News in 2002

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Academic Preparation Program: Temple University, Japan Campus repositions its English-language program.

December 12, 2002

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) is pleased to announce the repositioning of its long-standing Intensive English Language Program (IELP). Effective immediately, the program will be known as the Academic Preparation Program (APP) to emphasize the importance of acquiring the full complement of study and language skills necessary for success in an English academic environment.
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TUJ hosts two free lectures on consecutive evenings; Nov.18 "Unliateralism vs. Multilateralism in U.S. Foreign Policy" and Nov.19 "The Pleasures and the Politics of Smoking: Law, Ethics and the Tobacco Industry.

November 9, 2002

Another lecture in its Pacific Rim Lecture Series: "Unilateralism vs. Multilateralism in U.S. Foreign Policy" Dr. Henry Nau, George Washington University Monday, November 18, 2002, at 1900 at TUJ in room 206/207 & A lecture presented by the Temple University Law School, Program in Japan: "The Pleasures and the Politics of Smoking: Law, Ethics and the Tobacco Industry" Professor Terry Ann Halbert Tuesday, November 19, 2002, at 1900 at TUJ in room 212/213
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20th Anniversary Symposium and Reception a resounding success

November 7, 2002

Tokyo, November 6, 2002—Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) successfully celebrated its 20th year in Japan with a special event held at Tokyo's Hotel Okura on October 29, 2002. Central to that event was TUJ's 20th Anniversary Symposium, "The Battle to Protect Privacy: A Japan-U.S. Dialog." Following the symposium, the audience of journalists and TUJ sponsors and supporters from the corporate and academic communities and from the community where the Tokyo campus is located, as well as some 150 other guests, enjoyed a reception hosted by TUJ.
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Temple University, Japan Campus Pacific Rim Lecture Series "Japan Story: A Nation in Transition?"

November 1, 2002

"Japan Story: A nation in transition?" 5 years of photographs of Japan by Stuart Isett for the New York Times and Time Magazine with New York Times Bureau Chief Howard French. 'Japan Story' is a presentation of 5 years of Stuart Isett's extensive coverage of Japan as the nation faces a range of social, political and economic crisis. Working primarily with the New York Times, Isett has documented a wide range of events and features that are shaping and defining Japan's history at the turn of the century.
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WAKAI: "YOUTH CULTURE in JAPAN" Project

October 9, 2002

Temple University, Japan Campus, in association with The United Nations University's Institute for Advanced Studies, is organizing a joint-project about issues facing young people in Japan. "WAKAI: Youth Culture in Japan", will feature a series of events in the fall of 2002, to address the effects of globalization on youth in Japan. Youth are often the innovators of cultural trends, and the creative energy of society, but they are also especially vulnerable to the forces of social change. As such, they reflect the progress and problems of Japanese culture as it is transformed by the influence of globalization and emerging technologies.
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Temple Law School Dean Receives International Award From the Government of China

October 9, 2002

Temple University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A) ‘s Beasley School of Law Dean Robert J. Reinstein has received the 2002 National Friendship Award from the Government of China. The most prestigious distinction in China, the National Friendship Award is presented to distinguished foreign scholars, experts, professors and world leaders. Each year, a small number of recipients are selected, and the award is presented individually by the Premier of China at a special ceremony held on the eve of China's National Day on October 1st.
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Temple University, Japan Campus Offers New Major

September 17, 2002

Minato-ku, Tokyo, September 17, 2002—Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) is pleased to introduce an exciting addition to its Undergraduate Program: a major in psychological studies. TUJ's new psychological studies major will be offered for the first time in the spring semester starting January 2003.
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Distinguished Lecture Series (June 2002)

June 29, 2002

Temple University, Japan Campus (Minato-ku, Tokyo, campus) is hosting a weekend lecture and seminar presentation as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series. This is a special project on behalf of and by the TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Program. The first three hours of the weekend are free and open to the public. Those wishing to attend beyond the first three hours are required to pay 10,500 yen.
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Essay & Photograph Contest

June 25, 2002

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Dean: Kirk Patterson) is sponsoring a series of events to celebrate its 20th anniversary, beginning with an Essay & Photograph Contest for high school students. Participation will be highly welcomed.
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Temple University, Japan Campus Celebrates 20th Anniversary

May 28, 2002

May 28th, 2002 - Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) in Minato-ku, Tokyo, is celebrating its 20th year in Japan since the foundation of its Tokyo campus in 1982.
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