Archive for October, 2013

Meet Yumi, our Newest Intern

October 30, 2013 – 

InternHello, I am an intern at the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation. I came to Washington, D.C. on August 16 from Japan. This is my first visit to the U.S.; therefore, everything here is new and interesting for me. In this article, … » READ MORE

Interview with Laurel Lukaszewski, USJBF’s New Project Director

October 29, 2013 – 

Today we invite you to listen to an interview with Laurel Lukaszewski, a new fellow worker of USJBF! http://youtu.be/cSA2w_qVyI8SONY DSC

She is the Project Director of our new initiative, “Strengthening the Japan-Exchange and Teaching Program Alumni Association (JETAA) Network and Connecting … » READ MORE

U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation Mourns the Loss of Thomas Foley

October 21, 2013 – 

The U.S. – Japan Bridging Foundation, Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, and CULCON mourn the loss of Speaker and Ambassador Thomas S. Foley. Ambassador Foley was a dedicated public servant who had close ties to Japan and the Japanese people. In addition … » READ MORE

Experience Studying in Japan through Derek’s Blog

October 9, 2013 – 

DerekYamashita with roomatesDerek Yamashita, our first Grondine Scholar, arrived in Japan » READ MORE

CULCON/JUSFC/USJBF Thank Thierry Porté

October 2, 2013 – 

IMG_4119The following was entered into the Congressional Record to honor the six-year service of Mr. Thierry Porté as Chairman of the U.S. CULCON Panel as well as the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission and as Vice Chair of the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation. … » READ MORE