On March 22, JICUF and Pathways Japan (PJ) launched the Japan-Ukraine Education Pathways initiative. There are two programs under this initiative: the Japan-Ukraine University Pathways program, and the Japan-Ukraine Language School Pathways program. Click here to read more about the two programs.
One trustee has left the JICUF Board, and two new trustees have joined.
On March 14th, the winners of the 2021 ICU Global Youth Essay Competition were invited to an online awarding ceremony hosted by ICU President Shoichiro Iwakiri.
A history of the founding of the ICU Soccer Club, written by Weimin George Yuan (ICU class of ’64).
In a joint effort with ICU to receive Ukrainian students at ICU, JICUF has launched the Ukrainian Student Fund. We ask for your support.
Ms. Sawa Nakagawa graduated from ICU in 1999. A true cosmopolitan, Ms. Nakagawa has spent much of her life abroad on multiple continents with a career in finance. She now resides in Nairobi, Kenya, and runs her own advisory firm focused on impact investing and social innovation. She graciously shared her story with us.
Last month, the Common Good Grant (CGG) student committee made their decisions on which organizations will be awarded grants. Read more about the selected organizations and work of the student committee over this past year.
This year’s JICUF Undergraduate Research Day (URD) will take place on Friday, February 25. Graduating fourth year students at ICU will present their research in an online format. The event is open to all. We interviewed ICU fourth year student Le Xuan Chan, who is the Chief Ambassador for this year’s URD.
JICUF relaunched the grants program this fall, and awarded grants to 11 projects (three faculty, four students, four alumni). Here is the list of awardees.
JICUF has launched a matching gift campaign for the renovation of the Diffendorfer Memorial Hall! The Foundation will match every donation it receives to the campaign up to $200,000.