November 20, 2013
In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear accident that struck Japan in March 2011—the tragic series of events known as 3/11—enrollment at Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ), Temple’s pioneering campus in Tokyo, took a hit. It didn’t help that the steep appreciation of the Japanese yen against other currencies drove up the cost of tuition for TUJ’s many non-Japanese students.
September 18, 2013
Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ), working together with Nezu Ikueikai Musashi Gakuen, is in the process of developing curriculum for the Musashi-Temple RED Program. The RED Program is for junior and senior high school students who wish to enroll in universities of English-speaking countries. The program is designed not only to develop English language skills but also to cultivate the ability to think logically. Based on the theme "science," the program focuses on "Research, Essay writing and Debate" activities in English. TUJ is responsible for developing the curriculum. This summer a 3-week pilot program was held in August.
Spetember 13, 2012
Temple University climbed once again in the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings, moving from 125 to 121 among the top national institutions of higher education. Results from the ranking organization were made public on its website at midnight. "Temple University has always been a quality institution, and we are now gaining attention for our efforts," said President Neil D. Theobald.
June 12, 2013
Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) has started a new internship program for its U.S. students with financial support from the Freeman Foundation. U.S. students who currently enroll at TUJ or who study at TUJ for up to one year in the study abroad program are eligible to receive a grant from the foundation when they intern in Japan.
Temple University, Japan Campus 2013 Commencement – 60% of the 240 graduates were students from outside Japan
June 10, 2013
Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ), held its 2013 commencement ceremony on Sunday, June 9 at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel, Tokyo. The TUJ ceremony was part of the 126th commencement of Temple University, which took place on May 16 at the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The commencement in Japan was attended by seven delegates headed by President Neil Theobald who assumed the position of the Temple's 10th president in January 2013, together with Mr. Mark Davidson, Minister Counselor for Public Affairs, U.S. Embassy Tokyo.