Stories; Students, Faculty, Alumni

*Positions and years are those at the time of interview.

Alumnus Interview

Developing ability to pursue research in the real world where there is no dichotomy between arts and sciences

Yasu Morita
1992 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (Biology)
Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Alumna Interview

Continuously taking on the challenge to see how far I can go in a global business

Kazumi Noyama
2006 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (Social Sciences)
Store manager, IKEA Japan K.K.

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Alumni

For a future where everyone can fully utilize his/her own genetic information

Tomohiro Takano
2011 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (Social Sciences)
2013 M.A. in ICU Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (Public Economics in Public Policy and Social Research Program)
Co-Founder & CEO, AWAKENS, Inc.

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Alumna Interview

The OriHime business requires knowledge in both the arts and sciences

Aki Yuki
2012 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (major in economics)
Co-founder, COO of Ory Lab Inc.

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Research

Developing useful English language skills

Akiko Fujii
Associate Professor (Major: language education)

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Alumni

It’s important to take action yourself if you disagree with something

Yukiko Muto
1998 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (Social Sciences)
Executive Officer of Uber Japan, Co., Ltd. President of Uber Eats, Japan

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Research

What are abilities unique to humans that AI does not have?

Anri Morimoto
Vice President for Academic Affairs (Majors: Philosophy, Religious studies)

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Alumnus Interview

Elevate our humanity with advanced digital technology

Nobutaka (Nobu) Ide
1993 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (Social Sciences)
1995 M.A. in ICU Graduate School of Public Administration
President & CEO Wacom Co. Ltd., Japan

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Alumnus Interview

To solve the unsolved mysteries of the universe

Kazuhiro Sekiguchi
1981 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (Physics)
Professor, Division of Optical and Infrared Astronomy, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

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Message for Prospective Students

Bibai Naritomi
Fourth Year

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Message for Prospective Students

Hairston Chalissa, First Year

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Message for Prospective Students

Hideyuki Karei, Fourth Year

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Study Abroad

There are numerous worlds out there that I don’t know yet

Tomohiro Tanaka, Fourth Year
Major in Literature

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Study Abroad

Expand My Own World and Possibilities

Yuriko Suzuki, Fourth Year
Major in Psychology

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Career

Alumna Interview

Naoe Yakiya,
1996 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (International Relations)
Director, UN WFP Japan Relations Office

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Career

Alumnus Interview

Tobias Stahl,
1997 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (International Relations)
Localization Division at Square Enix Co., Ltd.

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Message for Prospective Students

Priscilla Balona
Fourth year

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Research

Financial industries at a turning point amid the widespread application of IT

Takuya Kaneko
Associate Professor (Majors: Business and Development Studies)

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Research

Power balance in East Asia -China's thoughts and actions-

Stephen R. Nagy
Senior Associate Professor (Majors: Public Policy, International Relations, Politics and Asian Studies)

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Message for Prospective Students

Hanami Takahashi, Fourth Year

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Career

Alumnus Interview

Kazunari Ogura,
1996 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (Humanities)
Director, Hachinohe Family Clinic

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Message for Prospective Students

Maria Matsuki
First year

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Alumnus Interview

Matthew Berzins,
2009 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (Languages)
Supply Chain & Procurement division, en world Japan K. K.

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Career

Alumnus Interview

Yusuke Yasuda,
2008 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (International Studies)
Representative, Kizuki Group (Kizuki Co., Ltd., and NPO Kizuki)

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Career

Alumna Interview

Yoko Narahashi,
1969 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (Languages)
Director, lyricist, Casting Director, representative of the UPS ACADEMY, which nurtures actors for the global stage

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Messages from International Students

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Career

Alumna Interview

Tania Kadokura ,
1989 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (Languages)
Culinary Specialist

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Career

Alumnus Interview

Andrew Neuman,
Came to ICU from UC Davis in 1984 as an international exchange student to study for one year
Cognizant Japan KK, Project Manager

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Career

Round-Table Talk with ICU Alumni Working for Google Japan LLC (2/2)


Momoko Fukuyo
Mark Ryo Shillaw
Mauricio Jose Carlos Guerrero

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Career

Round-Table Talk with ICU Alumni Working for Google Japan LLC (1/2)


Momoko Fukuyo
Mark Ryo Shillaw
Mauricio Jose Carlos Guerrero

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Study Abroad

You will discover the real value of International Exchange Program later

Shiori Ono, Fourth year
Major in International Relations

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Study Abroad

Overseas study opens the way for the future

Kosuke Baba, Fourth year
Major in Economics

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ICU and I

Message for Prospective Students

Nozomi Sasao, Fourth year

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ICU and I

Message for Prospective Students

Saya Otani, Fourth year

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ICU and I

Message for Prospective Students

Karolina Höglind, Fourth year

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Career

Alumna Interview

Sakura Shishika,
2008 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (Education)
Flight Operations, Boeing 737 Flight Crew Office, First Officer Japan Airlines Co. Ltd.

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Career

Alumnus Interview

Junichiro Kosaka,
1994 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (Social Sciences)
1996 M.A. in ICU Graduate School of Public Administration
Senior Liaison Associate, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representation in Japan

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ELA

Building the foundation for studying at ICU

Manami Takimoto, Third year
Major in Economics

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Career

Alumna Interview

Keiko Sugimoto,
1993 B.A. in Arts and Sciences (Natural Sciences)
Team Leader of Cell Function Research Team at RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science

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ELA

What made me feel my personal growth

Mikiko Kishi, Second year

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ELA

ELA opens the door to various majors

Ryotaro Miura, Third year
Major in Information Science and Economics (Double Major)

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ELA

First step toward becoming a "trustworthy global citizen"

Takeshi Yoshihara, Third year
Major in Business

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Research

Professional works supported by trust and ethics will increase in an advanced capitalist society

Katsuhito Iwai
ICU Visiting Professor
Economics Major

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Career

Alumna Interview

Sachiko Kusukawa , Class of 1986
Division of Humanities
Honorary Professor in History of Science at the University of Cambridge

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Career

Hoping to improve education for visually challenged in the Philippines

Yukari Ishida, Class of 2014
Major in Development Studies
NPO Free the Children Japan (FTCJ)

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Career

Alumnus Interview

Koji Tokumasu, Class of 1974
Division of Education
President of Asia Rugby

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Career

Alumna Interview

Yoshimi Horiuchi, Class of 2007
Division of Languages
Director, Always Reading Caravan Association (NGO in Thailand)

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Career

Alumnus Interview

Motohide Yoshikawa, Class of 1974
Division of Social Sciences
H.E. Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations

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Career

Alumnus Interview

Kazuo Hirai , Class of 1984
Division of Social Sciences
Representative Corporate Executive Officer, President and CEO of Sony Corporation

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Alumnus Interview

Warren Stanislaus, Class of 2011
Division of Languages

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Dorm

Student dorms that embarace diversity are where many strangers meet and dialogues are born.

Oriza Hirata, Class of 1986
Division of Humanities
Playwright and Director

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New Landscapes Glimpsed from a Place Where Literature and Physics Meet

Shinano Angevine (Second year) × Christopher E. J., Simons (Senior Associate Professor)

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Learning should be a pleasure, not a chore

Shiho Hatanaka (Third year) × Beverley F. M. Curran (Professor)

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I as a teacher,I as a learner, I as a researcher, and I as an entertainer.

Keita Ishii (Third year) × Yasuyo Moriya (Professor)

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Studying natural sciences as a part of liberal arts education

Hiroaki Kitano (Alumnus, President & CEO of Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc.) × Ayako Kuroda (Master's Student) × Tsuyoshi Mizoguchi (Professor)

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Study Abroad

Making the Most of College Life

Ken Kuroki, Fourth year
Major in Biology, minor in Mathematics

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Study Abroad

Taking a step toward my dream

Momonari Kodama, Fourth year
Major in Linguistics

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Dorm

Finding a new identity through dorm life

Shota Kurebayashi, Third year
Major in International Relations, minor in Environmental Studies

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Dorm

Ties that will stay for life beyond generations

Shiho Hatanaka, Third year
Major in Media, Communication and Culture

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Dorm

Dorm Life is a Treasure of Lifetime

Tori Honma, Third year
Major in Education

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Study Abroad

Study abroad program attractive to students majoring in sciences

Shizuka Takeyama, Fourth year
Major in Biology

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JLP

JLP Students' Voices

Cheung, King Ho
Exchange student (The University of Hong Kong: HKU)
Major: Music, Japanese (HKU)

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JLP

JLP Students' Voices

Fumika Matsuzaki, First year

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JLP

JLP Students' Voices

Kelly (Eunseo Jun), First year

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JLP

JLP Students' Voices

Zemlyanoy Kirill, First year
 

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JLP

JLP Students' Voices

Kazuki Go, First year

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