Archive for September, 2012

Back-to-School in Japan with a Bridging Scholar

September 20, 2012 – 

Follow William via his blog for more great photos and tales of his adventures in Japan.  He’s a Bridging Foundation scholar who recently arrived in Japan for a year of study abroad at Akita International University.

A master chef at

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Student Story: Micah Mizukami

September 11, 2012 – 

Willamette University student Micah Mizukami studied at Tokyo International University all last school year. He sent us an essay describing his time there, excerpted here.

“Coming from an island home, going to Okinawa for three weeks before starting my time … » READ MORE

USJBF, CULCON, JUSFC Organizational Comparison

September 10, 2012 – 

Do you sometimes wonder about how the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation, CULCON and the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission are related? Well, we’ve put together a “cheat sheet” that compares the organizations in an easy-to-follow graphic and chart format. Check it out here» READ MORE