Category: Other Programs

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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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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My summer experience at Stanford

Yuxiu Lin Looking back of that day two months ago when I just arrived at Stanford with curiosity, anxiety, as well as excitement, it seems like just yesterday. I was curious about everything around campus, as Stanford is one of the most prestigious institutes in the world. I was also anxious about the classes I…
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Exploring Japan while Broadening my Research Interest

by Yasin Kaya — My first time ever Asia experience has begun with the arrival of 13-hour non-stop flight to Tokyo on the first week of April. I was really excited about spending the next four months at Goda Lab in the University of Tokyo (UTokyo) to broaden my research experience by working on ultrafast…
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What made my experience at Harvard amazing?

by Maria Matsumoto — With great support from Friends of UTokyo, I spent this summer studying business management in Harvard Summer School. People at Harvard love learning. Since people have strong desire to learn new things in common, the academic atmosphere there is inspiring. People always respect others, listen to others’ opinion actively, and try…
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Medical Exchange and Discovery at Stanford University

by Keita Morikawa — The three weeks at Stanford was full of hands-on experiences and first-hand exposure to US healthcare. In this report, I would like to summarize my studies there, but before that I would like to express my sincerest gratitude for giving me this opportunity. Without FUTI Summer Scholarship, this would not have…
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Sustainable financing and investment at Harvard University

by Takenori Shimamura — Introduction Sustainability can be achieved only when social, economic, and environmental aspects are considered at the same time. At first, when I heard the word of sustainability, I usually imagined that this was a concept related to environmental and energy aspects. The typical example is fossil fuel, as many of you…
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Work Hard, Play Hard – in the Summer Program of Stanford University

by Taiga Tsubota — I clearly remember the first day when I came to Stanford University. On the shuttle to the campus, I was too nervous to sit still. Who will be my roommates? Can I keep up with the class? What if I drop off? I was always caring about these kinds of concerns,…
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