My name is JiYeon Yoo, and I am going to graduate ICU in March 2015. This is my last year at ICU after one year exchange at Yonsei University in Korea. I was born in Seoul, South Korea and I moved to Osaka at the age of 11 first and then moved to Tokyo. I am also a ICU High School graduate.
My name is Anan Ogawa, and I’m a senior student in ICU. (I can’t believe that this is the last year!) I plan to graduate in March 2015. From next April, I will start working in a trading company in Japan.
On Tuesday, May 27, 2014, the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles conferred the Commendation of the Consul General on Mr. Ted Tokio Tanaka and Mrs. Masako Unoura-Tanaka.
My name is Chie Hirata, and I am a sophomore student at ICU. I plan to graduate in March of 2017.
Program Director Mark Flanigan attended the annual Overseas Association for College Admissions Counseling (OACAC) Conference, which was held at the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa Bay, FL. This was a nice chance to meet and network with new colleagues in global education. In this Blog post, Mark shares more about his experience there.
Over the July 4 weekend, five ICU students arrived in New York City as the pioneering participants in Global Link, a new summer program administered by the Japan ICU Foundation.
Professor Satoshi Tomioka is an ICU alumnus from the class of ’87. He is currently a Professor of Linguistics at the University of Delaware, and recently returned to ICU as a JICUF Visiting Scholar to participate in the Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics conference.
Program Director Tara DeWorsop recently had a chance to interview Christine Nalubowa. Christine received her BA and MA from ICU, and is a recipient of scholarship support from the Japan ICU Foundation and Rotary Yoneyama.
United States Ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, joined representatives from 67 countries as well as hibakusha and members of the general public in a memorial service marking the 69 anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
Filmed in Osaka, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Nara, Tokyo, Nagano and Hokkaido, this video directed, filmed and edited by David Parkinson captures the beauty of modern Japan.