s newest regional program in Japan.

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

October 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.

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

October 2022

Congratulations to the summer 2021 and fall 2021 honorees.

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

September 2022

Part 2 of an ongoing series that features photographs by Marion Post Wolcott.

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

September 2022

Congratulations to the student honorees from Fukuoka Prefecture, Hiroshima Prefecture, Kawasaki City, Kobe City, Oita Prefecture, and Tottori Prefecture.

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

September 2022

High school teachers across the state of Hawai‘i are eligible to apply. The application deadline is October 14.

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

September 2022

Students with a strong interest in East Asia or international relations are encouraged to apply. Applications are due October 31.

Stanford e-Fukuoka Wraps up Its Inaugural Session

August 2022

Instructor Kasumi Yamashita looks back on the first session of Stanford e-Fukuoka.

History of Japanese War Brides

August 2022

SPICE has developed free lesson plans on an important chapter of U.S. immigration history that is largely unknown.

Announcing the Honorees of the 2022 Stanford e-Fukuoka Program

August 2022

Congratulations to student honorees Kasane Horiuchi and Mihiro Tomomatsu.

Rediscovering Mottainai: My Experience with the Reischauer Scholars Program

July 2022

The following reflection is a guest post written by Seiji Yang, a 2020 alumnus of the Reischauer Scholars Program, which will begin accepting student applications on September 5, 2022.

Announcing the Honorees of SPICE’s 2021–22 Regional Programs in Japan

June 2022

Congratulations to the ten student honorees from Hiroshima Prefecture, Kawasaki City, Kobe City, Oita Prefecture, and Tottori Prefecture.

SPICE’s Jonas Edman Moderates Panel of Community College Instructors

May 2022

Stanford Global Studies hosts Education Partnership for Internationalizing Curriculum (EPIC) Symposium.

What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 8)

May 2022

Reflections of eight students on the website “What Does It Mean to Be an American?”

Kawasaki City Mayor Norihiko Fukuda Delivers Inspirational Comments to Students

April 2022

Stanford e-Kawasaki closing ceremony held.

SPICE’s Rylan Sekiguchi Interviewed by Education About Asia

April 2022

Sekiguchi was the 2021 recipient of the Franklin R. Buchanan Prize for his curriculum development work on "What Does It Mean to Be an American?"

The Reischauer Legacy: How the RSP Inspired Me to Dedicate My Life to U.S.–Japan Relations

April 2022

The following reflection is a guest post written by Evan Wright, an alumnus of the Reischauer Scholars Program.

Japan’s Top Envoy to the U.S. Discusses the State of Japan Studies in Higher Education with Stanford and UC Berkeley Experts

March 2022

At an in-person meeting of a joint delegation from Japan's Embassy to the United States and Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco with a panel of experts from Stanford and UC Berkeley,...

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

March 2022

On April 6, 2022, Silkroad will be performing at Stanford University.


selena lai Selena Lai Curriculum Consultant
greg francis Greg Francis Curriculum Consultant
Dr. HyoJung Jang HyoJung Jang Instructor, Sejong Korea Scholars Program
Kasumi Yamashita Kasumi Yamashita Instructor, Stanford e-Oita, Instructor, Stanford e-Fukuoka
Stefanie Orrick Stefanie Orrick Curriculum Consultant
IshimatsuHeadshot Sabrina Ishimatsu Sales Manager, Event Coordinator, Instructor, Stanford e-Takatsuki
Carey Moncaster Carey Moncaster Instructor, Stanford e-China
Maiko Tamagawa Bacha Maiko Tamagawa Bacha Instructor, Stanford e-Entrepreneurship Japan, Instructor, Stanford e-Kawasaki
naomi funahashi Naomi Funahashi Manager, Reischauer Scholars Program and Teacher Professional Development
Waka Takahashi Brown Waka Takahashi Brown Instructor and Manager, Stanford e-Japan, Curriculum Specialist
grace bio headshotoriginal Grace MyHyun Kim Curriculum Consultant
ignacio ornelas rodriguez Ignacio Ornelas Rodriguez Curriculum Consultant