News Tagged as Academics

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Orientation: A Virtual Welcome for the Class of 2024

Oct 05, 2020

SUA’s Most Global Class Ever Enjoyed a Week of Engagement, Dialogue, and Friendship From their homes in 19 countries around the world, the 102 members of the Class of 2024 listened as President Edward

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Apply to be a Junior Scholar

The application for the Pacific Basin Research Center’s Junior Scholars Program will open soon.

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Student Photo Contest 2020

The Pacific Basin Research Center is accepting submissions for its annual Student Photo Contest, open to all SUA undergraduate students.

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Soka’s Isolde Pierce and Trey Carlisle Awarded Fulbright Fellowships

May 04, 2020

Two students in Soka’s Class of 2020—Isolde Pierce and Trey Carlisle—have received Fulbright fellowships to continue their studies and contributions abroad. Carlisle has accepted a research fellowship

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Genetics in Action: First-Year Students on the Mutation of Chromoproteins

Apr 27, 2020

The American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology annual meeting planned this month was cancelled because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. That scuttled plans for four Soka first-year

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Teaching Tomorrow Scientists Meeting Is Now Virtual

Apr 27, 2020

Teaching Tomorrow’s Scientists, originally scheduled to be hosted on Soka’s Aliso Viejo campus on May 30, is going online. We hope you will join us for an exciting mix of science, education, and

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Teaching Tomorrow’s Scientists: Soka Hosting Life Science Conference

Feb 12, 2020

Update: The Teaching Tomorrow’s Scientists event is now a virtual event. Register at the ASCB website. Soka University is hosting the 2020 American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) Regional Meeting

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Learning Cluster 2020: Students Investigate the Great Drought in Brazil

Feb 11, 2020

By Professor Ian Read A great chronicler of the Brazilian backland, João Guimarães Rosa, famously wrote “good quality water is like health or freedom: it only has value when it runs dry.” Over the

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Meet the Author Series with Arie Galles, Professor Emeritus and Artist in Residence

Sep 25, 2019

Professor Emeritus and Artist in Residence Arie Galles gave a lecture/presentation, “There and Back Again,” at the Soka Athenaeum on September 25, 2019.

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Meet the 2019-2020 Postdoc Fellow

Aug 14, 2019

The Pacific Basin Research Center welcomes Michael Schaefer, the John D. Montgomery Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2019–2020 academic year.