International

Exploring art and design in Australia

After switching majors from mechanical engineering to product design, Kendal Burkins, ’19, spent the summer exploring art and design as an intern at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, an opportunity offered through the Stanford Global Studies Internship Program.

Did crafting beer lead to cereal cultivation?

Stanford researchers have found the oldest archaeological evidence of beer brewing, a discovery that supports the hypothesis that in some regions, beer may have been an underlying motivation to cultivate cereals.

How to get good data about human trafficking

Stanford’s researchers have created resources about data gathering for people working in the anti-human trafficking field, including best practices about getting responsible and reliable data when working with hidden and vulnerable populations.

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Exploring the origins of foreign cultural values

As businesses go global, it pays to understand the beliefs underpinning behaviors that might seem strange. Learning and honoring the way people in other countries treat each other is just the tip of a cultural iceberg.

Warming temperatures linked to increased suicide rates

By comparing historical temperature and suicide data, researchers found a strong correlation between warm weather and increased suicides. They estimate climate change could lead to suicide rate increases across the U.S. and Mexico.