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Osaka University NewsLetter #68 published (Summer 2015)


Osaka University's quarterly newsletter, Osaka University NewsLetter #68, has been published. It contains information about advanced research, student activities, and other news regarding Osaka University. Osaka University NewsLetter can be found at various locations around Osaka University's campuses, including the Nakanoshima Center, as well as the Osaka Monorail's Handai-byoin-mae and Senri-Chuo stations, so faculty, staff, students, and alumni are encouraged to take a look.

For more detailed information about where you pick up a copy of Osaka University NewsLetter, click here.

This publication is only available in Japanese.

NewsLetter #68

nl68.pngThe cover of this issue features a photo of a lively Toyonaka Campus Promenade during the Icho Festival, which took place on May 1st and 2nd of this year.

Other contents of the magazine include:

A cover story featuring Osaka University's world class immunology research.  Osaka University Distinguished Professors SAKAGUCHI Shimon and AKIRA Shizuo, both winners of the Gairdner International Award, had a chat with President HIRANO on Immunology at Osaka University. In addition, there is an introduction about international research on the mystery of sight, as well as the endeavors of the recipients of the Presidential Awards for Achievement and Encouragement.

In the Alumni section, there are articles on TAKETSURU Hisao (Chairman of the board, Taketsuru Shuzo Sake Brewery) and TAKETSURU Toshio (President, Taketsuru Shuzo Sake Brewery), as well as NAMURA Hiroko, graduate of Osaka University's School of Law, and admitted to the bar in both Japan and New York State, allowing her to thrive on an international stage.

In reports on business visits, there are articles on the School of Foreign Studies visit to Nissin Foods, in which students attempted to make their own ramen at the Instant Ramen Museum. In "Students Excelling," you can find articles about the Science Intercollegiate, winners of the JSPS Ikushi Prize, Tobitate! Study Abroad students from the second round of the program, as well as the Presentation on Research Results for the Extracurricular Research Encouragement Project. In addition, OU news regarding the graduation and entrance ceremonies, as well as Spring Open Campus and Homecoming Day can be found in this issue.


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NewsLetter Distribution

The Osaka University NewsLetter can be found at the following locations.

For those inside the University

• Libraries at Osaka University

• 1F, Nakanoshima Center

• Osaka University Coop

• 1F, Osaka University Administration Bureau

For those outside the University

• 1F, Nakanoshima Center

• Tekijuku

• Handai-byoin-mae Station (Osaka Monorail) 

• Senri-Chuo Station ticket gates (Osaka Monorail)

Machikaneyama Shugakukan, Osaka University Museum

For those in the Tokyo area

• Osaka University Tokyo Office

• Gakushikaikan

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