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Newsletter No. 3

Friends of UTokyo Inc. Internship Report

Shion An — August 21, 2011 Friends of UTokyo Inc. Internship Report This summer, I spent 10 weeks in Tokyo, Japan working as a student researcher in the Ozawa Laboratory, located in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Tokyo. This lab studies various biological processes by fluorescence and bioluminescence imaging with the goal…
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Friends of UTokyo Completion Report

Michael C. Kotson — Friends of UTokyo Completion Report For this past summer, I worked as an intern at the University of Tokyo under the guidance of Prof. Yasushi Suto, whose research is focused on cosmology and astrophysics. Prof. Suto’s team was studying the SFD Galactic Extinction Map, a tool used by astronomers to determine…
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FUTI INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD – 2011

Jose M. Lobez Ph.D. Candidate Swager Lab – Department of Chemistry Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Project This summer I did a research stay at the Aida Lab within the Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology Engineering at the University of Tokyo, UTokyo (Hongo Campus). The Aida Lab is an organic chemistry lab focused on new…
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The Summer Program at Yale

Yasuhiro OKAZAWA — At Yale University English Language Institute, I took Professional Communication for International Students course, which was designed for professional and graduate students. Most of students are around twenty-five years old. We had three classes every day; Writing, Pronunciation and Speaking and in each class I had three different professor. The professor of…
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The Summer Program at Yale

Summer 2011 Azusa Aoki — The summer program I enrolled in was Professional Communication Course organized by the English Language Institute of Yale University. Our course consisted of three compulsory morning classes, that is, sound and structure, speaking, and writing, and one elective class in the afternoon. The sound and structure class was especially useful;…
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Global Summer Program

Pang, Tiffany Yale University — FUTI International Leadership Award Recipient 2011 This year marks my second time in Tokyo and the first with the Global Summer Program. Last year, I had studied Japanese media through the Yale Summer Program at Waseda University. While I had learned a great deal about Japanese anime, manga, and culture…
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THE GSP program at UC Berkeley, summer 2011

THE GSP program at UC Berkeley, summer 2011 Zoheir Mottaki — This summer I had the chance to attend the GSP course at the University of California Berkeley. The program was a 5-week course on the ‘Middle East and the media’. The course mainly divided into two parts. The first was mostly on the backgrounds…
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Report: IARU Global Summer Program 2011

Kristin Low UC Berkeley — GSP –Yale Report: IARU Global Summer Program 2011 From June 20 – July 5, I had the opportunity to attend the University of Tokyo for their Sustainable Urban Management course.  It was the first time I had ever been to Japan or studied abroad.  Even though the program was only…
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My Study Abroad Experience at the University of Tokyo

Melissa Milder (UC Berkeley) — 2011 IARU GSP The University of Tokyo Nanoscience My Study Abroad Experience at the University of Tokyo To be honest, my initial interest in this program was nothing too great. I was searching for something useful to do with my summer and since I am studying bioengineering at UC Berkeley,…
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