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Hisashi Kobayashi awarded an honorary doctor degree from Ghent University, Belgium

Hisashi Kobayashi, a former Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Sherman Fairchild University Professor Emeritus ...
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FUTI Advisory Committee Member, Professor Ojima receives Ernest Guenther Award from the American Chemical Society

FUTI Advisory Committee Member, Professor Iwao Ojima, University Distinguished Professor, Stony Brook University – State University of New York, recently ...
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Friends of UTokyo needs your support!

Dear Supporters of Friends of UTokyo, Inc. (FUTI): I trust that everyone is healthy and in good spirits as the ...
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FUTI Global Leadership Scholarship Recipient, Ayu Yoneda, Receives a Future Scientist Award

Ms. Ayu Yoneda, a sixth-year student at the UTokyo School of Medicine and recipient of the FUTI Global Leadership Award ...
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Prestigious American Institute of Certified Planners Outstanding Student Award to Ms. Furusawa, Ito USA-FUTI Award Recipient

Ms. Eri Furusawa was awarded the American Institute of Certified Planners Outstanding Student Award in May 2018.  It is granted ...
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The FUTI Board Appoints Dr. Teruo Furui as a New Member

At the Board meeting held on April 16, 2018, the FUTI Board elected Dr. Teruo Fujii, Executive Director and Vice ...
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Sudden Passing of Longtime Supporter, Asao Kasumi

(This article only in Japanese) 霞朝雄先生が2017年10月20日に急逝されました。ここに冥福をお祈り申し上げます。 霞朝雄先生は東京大学医学部1963年卒、胃内視鏡検査を世界に先駆けて開発し、早期胃がん検診で世界をリードしていた東大医学部消化器内科研究室や国立がんセンターに属し、この知見を世界に示す大望を持ち、1976年に渡米されました。 ...
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Former UTokyo President Komiyama Receives the Knowledge Award from the Emirate of Dubai

Former University of Tokyo President Hiroshi Komiyama received the international prize "Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Award (Knowledge Award)" ...
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Tohru Asami, University of Tokyo Professor Emeritus, Appointed President of the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International

Professor Tohru Asami was appointed president of the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) on June 23 after retiring this ...
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The FUTI Board Appoints Dr. Norio Matsuki as a New Member

At the Board meeting held on April 23, 2017, the FUTI Board elected Dr. Norio Matsuki as a new Director ...
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New York Lecture by Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi, Recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine

On April 21, 2017, Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi, Professor Emeritus of the Tokyo Institute of Technology, gave a lecture in New ...
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FUTI Announces 2016-17 Fundraising Campaign

Let's be a part of the FUTI 2016-17 campaign and keep our programs thriving! FUTI has grown steadily over the ...
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Lecture gathering by Prof. Ken Furuya: "The Expanding Ocean Desert"

6:00pm to 8:00pm at Morrison & Foerster LLP 250 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019-9601 *Please note this lecture will ...
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Six UTokyo Students and Nine U.S. Students Receive FUTI’s 2016 Summer Scholarships

The FUTI Award Selection Committee has selected six UTokyo students and nine U.S. students for this summer’s scholarship program. A ...
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Ten Recipients Selected for the Ito Foundation U.S.A.-FUTI Scholarship

With the Ito Foundation U.S.A. as the financial sponsor, this year marked the first year of the Ito Foundation U.S.A.-FUTI ...
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FUTI Presents Lecture By Distinguished International Tax Expert, Krishen Mehta

‘The Panama Papers’ in Perspective —How Illicit Capital Flows Make Us All Vulnerable’ Date/Time:  Monday, May 16, 2016, 6:30 PM-8:30PM ...
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FUTI Directors, Masaaki Yamada and Yuichiro Kuwama Elected as the New President and Vice-President, Respectively

At the board meeting held on September 19, 2015, Director of University Relations, Dr. Masaaki Yamada was elected the new ...
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UTokyo Team Ranked among the Top Five Finalists in Airbus’ Fly Your Ideas Contest

UTokyo team led by Mr. Satoshi Miyatani, 2nd year student in the master’s program in aerospace and aeronautics engineering, was ...
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Seven UTokyo Students and 11 U.S. Students Receive FUTI's 2015 Summer Scholarships

The Award Selection Committee met on March 14, 2015 at the Community Resource Exchange conference room in Downtown Manhattan. It ...
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Applications Now Being Accepted for the 2015 FUTI Summer Scholarship Program

Friends of UTokyo, Inc. (FUTI) is now accepting applications for the 2015 Global Leadership Awards (FUTI-GLA). (1) UTokyo students interested ...
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Friends of UTokyo Has Begun Its 6th Annual Fundraising Campaign

We sincerely appreciate the support of alumni and friends in this campaign. Greetings from FUTI President and Director/Treasurer are shown ...
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Campaign Result for FY 2013-2014: Final Report

As of July, 2014 The annual fundraising campaign for the fiscal year 2013/2014 (July 2013-June 2014) has achieved almost $110,000, ...
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Campaign Result of FY 2013-2014: Interim Report

As of April 30, 2014 Our fundraising campaign for FY 2013-14 (July 2013-June 2014) is in its final phase. We sincerely ...
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Please Support FUTI’s FY 2013-2014 Fundraising Campaign

Dear Friends of UTokyo: Year 2013 will soon come to an end. We hope that you are all well and ...
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Campaign Result of FY 2012-2013: Final Report

As of July 31, 2013 The annual fundraising campaign for the fiscal year 2012/2013 (July 2012-June 2013) has concluded successfully, ...
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Mr. Sung Kie Paik (1952-2013), a New York Ichokai Member Dies

Mr. Sung Kie Paik (白成基), a CPA, a UTokyo alumnus (1983) and a resident of Union City, New Jersey died ...
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Campaign Result of FY 2011-2012: Final Report

As of June 30, 2012 The annual fundraising campaign for the fiscal year 2011/2012 (July 2011-June 2012) has concluded successfully, ...
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Campaign Result of FY 2011-2012: Interim Report

As of February 17, 2012 We deeply appreciate Shintech, Inc. and a number of individuals who have contributed to Friends ...
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Friends of UTokyo, Inc. FY 2009-2010 Campaign

FRIENDS OF TODAI, INC. FY2009-2010 CAMPAIGN LIST OF DONORS Friends of UTokyo, Inc. (FUTI) deeply appreciates the following organization and ...
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IARU Alumni UN Day Reception

IARU Alumni UN Day Reception The University of Tokyo is the only Japanese member of the International Alliance for Research ...
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