Japanese contemporary artist Mai Miyake recently visited with high school students to speak on art, inspiration and being a professional artist. Japan center co-director Mariko Yokosuka introduces Mai’s trip to ASIJ. 588 more words
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On November 16 ASIJ hosted the head of Shibuya ward government’s Gender Equality and Diversity Promotion Division, Ryutaro Nagata. Although his title is focused on Gender Equality and Diversity Promotion, Ryutaro has a special interest in awareness and equality for sexual minorities and members of the LGBTQ community, placing him in a unique position to work with the Queer Equality Alliance (QEA) high school club along with the Japan Center. 316 more words
Honolulu CC donors and appreciative scholarship recipients enjoyed a lively reception in the Norman W.H. Loui Conference Center on Tuesday, November 21. Guests enjoyed meeting the beneficiaries of their giving and hearing about the impact their gifts are making in the lives of Honolulu CC students and programs. 620 more words
How can we go one step further? And one step further again?
Educating almost 400 students is a job that’s never done. It starts, of course, with the people involved – the students, their parents, our faculty and staff – and an ongoing awareness of their needs. 423 more words
Moving from fifth grade to sixth grade is an important transition in the life of a child. The middle school experience can seem overwhelming! But for the sixth grade students at ASIJ, an important step in that transition is joining a three-day trip to the Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project (KEEP) center in the mountains of Kiyosato, east of Tokyo. 625 more words