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US Ambassador Kennedy Welcomed TUJ Dean Stronach and Senior Associate Dean Kato in her Residence to Commemorate the Launch of the TOMODACHI Internship Program

November 26, 2014

Dean Bruce Stronach and Senior Associate Dean Chie Kato attended a reception by U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy at her residence in Tokyo on the evening of November 13. Ambassador Kennedy invited guests from business, academia and the media to recognize the development of the TOMODACHI Initiative and to announce a launch of a new internship program in which TUJ will host American students by partnering with TOMODACHI.

The TOMODACHI Initiative is a public-private partnership started after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and backed by the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo and the U.S.-Japan Council. The TOMODACHI internship program is a direct outcome of a joint statement by President Obama and Prime Minister Abe in April to boost internship opportunities in Japan for American students, with the bilateral goal of doubling U.S.-Japan student exchanges by the year 2020.
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TUJ to Host TOMODACHI Internship Program – Contributing to Strengthening U.S.-Japan Ties

November 13, 2014

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) will host American students in Japan for a new internship program partnering with the TOMODACHI Initiative, as U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy announced today. This program is a direct result of a joint statement by President Obama and Prime Minister Abe in April to boost internship opportunities in Japan for American students. TUJ will play an active role in achieving the bilateral goal of doubling U.S.-Japan student exchanges by the year 2020.
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The Law School at TUJ and the JFBA Co-Produced English Training Videos to Help Japanese Lawyers Strengthen their Ability to Deal with International Clients

September 29, 2014

The Beasley School of Law at Temple University, Japan Campus (Law School at TUJ) and the Japan Federation of Bar Associations (JFBA) have co-produced the first ever English training videos for JFBA lawyers. Consisting of twelve scenarios, the series is available on the JFBA member-only website as an e-learning program.

Responding to the increasing number of international conflicts in business and domestic affairs, the JFBA decided last summer to produce an online English training program to address the growing needs of Japanese lawyers handling global cases. At the JFBA's request, the Law School at TUJ joined this project, and Director Finbarr McCarthy and Adjunct Professor Tina Saunders oversaw the production together with the JFBA. Four TUJ law students participated in these videos made by Kyodo Television.
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Mrs. Abeer Aisha, Former Continuing Education Student and Oman Ambassador's Wife Wins International Photographic Salon of Japan Prizes for Two Consecutive Years

August 18, 2014

Mrs. Abeer A. Aisha took photography courses in the Continuing Education program at Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ), which resulted in winning honorable mention prizes in 2013 and 2014 at the 73rd and 74th International Photographic Salon of Japan competitions organized by the All-Japan Association of Photographic Societies and the Asahi Shimbun. She hosted a special photographic exhibition titled "From Japan to Oman: Beauty of the Moment" at the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman from June 4 to 13.
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TUJ Signs Memorandum of Understanding with National Taipei University

June 17, 2014

At a ceremony in Azabu Hall at Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) on May 29th , TUJ and National Taipei University (NTPU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). TUJ welcomed a delegation from NTPU, headed by President Fujiing N. Shiue along with Dean Tai-Hsi Wu of the Office of International Affairs and Commissioner Chorng-Jian Liu of the National Communications Commission.

The purpose of this MOU is to promote academic collaboration between TUJ and NTPU that will explore, facilitate and sustain academic programs, joint research, cultural exchanges, and other educational initiatives.
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