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President Toshio HIRANO delivers his 2014 New Year's greeting


On Monday, January 6, Osaka University President Toshio HIRANO delivered his 2014 New Year's Greeting to some 600 assembled faculty and staff members in the Convention Center on the Suita campus. The President expressed his determination to make OU one of the Top 10 comprehensive research universities in the world by its 100th anniversary in 2031. Stating that 2014 would henceforth be the first year in Osaka University's birth as a GLOBAL UNIVERSITY, the "World Tekijuku," President Hirano entreated faculty, staff, and students to push forward as one to achieve this goal.

To view a video of President Toshio HIRANO's greeting and/or to download an English translation of the speech, go here.

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