- Bridge of Understanding Built Between UMass Boston, Hokkaido University
UMass Boston signed a memorandum of understanding and student exchange agreement with Hokkaido University of Sapporo, Japan, promoting academic and educational cooperation between the two institutions.
- UMass Boston Student Scholars to Study Culture, History, Leadership in Japan
UMass Boston is one of four universities selected for the TOMODACHI Inouye Scholars Program, designed to educate students in the U.S. about the life and contributions of Senator Inouye and other Japanese Americans.
- Chancellor Delivers Honorary Degree to Buddhist Leader, Cultivates International Ties
Chancellor J. Keith Motley and others from UMass Boston traveled to Tokyo to present an honorary degree to Buddhist leader and scholar Daisaku Ikeda.
- Buddhist Leader Receives Honorary Degree from UMass Boston in Japan
At a special ceremony in Tokyo, UMass Boston honored Daisaku Ikeda, founder of Soka University, with an honorary degree.