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Canadian Scholars, Max Seunik, Chardaye Bueckert and Hayden Rodenkirchen share their thoughts on spending time at the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, and the relationship between Canada and China. One of the best parts of this year for the inaugural class’ three Canadian scholars – Max, Chardaye, and Hayden – has been interacting with the Canadian…

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Alina Luk (Class of 2017) is from the United States and received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University. Read about her experience in Beijing here:  Through a recent panel I moderated at Schwarzman College, I’ve been able to dive into China’s fast-paced community of Entrepreneurs here in Beijing. The panel, our first career-focused talk, focused on…

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Anurag Chandran (Class of 2017) recently participated in the the 2017 Raisina Dialogues, India's premier geopolitical conference in New Delhi. He shares his thoughts here:   Thoughts on Strengthening Sino-Indian Relations: The Raisina Dialogues 2017 After an intensely rewarding (yet tiring) 2 Modules at Schwarzman College, I was gearing up to enjoy some sun and laze around the…

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Ana Lloyd-Damnjanovic (class of 2017) reflected on her time in Beijing in an email to Schwarzman Scholars' founder, Steve Schwarzman. We've published her note below. Dear Steve, Happy New Year to you too! Thank you for making my 2016 so rewarding. As someone passionate about international security, I have spent the last five months here enriching…

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Last Thursday, I scored an invite to the Conference on Energy and Climate at the Peking University Stanford Center. Donning a mask, I walked over through the smoggy air with a small group of Schwarzman Scholars. My Air Quality Index app read 300, “heavily polluted” (most US cities have an AQI 0-50). As I entered…

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  Rob Garris, the Schwarzman Scholars Global Director of Admissions, writes: Looking through more than 3,000 applications from 135 countries last month, it was hard to believe that only a year had passed since we launched the global recruiting and admissions process for Schwarzman Scholars.  From its earliest inception, Schwarzman Scholars was conceived as a…

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Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger discusses China's role in the 21st Century, looking at how the country has risen to become a global superpower. He also reflects on how students must understand Chinese culture to become better leaders.

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A look at the people and vision behind the launch of Schwarzman Scholars, the global leadership program for the 21st century.

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Watch Henry Kissinger speak about how Schwarzman Scholars will help future global leaders address the challenges of the 21st century.

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