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Emily Robinson ’18 and Bingqing Zhou ’18 were inducted into the Japanese National Honor Society – College Chapter, which recognizes students who display excellence in the study of the Japanese language. The recent graduates were nominated by Associate Professor of Asian Studies James-Henry Holland and Tanaka Lecturer in Japanese Kyoko Klaus based on their dedication

Exploring their heritage and Jewish faith beyond campus, Hillel members Micaela Carney ’18, Gavin Gross ’19 and Danielle Moyer ’18 traveled to Israel for a traditional Birthright trip, a free rite of passage meant to create connections within the global Jewish community. “One of the most rewarding parts of my experience was meeting other Jewish

The Center for Global Education (CGE) is seeking first-year and sophomore students interested in representing the Colleges on a two-week, all expenses paid tour of Japan through the Technos International cross-cultural exchange program. Sponsored by Technos International College in Tokyo and the Tanaka Ikueikai Educational Trust, this year’s Technos International Week will be held from

After an immersive trip to Tokyo for Technos International Week, Stephanie Pichardo ’20, Adrian Shin ’20 and Director of Intercultural Affairs Alejandra Molina shared their experiences with the community during a Cross Cultural Coffee Hour on Nov. 16. “It was incredibly interesting to experience the culture of the Japanese people,” says Pichardo ’20, a political

Professor of Modern Chinese History at the University of Arizona David Pietz will present “China’s Yellow River: Managing Scarcity on the North China Plain” in the Geneva Room of the Warren Hunting Smith Library at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The event is free and open to the public. The Yellow River supports life

The New York Conference on Asian Studies, one of the largest regional conferences under the National Association for Asian Studies, was selected to take place at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Conference attendees, ranging from undergraduate students to established scholars of Asia, will discuss the theme, “Consuming Asia,” through a series of expert panels and lectures

From solar to film, David Holtman ’09 has played an influential role in the creation of startups in Louisiana, and his hard work hasn’t gone unnoticed. Recently featured in The Biz New Orleans and The New Orleans Advocate, Holtman discussed the role he has played as an entrepreneur in New Orleans. “After college, I was

Supported by the Bickley Family Endowed International Internship Fund, Soren Anders-MacLeod ’18 and Lillian Heath ’17 have embarked on summer-long internships with premiere global businesses. Anders-MacLeod is spending six weeks in Hong Kong, working for the leading luxury retailer DFS Group as a planning intern. In this position, he will have a number of roles

Professor of Government at Cornell University Andrew Mertha presented “Fragmented Authoritarianism Abroad: the Case of Sino-Khmer Rouge Relations, 1975-1979″ as the latest guest in the Tanaka Asian Studies Speakers Series. Mertha’s discussion addressed the relationship between China and the Khmer Rouge regime. In the latter half of the 1970s, Cambodia depended on Chinese foreign aid

As the recipient of a prestigious 2017-18 Fulbright U.S. Student Award, Jordan Loretz ’17 will travel to Taiwan this fall to begin his tenure as an English Teaching Assistant. An Asian studies and music double major, Loretz plans to use music as a tool to help his students advance their English language comprehension and speaking