Ritsumeikan University in the News from around the Web - Highlights Volume 3

September 09, 2019 NEWS

Ritsumeikan University in the News from around the Web – Highlights Vol.3

Ritsumeikan University has a well-deserved reputation for going Beyond Borders and taking on challenges spanning a diverse range of fields. The inspiring activities of faculty, researchers, students and staff mean the university is regularly featured, both directly and indirectly, in English language news articles across the web.

To make it easier for readers to keep up with an ever growing volume of content, we have taken it upon ourselves to produce a regular compilation feature containing links to some of the most interesting articles from the previous few months.

Without more ado, welcome to the third edition of Ritsumeikan News Highlights – May 2019 – Aug 2019:

Year-Round Hiring Aims to Spur More Japanese Students to Learn Overseas
(nippon.com – Japan)


Scientists use AI to convert images of people into real-time avatars
(The Asahi Shimbun – Japan)

(Professor Hironori Yamauchi, College of Science and Engineering)

British Director throws new Light on Sumo in Japan
(Kyodo News – Japan)


Educational endeavors for promoting global diversity
(The Japan Times – Japan)

(President of Ritsumeikan University, Yoshio Nakatani Ph.D.)

Programs help students tackle challenges
(The Japan Times – Japan)


'Gentle Black Giants': Diplomacy, sport and Japan's early love for baseball
(The Japan Times – Japan)

(Professor Kyoko Yoshida, College of Letters)

Climate-Smart Farming shows promising Results
(Grit Daily – USA)



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