Category: Ito Foundation U.S.A.-FUTI

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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Summary Report for Urban Planning program, Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP), 2016-2018

Ito Foundation U.S.A.-FUTI Scholarship Final Report Eri Furusawa It feels like only yesterday that I flew to New York to start my Urban Planning master’s program at Columbia GSAPP. The past two years have been one of the most challenging but rewarding time I have ever experienced. This report first summarizes the highlights of my…
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In San Francisco and Los Angeles

by Atsushi Sugimura — I would like to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation to the committee and staff members of the Ito Foundation U.S.A.-FUTI Scholarship for their continued support of my research project in the Mark Twain Papers & Project at University of California, Berkeley. In this report I will offer a brief overview…
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The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

by Kazuhide Okamoto — After earning my bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the University of Tokyo, since the fall of 2014, I have been doing my Ph.D. study at the School of Aerospace Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. As I finished taking required classes for my Ph.D.…
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Friends of UTokyo Periodic Report (Sep – Dec 2018)

by Megumi Asaba — With great appreciation to Ito Foundation U.S.A and Friends of UTokyo, I was able to start my doctoral program at School of Tropical Medicine and Public Health at Tulane University (New Orleans, USA). The department of Global Health and Behavioral Sciences, to which I belong, accommodates students from all over the…
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Master of Landscape Architecture Candidate 2018

by Junpei Asai — 1. Academic Work 1.1 Case Study in SF bay area In Spring 2017, I did a collective case study as a member of a class called Underwater Seminar. The objective is to address the urgent problem of adapting urbanized regions in Sf bay area to rising sea levels and other water…
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Visiting Undergraduate Student at Harvard College

by Yuriko Nakamura — 1. Introduction With the generous support of the Ito Foundation U.S.A. and Friends of UTokyo, Inc., I have had the privilege of studying at Harvard College as one of the sixty Visiting Undergraduate Students (VUS) for the Fall 2017 semester. VUS can take most courses and have access to most of…
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Departments of Geosciences and Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton

by Mihiro Nomura — Introduction I could not believe that I was back at Princeton after my year-long exchange here as a junior two years ago. But here I was, not as an exchange student but as a graduate student, ready to pursue yet another journey. Three months have passed since my arrival here, during…
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Report from Columbia University

by Risa Shibata — It has already been two months since I started my master’s degree program here at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University. As I am participating in a dual master’s degree program, I completed my first year at the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University…
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Research at the UC Berkeley Mark Twain Papers & Project

by Atsushi Sugimura — I am currently conducting research at the Mark Twain Papers & Project at University of California, Berkeley. The purpose of my project is to explore the ways in which images of racial Others, Native Americans and African Americans in particular, play a pivotal role in the autobiographical construction of the works…
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