1st Annual Korean Studies Writing Prize Awarded. Sponsored by the Korean Studies Program and the Center for East Asian Studies, the Korean Studies Program Prize for Writing in Korean Studies recognizes and rewards outstanding examples of writing by Stanford students in an essay, term paper, or thesis produced during the current academic year in any discipline within the area of Korean Studies, broadly defined. The competition is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.
Jane N. Kim, J.D. 2012 has won the 1st Annual Korean Studies Writing Prize with her paper titled "The Globalization of Korean Food." Jane was born in Seattle and attended college at the University of Washington. Before coming to Stanford, she obtained her PhD in molecular biology from Yale University. Now, she has just graduated from Stanford Law School with the goal of becoming a patent lawyer in the bioscience field.