Eight members of a research team wearing summer attire smile at the camera in front of palm trees, a docked boat, and light blue water in Belize.

Faculty Spotlight: Marie Nydam and Biodiversity Research in Belize

Sep 21, 2023

Marie was part of an interdisciplinary team funded by a National Science Foundation grant : two professors and a graduate student from University of North Carolina Wilmington in North Carolina, and

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International Transcripts Can Be Sent Directly to Soka University of America

Aug 17, 2023

Applying for a college education can be difficult, with many prospective students needing help to find financial resources. As a global-minded institution and with 50% of our campus community

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Nuclear Politics 2023: SIGS Launches Inaugural Summer Program

Aug 03, 2023

The Soka Institute for Global Solutions held its inaugural summer program, “Nuclear Politics 2023,” in collaboration with the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey’s James Martin

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President's Message on Supreme Court Affirmative Action Decisions

Jun 29, 2023

Dear SUA community: I am writing to express my concern about today’s Supreme Court rulings, which found that race-conscious admission programs at Harvard and the University of North Carolina are

Soka staff members and alumni pose in the new Mariam Chowdhury Corner for Global Citizenship area of Soka University.

Soka University of America Unveils the Mariam Chowdhury Corner for Global Citizenship

Jun 07, 2023

Soka University of America unveiled the Mariam Chowdhury Corner for Global Citizenship on May 27 at a ceremony honoring the legacy and contributions of Mrs. Chowdhury. The beloved life partner of

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M. Robert Hamersley Is Named Dean of Faculty

Jun 07, 2023

M. Robert Hamersley, professor of environmental biogeochemistry, has been named Soka University of America’s dean of faculty. His appointment, announced by Michael Weiner, executive vice president for

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Photo and Video Highlights from the Soka Arts, Music & Food Festival

Jun 06, 2023

The Soka Arts, Music & Food Festival opened a new chapter in Soka University of America’s connection with the Southern California community. The festival, attended by 2,300 people, featured musical

Soka's Class of 2023 throws their graduation caps in the air in celebration

Soka’s 2023 Commencement: Emerging Victorious

Jun 05, 2023

SUA founder Daisaku Ikeda perfectly captured the spirit of the 19th Commencement Ceremony in his message to the Class of 2023, calling the day a “song of epic triumph.” The cool and cloudy afternoon

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Wanjira Mathai Accepts Soka Global Citizen Award: ‘Go Forth and Shine’

Jun 05, 2023

“Ladies and gentlemen, the mission of Soka University of America is to foster a steady stream of global citizens committed to living a contributive life,” said Wanjira Mathai, the third recipient of

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SUA Now Fully Covers Tuition for Students With Family Income Below $90,000

Jun 01, 2023

Reaffirming its mission to educate global citizens, Soka University of America has announced a significant expansion of its need- and merit-based financial aid program to increase access to SUA’s