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Temple University’s Harrisburg and Japan Campuses to offer international collaborative nonprofit training program supported by the US-Japan Foundation

January 8, 2015

Building from two successful nonprofit management training programs, Temple University Harrisburg and Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) are joining forces to offer a special program on International Collaboration on Nonprofit/ NGO Management (ICNM-1). This collaborative program offered in January and June of 2015 aims to provide international training and leadership development to both nonprofit professionals and community members interested in the work of nonprofits in the U.S. and Japan. This course is being supported by a grant from the United States-Japan Foundation
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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 the TOMODACHI Initiative.
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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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TUJ in the Media

February 2015 issue / COURRiER Japon クーリエ・ジャポン

January 10, 2015 issue / 週刊東洋経済 pp.90-91

January 2015 / CNN English express p.15, 16, 23

Faculty Quotes

January-February 2015 / JAPAN Spotlight

January 8, 2015 / Deutsche Welle

January 7, 2015 / tbs eFM Primetime w/Henry Shinn

January 4, 2015 / CBS News

December 28, 2014 / AFP

December 26, 2014 / Bloomberg

December 21, 2014 / USA Today

Faculty Essays / Books

January 19, 2015 / Global Times

January 17, 2015 / The Japan Times

January 10, 2015 / The Japan Times

January 3, 2015 / The Japan Times

January 2015 issue / The Language Teacher - Issue 39.1

December 27, 2014 / The Japan Times

December 2014 - January 2015 / Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia - edited by Mark McLelland and Vera Mackie

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