Andrea Hall is a senior majoring in Japanese. In the summer of 2017, she was a summer intern in the Production Department of Central Glass at the Kawasaki Plant in Kanagawa Prefecture.
Chimuanya Osuoha (Japanese, Psychology) has receieved a Foreign Language and Area Studies Scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year from the Asian Studies Center. She also received a Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies Scholarship for study abroad in Yokohama, Japan.
Alison Sabolcik (Italian, Japanese) was awarded a Japan Summer Fellowship from the Asian Studies Center in summer 2016 to to study with IES Abroad in Tokyo.
Raka Sarkar is a senior intending to double major in Art History and Japanese, double minor in Museum Studies and Classics, and pursue an Asian Studies Certificate. In 2015, she was awarded the Honors College's Research Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, where she began preliminary work examining premodern Japanese handscrolls. She was then awarded the Honors College's Spring Brackenridge Award to pursue an independent project examining the evolution of tengu in Japanese Art. The summer of 2017, she was awarded the Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies Award to pursue intensive language study at the KCJS Summer Program in Kyoto.