Category: Recipient Reports

IARU Global Summer Program at UC Berkeley, 2012

by Motoka Fukui — The experience which I gained this summer is no doubt a priceless and special one. This was my first time to study abroad, and I had never had a chance to use English in a practical way before. My motivation to this challenge was just wanting to tackle something unfamiliar in…
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Research Internship at the University of Tokyo

by Justin Holmgren — This summer I did a research internship at the newly established Hasuo Lab in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Tokyo.  This lab’s research centers on the use of particularly abstract mathematics to study formal logic in computer science.  This internship was organized by MIT’s MISTI‐Japan Program and…
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Report on “Summer Peace Institute,” IARU Global Summer Program by University of Berkeley

by Rin Ichino — When I found the “Summer Peace Institute” course on the list of Global Summer Program, I decided to apply for it without much thought. To be honest, all I wanted to do was to take part in any one of GSP courses, and it didn’t matter for me which one I…
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UC Berkeley Summer Sessions 2012

by Kento Kikuchi — From July 23 – August 12, I attended UC Berkeley Summer Sessions 2012. Truth be told, this was not the first time I have been in UC Berkeley. I joined the research project in Nevada in 2011, and went to the campus just as a tourist on the way to the…
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Summer Program at the University of Tokyo

by Tiffany Lee — At the University of Tokyo, I took a course called “Japan In Today’s World.” Various speakers lectured on many aspects of Japan in relation to the rest of the world, such as aid giving, business models, politics, refugee policies, and more. Most courses had to do with current events, though some…
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Summer School at Yale University

by Ayako Sakamoto — My name is Ayako Sakamoto, a senior from the University of Tokyo. My major is ecology and biology. I attended the summer course “Sustainability and Institutions” of GSR from 2nd July to 10th August. I had three goals to attend this course at Yale University. The first one was to study…
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YSS Report

by Masato Tsuji — INTRODUCTION At the Yale Summer Session, I took two courses: Brain Science and Electrical Engineering. This was almost the first time to stay abroad for me, needless to say study abroad. Students were from all over the world: USA, UK, Denmark, China, Congo, Turkey, Indonesia and so on. Each class was…
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UTRIP Testimonial

by Olivia Waring — This past summer, I had the great fortune to spend six weeks in the laboratory of Professor Takeaki Ozawa as part of the University of Tokyo Research Internship Program. I arrived at an auspicious point in the group’s research trajectory, and was given the opportunity to participate in its first three-color…
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CCB summer school at CSHL

by Kengo Watanabe — This summer, I attended the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) course program: Computational Cell Biology (CCB). Through this intensive course, I could obtain the systematic basic knowledge of CCB and realize current trends in this field. In addition, now that I learned and actually experienced practical computational simulation techniques, I can…
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Report on the ELI summer session

by Akitaka Yamada — As a Summer Session student, I participated in the English for Postgraduate Students Course in 2012, designed to help the graduate students refine their pronunciation, presentation and writing skills and widen their eyesight to American culture. In pronunciation class, we had two tasks: in the first three weeks, the teacher theoretically…
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