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News / March 15, 2013
Four Stanford students traveled to Ethiopia, making their way to remote refugee camps along the Sudanese border to research ways in which technology and design innovation can improve conditions for refugees and their surrounding communities. The trip evolved out of a UN-CISAC project and Stanford Law School class, "Rethinking Refugee Communities."
News / February 27, 2013
Siegfried Hecker, CISAC's co-director for five years, is stepping down from his leadership role to take a sabbatical and work on his book. He'll return this summer as a senior fellow at CISAC and FSI and to co-teach the popular "Technology and National Security" class.
News / February 25, 2013
FSI's Global Underdevelopment Action Fund fuels interdisciplinary work across Stanford and helps put researchers in the field where they're trying to solve some of the world's toughest problems.
Commentary / February 19, 2013
Since its inception, the European Union has come under criticism that it has consistently shied away from taking full-fledged global political and security responsibilities despite its role as an economic powerhouse on the world stage. Francesca Giovannini, TEC and CISAC Post-Doctoral Fellow, discusses how this is now changing, with the EU clearly taking the lead in global nuclear governance and how this assumption of a global leadership role presents both opportunities and challenges within the EU.
News / February 12, 2013
News / February 11, 2013
When Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar takes the helm of FSI in July, he'll oversee the institute's 11 research centers and programs along with a variety of undergraduate and graduate education initiatives on international affairs. His leadership will be marked by a commitment to build on FSI’s interdisciplinary approach to solving some of the world’s biggest problems.
Q&A / February 1, 2013
In an interview for the Stanford Report, Co-Director Tino Cuéllar discusses the complex link between border security and immigration policy, and says that bad legislation could impede the full regularization of millions of prospective immigrants.
News / February 1, 2013
President Barack Obama awards CISAC's founding science co-director Sidney Drell the National Medal of Science, the highest honor bestowed by the government on scientists, inventors and engineers.
News / January 30, 2013
David Relman, a Stanford microbiologist and professor of infectious diseases, has taken up the mantle as CISAC co-director alongside Stanford law professor Tino Cuéllar, both of whom intend to broaden the center’s research in biosecurity and the life sciences.
News / January 29, 2013
Carnegie Corporation of New York, the foundation that promotes "real and permanent good," has awarded a $1 million grant to CISAC to fund research and training on international peace and security issues.
News / January 22, 2013
News / January 17, 2013
Despite a troubling tally of crises around the world, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is hopeful about the future, and says he gains inspiration from the younger generation.
News / January 15, 2013
CISAC Senior Research Scholar Joe Felter and colleagues at Princeton and UC San Diego launch an exhaustive research and data archive for the Empirical Studies of Conflict Project.
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