Posted on April 9, 2018 by Melissa Golden

To Mindanao and Back Again: Adventures in Transformational Technologies with Martti Vallila

VIA Experience How did you first become involved with VIA? I became aware of VIA when Dwight Clark visited Grove House during my sophomore year. I was interested in international issues because of my past (born in Prague, Czech mother,

Posted on April 4, 2018 by Alison Tominaga

Contraceptive Diplomacy: Interview with Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci

Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci, PhD Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci, PhD, joined VIA’s American Culture & Society program at Stanford University in 2001. Her interest in cross-cultural learning and the US led her to return for a graduate degree and ultimately influenced the evolution of

Posted on March 10, 2018 by Melissa Golden

Resilience, Creativity, and Community in Tohoku

Since 2015, VIA has collaborated with Stanford University’s Haas Center for Public Service and Rikkyo University to bring US and Japanese university students to Rikuzentakata. This community is located in the Tohoku region of Japan, and was devastated by the

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