PBRC Student Essay ContestThe Pacific Basin Research Center administers its biannual essay contest. PBRC staff and faculty normally select 3-4 winning essays, whose abstracts will be featured in the PBRC newsletter, PBRC Update. The center acknowledges original essays that research policies and institutions that contribute to the center's mission, the achievement of peaceful, humanistic development in the Pacific Basin. Essays from all disciplines and fields are accepted. This contest is intended as a forum for emerging voices; only undergraduate student work will be considered.