On Friday, September 13th, JICUF will host a 70th Anniversary Dinner at Riverside Church in New York City. ICU alumnus Dr. Hirotaka Takeuchi (class of 1969), Professor of Harvard Business School, will give a talk. We hope many alumni and friends will join us!
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In early April, the JICUF announced the recipients of the 2019 spring JICUF grants. JICUF provided a total of ¥4,275,295 to twelve projects – two from faculty, ten from ICU students. Congratulations to all!
ICU Emeritus Professor and Former JICUF Trustee Benjamin Duke Writes Book about “Japanese Invasion” of Rutgers College 150 Years Ago
Next month, ICU Professor Emeritus and former JICUF Trustee Ben Duke’s new book “Dr. David Murray: Superintendent of Education in the Empire of Japan 1873-1879” will be published by Rutgers University Press. In this article, Dr. Duke explains some of the history and inspiration for the book.
PhD student Jennifer Fajardo received support to develop and implement a series of workshops aimed at improving the presentation and business communication skills of ICU students.
A collaboration between ICU and the Carnegie Council, the “Gender and Japanese Culture” program was part of a one-week, fact-finding group of delegates exploring issues related to gender in Japanese society. Prof. Natsumi Ikoma received support to organized the program’s one-day workshop at ICU.
Professor Stephen Nagy received a grant to lead a group of ICU students on a two-week trip through three cities in China: Beijing, Shanghai, and Nanjing. During their trip, students attended lectures at local universities, engaged with local university students, and visiting cultural sites.
Prof. Norie Takazawa received a grant to host a workshop for a international group of French and Japanese researchers focusing on the social status of women in the early modern Society of Orders in France.