Nov. 12, 2019—HOD major Porter Geer wanted to be pushed out of her comfort zone, so she applied for an immersion experience at a Nashville start-up that specializes in using blockchain technology in health care.
Limited submission opportunity: Japan Foundation–Institutional Project Support Program in Japanese Studies
Jul. 9, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Japan Foundation Institutional Project Support (IPS) Program. This program is designed to encourage innovative and sustained growth of Japanese studies in the United States.
Jan. 29, 2016—James Auer, who while teaching at Vanderbilt has worked for nearly three decades to strengthen U.S.-Japanese relations, will be honored March 7 in Tokyo by the Sankei Shimbun newspaper.
Jan. 2, 2015—Klint Alexander, senior lecturer in political science and law, writes the re-election of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may be one of the most important developments in U.S.-Japan relations since the end of the Second World War.
Oct. 17, 2013—Alumni of Japan’s Kwansei Gakuin University and its chancellor, Ruth Grubel, toured the Vanderbilt campus Oct. 4.
Apr. 10, 2013—Rising tensions in the Korean peninsula have Japan, South Korea and the United States on full alert for a possible missile launch from North Korea. “A major worry now is North Korea’s young leader, who may not understand the constraints of reality that his grandfather and father didn’t publicly acknowledge but implicitly understood,” said James...
Apr. 2, 2013—North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is either leading his country’s military or being led by that military into a rhetorical battle with the United States, South Korea and Japan that he and his generals cannot win, according to James Auer, director of Vanderbilt’s Center for U.S.-Japan Studies and Cooperation.
May. 16, 2012—John Owen Haley, professor of law at Vanderbilt, has been honored with the prestigious Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to friendship between Japan and the United States. The decoration was conferred by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan. Haley is widely regarded as a pioneering...
Feb. 23, 2012—Sen. Lamar Alexander will join other key players from the history of Tennessee’s auto industry March 12 from 6 to 7 p.m. for “The Auto Industry Comes to Tennessee,” a panel discussion at Vanderbilt University’s Central Library.
Jan. 5, 2012—The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The Arts of Japan. The exhibit is drawn from the 1,300 exquisite Japanese works in the Fine Arts Gallery’s permanent collection. The Arts of Japan is presented in recognition of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Asian American Student Association at Vanderbilt University...
Apr. 1, 2011—In this week’s VUCast: Will 11 couples be torn apart? Who’s number one? And, remembering the families in Japan.
Mar. 18, 2011—Watch video of a vigil for disaster victims in Japan. Vanderbilt University students held a candlelight vigil March 18 at Benton Chapel for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Honorable Hiroshi Sato, consul general of Japan; Richard McCarty, Vanderbilt provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, and students spoke at the event. Members...