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Soka Announces Search for Black Studies Professor

Jan 15, 2021

Soka University of America has announced a search to appoint a professor in Black Studies. The senior-level position will help in the effort to create a new program in Race and Ethnic Studies. “The

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Performing Arts Center Soka University Coronavirus Update and Precautions

Jan 14, 2021

On behalf of the entire Soka Performing Arts Center staff, our hearts go out to everyone impacted by the virus, either directly or indirectly, and we send heartfelt thanks to the healthcare workers

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President's Message: Return to Campus Delayed

Jan 07, 2021

Dear Soka Community, First of all, Happy New Year. I know that we continue to live in unprecedented times with the pandemic and most recently the unrest and tragic events in our nation’s capital

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Soka University of America Marks 20th Anniversary Year in Aliso Viejo

Jan 05, 2021

In honor of the 20th anniversary of its Aliso Viejo campus, Soka University of America will be celebrating throughout 2021 with the theme of “Soka Global Citizens: Embodying Wisdom, Courage and

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President's Message Regarding the Spring 2021 Semester

Dec 14, 2020

Dear SUA Community, This has been an extremely difficult year especially since we moved to deliver education remotely in March. I know that some of us have lost loved ones and friends or are

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20th Anniversary Committee Builds Toward a Significant Milestone

Dec 11, 2020

As Soka University of America prepares to celebrate two decades of educating global citizens on May 3, 2021, it has announced a 20th Anniversary Steering Committee to lead initiatives to mark the

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“Moved by Nature”: Outdoor Education and the Co-Existence of Nature and Humanity

Dec 10, 2020

On a cold January day, a dozen Soka students waded into the frigid Øresund Strait in Denmark to fish for shrimp and collect data. They’d spent the morning in the Øresund Aquarium learning about

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Student Leaders Foster Community in a Challenging Year

Dec 10, 2020

Each year, the Soka Student Union (SSU), the undergraduate student body of Soka University of America, elects five students to the SSU Executive Council to represent them. And each year, the council

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Committed to Serve: Stuart Adams ’16 Finds Purpose in the Line of Fire

Dec 10, 2020

For 56 days in a row last fall, Stuart Adams ’16 met the other members of his crew at base camp, ate a quick breakfast, grabbed a sack lunch, donned his PPE, and headed to the fire lines. On one of

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Faculty Spotlight: Katherine Perry on Mathematics Research and Outreach in Southern Africa

Nov 24, 2020

Katherine Perry, assistant professor of mathematics, is a long-time participant in an annual mathematics conference and workshop in southern Africa. The Southern African Mathematical Science