IUC Press Releases

December 18, 2017
The Toshizo Watanabe Foundation Donates $10 Million to the IUC

The Inter-University Center (IUC) for Japanese Language Studies at Stanford University announced the receipt of a $10 million endowment gift from the Toshizo Watanabe Foundation. The donation represents the largest in the 54-year history of the IUC, and establishes the Toshizo Watanabe Fellows Program, providing student scholarships for the world renowned language institute. (PDF)

 

July 11, 2017
Kevin Singleton Joins IUC as Managing Director

The Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies announced today that it has hired Kevin Singleton for a new role of Managing Director, located in its Stanford office. Singleton will spearhead curricular innovation initiatives as well as efforts to enhance student support, alumni relations, and public outreach. He will meet regularly with alumni groups across the U.S. and in Japan, and develop new programs to connect alumni with students. (PDF)

 

September 8, 2011
Peter Duus, William H. Bonsall Professor of History Emeritus, Stanford University, receives the Order of the Rising Sun

The IUC congratulates Peter Duus, William H. Bonsall Professor of History Emeritus, Stanford University, on receiving the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon. This award recognizes his contribution to Japan Studies in the United States and the promotion of mutual understanding between Japan and the United States. Dr. Duus served as IUC Executive Secretary from 1974-1989. (PDF)

 

January, 2011 In Memoriam: Takagi Kiyoko-sensei (PDF)

 

August 25, 2010
The Kanagawa Shinbun (English) (PDF)

 

August 25, 2010
The Kanagawa Shinbun (Japanese) (PDF)

 
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