Tag: Freeman Spogli Institute

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So much for summer reading

by CISAC Communications on August 30, 2018 2:50 pm
Faculty affiliated with the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) have apparently moved on from the usual summer reading of spy thrillers and detective mysteries. Instead, they offer some serious reading recommendations about subjects ranging from national security policies to the Vietnam War to post-Soviet Union reality. It’s no wonder: CISAC tackles critical security issues in the… Read more So much for summer reading
Prasanna Jagannathan

Rosenkranz Prize-winner tackling malaria in pregnant women

by Beth Duff-Brown on July 17, 2018 4:30 pm
Malaria claims nearly half-a-million lives worldwide each year. Yet, we know little about the immunology of the disease that has plagued humanity for centuries. There were 216 million cases in 2016, according to the World Health Organization. Sub-Saharan Africa carries 80 percent of the global burden of the mosquito-borne infectious disease which devastates families, disrupts education… Read more Rosenkranz Prize-winner tackling malaria in pregnant women
David Lobell

David Lobell appointed new director of FSE

by Michelle Horton on July 11, 2018 4:30 pm
The Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) is pleased to announce Professor DAVID B. LOBELL will step in as director Sept. 1, 2018. Lobell succeeds ROSAMOND L. NAYLOR who has been the director since FSE’s inception in 2005. “I am thrilled to be able to pass the leadership of FSE to the next generation. David… Read more David Lobell appointed new director of FSE
Ted Koppel

Fake news takes center stage at Stanford's third Cardinal Conversations event

by Melissa De Witte on April 10, 2018 4:02 pm
Fake news and the “toxic” influences of opinion, ideology and propaganda in journalism were topics of a lively conversation at Stanford University on April 9 among journalists Anne Applebaum, Ted Koppel and Jessica Lessin. Moderated by Stanford political scientist MICHAEL MCFAUL, the discussion was part of the Cardinal Conversations initiative, a series of talks sponsored… Read more Fake news takes center stage at Stanford's third Cardinal Conversations event
Siegfried Hecker

Siegfried Hecker wins the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award

by Clifton B. Parker on November 3, 2017 4:11 pm
SIEGFRIED HECKER has won the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award from the American Nuclear Society. He received the honor, along with former Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN) and former Sen. Sam Nunn (D-GA), for his “historic achievements in the advancement of nuclear nonproliferation, arms control and peaceful uses of nuclear energy.” Hecker is professor (research) of management… Read more Siegfried Hecker wins the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award
Dirk Rupnow

FSI celebrates 40 years of Austrian collaboration

by The Europe Center on March 13, 2017 3:13 pm
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Distinguished Visiting Austrian Chair Professor program at the Europe Center of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. The program has brought an Austrian scholar to Stanford each year since 1977, including historian DIRK RUPNOW, who is visiting this year from the University of Innsbruck. During the… Read more FSI celebrates 40 years of Austrian collaboration