Tag: Freeman Spogli Institute

Stanford works with California prisons to test and prevent COVID-19

by Beth Duff-Brown & Grace Hammerstrom on June 23, 2020 3:59 pm
As the world’s greatest minds focus their energies and resources on combating COVID-19, there is a growing population of underrecognized victims — the infected men and women incarcerated in frequently overcrowded prisons and local jails. Among the more than 115,000 individuals currently held in California prisons, outbreaks of COVID-19 infection have continued to escalate in some… Read more Stanford works with California prisons to test and prevent COVID-19

Stanford postdoc Ashley Styczynski wins Rosenkranz Prize

by Beth Duff-Brown on April 22, 2020 3:59 pm
Stanford postdoc ASHLEY STYCZYNSKI, winner of the Rosenkranz Prize, will investigate the epidemiology behind the alarmingly high rate of stillbirths in Bangladesh while helping prepare for the coming onslaught of the new coronavirus in the densely populated South Asian nation. Most of the stillbirths that occur around the world are among women who live in… Read more Stanford postdoc Ashley Styczynski wins Rosenkranz Prize
Tom Wright

Tom Wright wins 2020 Shorenstein Journalism Award

by Noa Ronkin on April 15, 2020 3:27 pm
The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) has awarded journalist and author Tom Wright the 2020 Shorenstein Journalism Award for excellence in coverage of the Asia-Pacific region. Wright started his career with Reuters in Indonesia in the 1990s at a time when Gen. Suharto’s military dictatorship was crumbling. During the Asian financial crisis of 1997-98,… Read more Tom Wright wins 2020 Shorenstein Journalism Award

Study will probe the 'secondhand' effects of having guns in the home

by Beth Duff-Brown on August 14, 2019 2:51 pm
Stanford Health Policy’s DAVID STUDDERT – an expert on the public health epidemic of firearms violence – acknowledges that mass shootings are on the rise in the United States. “Experts now generally agree that mass shootings are becoming more common – and that a common thread is disaffected young men who have access to high-caliber,… Read more Study will probe the 'secondhand' effects of having guns in the home
Paul Wise

Paul Wise heads up global initiative to boost humanitarian health response to violent conflict

by Beth Duff-Brown on July 24, 2019 5:00 pm
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences recently appointed Stanford professor of pediatrics PAUL WISE and two other global health experts to lead a new initiative, Rethinking the Humanitarian Health Response to Violence Conflict, to develop new strategies to protect civilians, health care and cultural heritage in areas of extreme violence. The initiative will be… Read more Paul Wise heads up global initiative to boost humanitarian health response to violent conflict
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CISAC faculty and fellows recommend books, podcasts for summer 2019

by Katy Gabel Chui on June 13, 2019 3:17 pm
Looking for some summer reading? Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) faculty and fellows have a few suggestions. HYUN-BINN CHO, postdoctoral fellow at CISAC, recommends Active Defense: China’s Military Strategy Since 1949. PAUL EDWARDS, the William J. Perry Fellow in International Security and senior research scholar at CISAC and professor of information and history at… Read more CISAC faculty and fellows recommend books, podcasts for summer 2019
Maria Ressa

Philippines investigative journalist and press freedom beacon Maria Ressa wins 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award

by Noa Ronkin on May 29, 2019 2:37 pm
Stanford’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) has awarded journalist Maria Ressa the 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award. Ressa, the co-founder, CEO and executive editor of the Philippine news platform Rappler, has been a journalist in Asia for more than 30 years and commended worldwide for her work in fighting disinformation and attempts to silence the… Read more Philippines investigative journalist and press freedom beacon Maria Ressa wins 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award
Michael McFaul

Michael McFaul discusses Montana, his first trip abroad and the importance of empathy

by Alice Wenner on May 6, 2019 5:00 pm
MICHAEL MCFAUL director of the Freeman Spogli Institute, recently talked about growing up in Montana, his experience living in Russia and the values that he hopes to instill in his children, as part of the Office of Religious Life’s “What Matters to Me and Why” speaker series. The series is designed to spark conversation between… Read more Michael McFaul discusses Montana, his first trip abroad and the importance of empathy
Marcella Alsan

Marcella Alsan wins Arrow Award for research on Tuskegee Study

by Beth Duff-Brown on April 14, 2019 11:48 am
MARCELLA ALSAN, associate professor of medicine, is a co-recipient of this year’s Arrow Award from the International Health Economics Association (IHEA) for research that shows the health of African American men was adversely impacted by the Tuskegee syphilis study of the early 20th century. The award recognizes excellence in the field of health economics and is… Read more Marcella Alsan wins Arrow Award for research on Tuskegee Study
Anna Fifield

Anna Fifield of the Washington Post wins Shorenstein Journalism Award

by Noa Ronkin on October 13, 2018 10:56 am
The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) has awarded the Washington Post’s Beijing Bureau Chief Anna Fifield the Shorenstein Journalism Award. The award, given annually by APARC, is conferred on a journalist who has produced outstanding reporting on critical issues affecting Asia and has contributed to a greater understanding of the region. Fifield’s award recognizes… Read more Anna Fifield of the Washington Post wins Shorenstein Journalism Award