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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

People wait outside food trucks during the festival

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

Wanjira Mathai smiles with President Feasel as she accepts the Soka Global Citizen Award

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

Aerial view of campus lily ponds with academic buildings in the background

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

Prof Robert Levenson poses with three Soka Undergraduates

A Breakthrough for Soka Life Science Faculty: Q&A With National Science Foundation Grant Winner Prof. Robert Levenson

Apr 26, 2023

The National Science Foundation recently announced it will award Soka faculty member Robert Levenson, assistant professor of biochemistry, $292,310 to support his research on “BRC-BIO: Harnessing

Anne Pearce, director of the creative arts program, Soka alumnus Giselle Velasquez ’15, Nappa Kataoka ’23, and Wilnie Merilien, resident hall coordinator sit on stage and speak during the “Voices of Women at Soka” event.

Each Shining Brightly in Her Own Way: Photo Highlights from “Voices of Women at Soka”

Apr 26, 2023

Women’s History Month at SUA culminated with “Voices of Women at Soka,” a panel discussion and community mixer highlighting the rich diversity of women’s identities and experiences on campus. Six

Soka’s Model U.N. team attends the ChoMUN conference at the University of Chicago

Model U.N. Team Shines at Prestigious University of Chicago Event

Apr 26, 2023

At the closing ceremony of ChoMUN, a Model United Nations conference hosted by the University of Chicago, Maria Akenkou ’25 was awarded an honorable mention for her success as a delegate. The award

Gaby Moreno sits on a rock surface holding her knee to her chest. A half moon is on the rockface beside her.

Building Bridges, Transcending Borders: An Interview with Gaby Moreno

Mar 31, 2023

UNICEF ambassador to Guatemala and Soka Arts, Music & Food festival headliner, Gaby Moreno, who today released the first single from her upcoming album, a duet with fellow Guatemalan, Oscar Isaac