Category: Recipient Reports

Fall Semester at the University of California, Berkeley

Asami TakahashiM2, Graduate School of Public Policy Within just one semester at UC Berkeley, I have appreciated and benefited from tremendous number of opportunities offered inside and outside the campus. Every experience nurtured and deepened my understandings of the country, its culture and its people. This report includes the entire study abroad period from the…
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Attending the University of Tokyo for my Bachelor’s Degree

谷口 アレクサンダー禅 // Alexander Zen WIEGMANDepartment of Integrated Sciences, The University of TokyoUndergraduate, 4th-year student Program: PEAK (Programs in English at Komaba) Major: (International Program on) Environmental Sciences, B.A. As I’m awaiting the boarding call, I take a picture with my cowboy hat. The plane that will take me to Narita Airport is sitting at…
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Clinical Clerkship Program at Harvard Medical School

Ayu Yoneda It’s a great honor to receive FUTI global leadership award. I am heartily grateful to Friends of UTokyo for supporting my clerkship at Harvard Medical School in Boston. I had the opportunity to participate in a clinical clerkship program at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and rotated pediatric surgery department for 4 weeks at…
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Environmental Leadership Program

Yuichi Yokoyama First of all, I would like to appreciate all supports from the committee and staff members of FUTI Scholarship. In this report, I express short overview of my days in Berkeley. I participated in “Environmental Leadership Program” at UC Berkeley. The number of participants was about 30 and the number of their countries…
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Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies Summer Internship Report

Diana Wang This past summer, I had the opportunity to conduct neurobiology research at the Sakai Lab of the University of Tokyo. The lab primarily focuses on studying the relation between music/linguistics and the brain through neuroscience and statistics. For the first four weeks, I analyzed brain lateralization of high school violinists from the Suzuki…
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International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN) at the University of Tokyo

Ellen Underwood This summer has been an absolutely incredible experience so far! For the first part of my research internship, I have been based in Tokyo, studying at the International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN) at the University of Tokyo with Dr. Yoko Yazaki-Sugiyama. I first had the opportunity to work with Dr. Yazaki-Sugiyama last…
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My UTRIP 2018 Experience in a Nutshell

Riya Shah Thanks to the generosity of Friends of UTokyo, Inc, I was able to participate in a six-week internship at the University of Tokyo over this summer. As an intern at the University, I was fortunate enough to be placed in Professor Suto’s group. As an Astrophysics major at the University of California, Berkeley,…
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Harvard Summer School Report

Tomohiro Nakano University of Tokyo, Faculty of Arts and Sciences As the program of my choice for the GLP-GEfIL Abroad Program of the University of Tokyo, I have participated in Harvard Summer School (HSS), starting from 23rd of June until 11th of August, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. I took two courses in HSS: one is Introduction…
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Microscopic Musings and Mouthwatering Matcha: Six Weeks at the University of Tokyo

Jasper Miura My last class of the day had just ended when I read the email accepting me to the University of Tokyo Research Internship Program (UTRIP)—quite an unexpected surprise! Thanks to the generous support of the FUTI Scholarship, I was selected to participate in this six-week program at the University of Tokyo, working in…
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Yale University Summer Session Report

Basic Information Name:Kentaro Matsumura UTokyo Faculty/Department:Faculty of Law Title of Summer Program:Yale Summer Session A Information about your SP 2-1 Other participants (class size, nationalities, home universities, gender distribution) I took two courses and both courses had 8 students. Participants were from Singapore (mostly Yale-NUS College), China, the United States (US citizens and Chinese high-school-students)…
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