A senior Japanese major, Meilenys Peraza, is one of the 10 undergraduate students to represent the US in the Kakehashi Project of Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, coordinated by the Japanese American Citizen’s League (JACL). She will be spending 10 days in Japan in January 2018.
Wickhamsmith, presently a lecturer at Rutgers, is an expert in Mongolian, Manchu, and Tibetan and the recipient of the Pole star Ward from the Mongolian government. He has translated the poetry of Mongol poets, including D.
To advance their language and cultural knowledge, eleven undergraduate students journeyed to Kobe Shoin Women’s University on the 2017 Japanese Language and Culture in Kobe program from May 10 to June 2.