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Institute for Japanese Studies receives $118,522 grant

The Institute for Japanese Studies has received three years of funding — an anticipated $118,522 — from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership. The funds were awarded to Richard Torrance, the institute’s director, and Assistant Director Janet Stucky for a project titled “Strengthening the Infrastructure to Produce Future Leaders through Educational Outreach, Career Development, and Development in the State of Ohio and the Midwest.” The grant will support cooperative activities in Ohio, the Midwest and Japan to enhance outreach to all levels of educational institutions and the community, as well as expand internship programs in the U.S. and Japan.

The Institute for Japanese Studies, part of Ohio State’s East Asian Studies Center, works to promote education and research about Japan. For more information on the center, please contact japan@osu.edu.