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Live Long and Prosper… and Stand Back

March 2021

In his March 15, 2021 lecture for SPICE’s Reischauer Scholars Program, actor George Takei—who played Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise in Star Trek—added “and Stand Back” to the iconic Star...

What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 3)

March 2021

Reflections of nine students on the website "What Does It Mean to Be an American?"

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

March 2021

The entrepreneur and businesswoman spoke to students about how certain key experiences in her life influenced her path.

SPICE’s Rylan Sekiguchi Is the 2021 Franklin R. Buchanan Prize Recipient

February 2021

Rylan Sekiguchi was announced this week as the recipient of the 2021 Franklin R. Buchanan Prize for his authorship of What Does It Mean to Be an American?

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

February 2021

The Mineta Legacy Project and SPICE are providing an educational opportunity for people across the country to learn about the Japanese American experience during World War II by presenting a webinar...

The Silva Family’s Bracero Legacy and Stanford University: Abuelito and Abuelita’s Journey

February 2021

Isa Silva, grandson of a bracero from Jalisco, will enter Stanford next fall as a recruit for the Stanford Men’s Basketball team.

Journey into the World of Entrepreneurship: Stanford e-Hiroshima Guest Speakers, Risa Ishii and Takaho Iwasaki

February 2021

Stanford e-Hiroshima is an online course for high school students in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, that is sponsored by the Hiroshima Prefectural Government.

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

January 2021

The accomplished young violinist, who was born and raised in Oita Prefecture, encouraged students to think about their strengths and emphasized the importance of balancing academics and...

What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 2)

January 2021

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

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

January 2021

Tsutsui introduced the audience to three minority groups in Japan—the Ainu, resident Koreans (Zainichi), and the Burakumin—and illustrated how human rights have galvanized minority social movements...

What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students

December 2020

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

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

December 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...

Stanford e-Japan: A Turning Point in My Life

November 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.

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

November 2020

Lee shares her experience teaching the CSP and discusses an upcoming cross-cultural collaboration between American and Chinese high school students.

Stanford e-Japan: A Gate for Learning about the United States and a Mirror for Reflection on Japan

October 2020

The following reflection is a guest post written by Shintaro Aoi, an alumnus of the Stanford e-Japan Program.

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

September 2020

SPICE concludes its first offering of Stanford e-Entrepreneurship, aimed at training young social entrepreneurs in Japan.

My Experience with the Sejong Korea Scholars Program in the Midst of a Global Pandemic

September 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.

Coming Full Circle: The Sejong Korea Scholars Program and Stanford

September 2020

The following reflection is a guest post written by Sandi Khine, an alumna of the Reischauer Scholars Program and the Sejong Korea Scholars Program, which are currently accepting applications for the...

China Scholars Program: East Asia Through a STEM Lens

September 2020

The following reflection is a guest post written by Mallika Pajjuri, an alumna of the China Scholars Program and the Reischauer Scholars Program. She is now a student at MIT.

Training for the Olympics During COVID-19

August 2020

For episode 4 of the CoviDB Speaker Series, TeachAids Founder and CEO Dr. Piya Sorcar provides a glimpse into how the pandemic has impacted the lives of two of the world’s greatest athletes.

The Future to Be Inherited

July 2020

The following reflection is a guest post written by Haruki Kitagawa, a 2015 alum and honoree of the Stanford e-Japan Program.

Four Stanford e-Japan Alumni Awarded Yanai Tadashi Foundation Scholarships

July 2020

In 2015, SPICE launched the inaugural online course, Stanford e-Japan, for high school students in Japan.

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naomi funahashi Naomi Funahashi Manager, Reischauer Scholars Program and Teacher Professional Development
Dr. HyoJung Jang HyoJung Jang Instructor, Sejong Korea Scholars Program
jonas edman Jonas Edman Instructor and Manager, Sejong Korea Scholars Program, Instructional Designer
Kasumi Yamashita Kasumi Yamashita Instructor, Stanford e-Oita
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