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Construction on ISAK facilities began on Sept. 3, and, thanks to Karuizawa’s beautiful fall weather, work has been progressing on schedule. We will be providing monthly updates with photos so you can see how the project is progressing.
53 students from 14 countries and territories (China, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Palestine, the Philippines, Switzerland, UK, US) participated in Summer School 2012, held from July 20-30 in Karuizawa, Japan. Click below to watch
On Aug. 28, Lin Kobayashi and other members of the ISAK board participated in the “jichinsai” ground-breaking ceremony at Asama Terrace. Construction of ISAK school buildings is scheduled to commence on Sept. 3. The jichinsai, a centuries’ old tradition in Japan,
During the past week, ISAK Summer School has been featured on two television news programs in Japan: News Japan (FNN) and N-Sta (TBS/JNN). This news coverage, as well as a number of recent magazine articles about ISAK, has resulted in
On July 21, the second day of Summer School, the first ISAK Founders Conference was held in Karuizawa. Prior to the conference itself, approximately 40 founders visited this year’s Summer School and observed the Leadership class before heading to Asama
On July 28, Lin Kobayashi will be speaking at the 17th International Conference for Women in Business, the theme of which is “We Move the World Forward.”
The conference has been held every summer since 1996 and provides participants the
On June 28, a formal agreement was reached for the proposed site for ISAK’s school facilities. The property is located in Asama Terrace, a resort area approximately 20 minutes from Karuizawa Station on the JR Nagano Shinkansen Line (about one
On July 14, Lin Kobayashi will be a guest speaker at a Study Abroad Fair sponsored by Meiji University (Ochanomizu, Tokyo). The event, designed to provide a forum for Japanese students to learn about study opportunities at major English-speaking countries,
On June 19, Lin Kobayashi was announced the winner of the “Nikkei Special Prize” at a ceremony for the “New Business Plan Competition for Women,” sponsored by the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ).
The competition was designed to help support