Fall 2007 Scholars

Bridging Scholarship Recipients – Fall 2007
Andrew ABORDONADO (Hawaii Pacific University) / international studies -> Hakodate University

Lucia ALONZO (Truman State University, MO) / theater -> Hosei University

Jason ANDERSON (Michigan Technical University) / computer science -> Kwansei Gakuin

Timothy APPLEBURY (University of Memphis, TN) / biology -> Nagoya Gakuin

David ARNDS (University of California, Los Angeles) / Japanese & East Asian studies -> International Christian University

Matthew BELISLE
(Montana State University) / mechanical engineering -> Kumamoto University

* Jennifer BENNETT (Bennington College, VT) / costume design & Japanese -> Sophia University (CIEE)

Jonathan BETT (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) / Japanese -> Kwansei Gakuin

Emily BLOEDEL (University of Colorado, Boulder) / Japanese & East Asian studies -> Kansai Gaidai

Dean BOTTINO (University of California, Irvine) / art, computer science, & Japanese -> International Christian University

Rachel BRIEDIS (Ohio University) / education & history -> Chubu University

Alexander CERJANIC (University of Nevada, Reno) / electrical engineering -> University of the Ryukyus

Pi-Fen CHUANG (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign / broadcast journalism

-> Konan University

Robert COSGROVE (Clark University, MA) / government -> Kansai Gaidai

Christy CZERWIEN (West Texas A & M University) / history -> Obirin University

Kelley DOORE (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) / Japanese -> Nanzan University

Regina ESTRADA (University of Wisconsin, Madison) / linguistics & Japanese -> Nanzan University

Josiah FILLAR (Western Michigan University) / global & international studies -> Daito Bunka University

Carolyn FLAHERTY (University of Delaware) / political science -> Seinan Gakuin

Alexandra GILMORE (Georgetown University, DC) / Japanese -> Keio University

Ashley GRYS (William Jewell College, MO) / music -> IES Tokyo

Kiel HAMM (University of California, San Diego) / visual arts -> Sophia University

** Lucas HANNELL (University of Pennsylvania) / international studies -> Hitotsubashi University

Michael HAYATA (University of California, Davis) / international relations -> University of Tsukuba

Jennifer HOWELLS (University of Pittsburgh, PA) / engineering, Japanese, & international studies -> Konan University

† Rebecca JANG (Carnegie Mellon University, PA) / creative writing & fine arts -> Temple University Japan

Jeffrey KARNS (Ohio State University) / anthropology, pre-medicine, & Japanese -> Nanzan University

Megan KIRK (Kennesaw State University, GA) / sociology -> Nanzan University (ISEP)

Alyssa LABELLE (Colgate University, NY) / Japanese -> Kyoto University of Art & Design

Xin-Yi Grace LEE (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) / international studies & political science -> International Christian University

Brittany LINTON (Colorado College) / sociology -> Waseda University

Michael LLOYD (University of Redlands, CA) / Japanese studies -> Reitaku University

Wyeth LYNCH (Morningside College, IA) / international affairs & philosophy -> Kansai Gaidai

Thomas MACOM (Loyola University of New Orleans, LA) / photojournalism -> Sophia University

Alexandra MALKOSKI (University of New Mexico) / Asian studies -> Akita International University

* Ariane MANDELL (Bates College, ME) / Japanese -> Doshisha University

Laura MAURER (University of Findlay, OH) / Japanese & TESOL -> Fukui University

Oleg MELIKHOV (University of Illinois, Chicago) / marketing -> Sophia University (CIEE)

Jeremy MILLS (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) / nursing -> Nanzan University

Christina MITCHAM (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) / Asian studies -> Ritsumeikan University

Jessica MOSELEY (Southern Methodist University, TX) / marketing -> Kwansei Gakuin

Mathew MYERS (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) / physics & East Asian studies -> International Christian University

Kate NEARING (Purdue University, IN) / Japanese & Asian studies -> Tsukuba University

Lauren NEEFF (University of Wyoming) / international studies -> Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Tuyen NGUYEN (University of Michigan) / biology & Asian cultures -> Kyushu University

Mallory NYSTROM (Furman University, GA) / Asian studies -> Waseda University

Bede OBASI (University of South Carolina) / accounting -> Japan Center for Michigan Universities

† Rebecca ONDRA (University of Pittsburgh) / Japanese & film studies -> Temple University Japan

Philip OZAKI (University of Illinois, Chicago) / sociology -> Chiba University

Rebecca PAPPAS (University of Georgia) / Japanese -> Waseda University

Clara PARK (Washington University in St. Louis, MO) / psychology -> Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies

Cameron PEEK (University of Arizona) / economics & East Asian studies -> Waseda University

Eric PETERSON (North Seattle Community College, WA) / psychology -> Ichikawa Japanese Language Institute

Sydney PITCHFORD (St. Lawrence University, NY) / economics -> Nanzan University

Craig POPE (University of California, Berkeley) / Japanese -> Tohoku University

Andrew PUTMAN (University of Michigan) / computer engineering -> Kyushu University

Sara QUESADA (Wittenberg University, OH) / East Asian studies -> Nanzan University

* Samuel ROSS (Hampshire College, MA) / broadcast journalism & Japanese -> Sophia University

** Jennifer SCHUCH-PAGE (George Washington University, DC) / international affairs -> Kyoto University

Amy SHOEMAKER (Linfield College, OR) / education & Japanese -> Kanto Gakuin

Jason SHON (Whitman College, WA) / Asian studies -> Associated Kyoto Program

Jennifer SILCOX (University of Washington) / international studies -> Keio University

Jonathan SLABAUGH (Case Western Reserve, OH) / computer science & Japanese -> Waseda University

Jonathan SUN (University of Texas, Dallas) / accounting -> Sophia University (CIEE)

Lisa TANAKA (University of California, Irvine) / Asian American studies -> Meiji Gakuin

* Sandy TANG (Tufts University, MA) / child development & Japanese) -> International Christian University

† Rachel TAYLOR (Chemeketa Community College, OR) / communications -> Temple University Japan

Stacie TAYLOR (Georgia State University) / international studies -> Sophia University (CIEE)

Nicholas VAN SICKEL (Kansas State University) / computer engineering -> Kansai Gaidai

Luis VARGAS (University of Kansas) / physics & astronomy -> Nanzan University

Melanie VEALE (Washington University in St. Louis, MO) / physics & Japanese -> Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies

Antonio VEGA (Florida International University) / religious studies & Asian studies -> Kansai Gaidai

Serena VERE (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) / linguistics -> Konan University

Helen VON GOHREN (University of Chicago, IL) / East Asian studies -> Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies

Louisa WARDEN (University of Washington) / Japanese linguistics -> Keio University

Wade WEINBENDER  (Salt Lake Community College, UT) / Japanese -> Kansai Gaidai

Donald WERVE III (California State University, Sacramento) / mathematics & Japanese -> Waseda University

Matt WILLIS (Western Carolina University, NC) / international business -> Hiroshima University

Yue WU (University of Pennsylvania) / finance & actuarial science -> Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies

* Alisa YAMASAKI (Dartmouth College, NH) / molecular biology -> Keio University

Stephanie YEE (University of Pennsylvania) / finance -> International Christian University

 

* Hartford Financial Japan Scholarship (for students from New England)

** Morgan Stanley Scholarship for Study in Japan (for outstanding students in business, economics, and international relations)

† Temple University Japan Bridging Scholarship