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05/17/94

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Stanford in Government summer fellows named

STANFORD -- Three Stanford University undergraduates have been awarded paid Stanford in Government International Fellowships for summer 1994. Another two students have received unpaid internships

The fellowships place students in agencies that engage in direct development work in economically growing countries and give them the opportunity to do substantive work within a different culture by offsetting the costs associa ted with overseas living.

International Fellows

Richard Barnett, a co-terminal student in economics and food research, and Anthony Shen, a senior in economics, will work with the World Bank on development projects.

Jay Truesdale, a sophomore majoring in international relations, will work with the Hungarian Foreign Ministry in the Atlantic Bureau as the resident expert on American foreign policy and American culture.

Unpaid summer interns

Raymond Shu, a junior economics major, will be based in Singapore and work with the Economic and Environmental Program in Southeast Asia. Shu will assist the group in finding engineering solutions to environmental problems. He will be involved in assessing the impacts of different development policies responsible for environmental management and economic development.

Amy Stuart, a senior majoring in civil engineering, will work with the Stockholm Environment Institute, where she will assist in conducting global environmental research. Stuart's work will be concerned primarily with environme ntal policy in Stockholm, climate conventions, and engineering solutions to environmental problems.

The Stanford in Government International Fellowship Program began researching possible positions for Stanford students in 1992 and sponsored its first paid fellowships in Hungary during summer 1993. The program has been expande d to include three paid and two unpaid positions in overseas offices for summer 1994. Research for new positions in ongoing. Former World Bank vice president and Stanford alumnus Burke Knapp, Class of 1933, helped fund and establish th e three paid positions.

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