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HOD major goes beyond her comfort zone for high-tech international immersion experience

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.

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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.

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James Auer honored by prominent Japanese newspaper

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.

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Op-ed: United States must support Japan in dispute with China

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.

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Group from Japanese university visits founder’s alma mater

Oct. 17, 2013—Alumni of Japan’s Kwansei Gakuin University and its chancellor, Ruth Grubel, toured the Vanderbilt campus Oct. 4.

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Young North Korean leader’s actions may not be grounded in political reality

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...

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Expert: North Korea’s saber-rattling intended as distraction to nation’s real problems

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.

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Law professor Haley honored by government of Japan

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...

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Vanderbilt forum to explore outlook for Tennessee auto industry

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.

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‘The Arts of Japan’ opens Jan. 12 at Fine Arts Gallery

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...

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VUCast: Match Day: Grey’s Anatomy Style…

Apr. 1, 2011—In this week’s VUCast: Will 11 couples be torn apart? Who’s number one? And, remembering the families in Japan.  

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Vigil for disaster victims 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...

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