December 2015

Beethoven in China

In 1922, Xiao Youmei, a Chinese scholar and composer, created the original Chinese symphony orchestra to bring the sound of Beethoven to his people for the first time. Last month, Stanford Associate Professor of Performance Jingdong Cai recreated this historical experience with 15 musicians from the Peking University Orchestra at the Stanford Center at Peking University. “It was something like time travel,” he recalled.  Read more.

SCPKU faculty fellow shares research on drug use disorders in China

Anna Lembke, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University Medical Center, visited SCPKU for two weeks as a faculty fellow in July 2014.  She recently shared highlights of her research and how SCPKU helped to advance her work in China. Read more

US admiral gives Sino-US security talk

The leader of U.S. Pacific Command, Adm. Harry B. Harris, Jr., addressed U.S. nautical movements in the South China Sea while also calling for sustained military cooperation between China and the United States in a speech in SCPKU's Highly Immersive Classroom on November 3.  A group of Stanford faculty and scholars from the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center also participated from the Stanford campus via the Graduate School of Business' Highly Immersive Classroom.  Read more.

Asian Liver Center holds HBV conference

The 7th Annual Team Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Collegiate Chapters Conference was held by the Asian Liver Center (ALC) at Stanford November 6-8.  The event was designed to bring together students from across China and the United States focused on the fight against Hepatitis B and liver cancer.  Student representatives from the ALC based at SCPKU and other sister chapters in China were invited to share their initiatives in the Hepatitis B Campaign 2015. A key effort was working with the World Health Organization and leading health organizations in China to initiate an advocacy campaign for World Hepatitis Day 2015 via social media and Beijing's subway system. Read more.


January 2016 Deadline for SCPKU Program Proposals and Applications

The deadline for the next round of applications for team-based faculty, faculty and pre-doctoral fellowships and graduate seminar faculty proposals is Friday, January 15, 2016.

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