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Students Creating Businesses Using Regional Resources
Potential of the New Program at Chuo University Based on Industry-Academic-Government Cooperation

Michio Yunoki
Specially appointed associate professor at Chuo University, CEO of Little Japan Inc., board chairman of NPO Social Artist Village, former official at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

In April 2019, the Social Entrepreneurship Program (SEP), a new program that aims to create new businesses using regional resources that students commit to for a two-year period, was established.As a business owner, I myself am currently going through the daily difficulties of running a business.

(Oct. 24)

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Administrative Law is Fascinating

Masahiro Usami
Lawyer and Visiting Professor, Chuo Law School

As a lawyer, I have been involved in administrative litigation for many years, and have been teaching practical administrative litigation at law schools. In my lectures, I make the case that administrative law is both fascinating and simple. I would like to explain how fascinating administrative law is based on my own experiences.

(Oct. 15)

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What is a Cultural Heritage?

Michiko Izumi
Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University

According to a Japanese dictionary Kōjien (the seventh edition), bunka-isan (cultural heritage) means a past culture that should be inherited for future cultural development. Today, a cultural property and a cultural heritage are used for referring to almost the same thing, but a cultural heritage connotes inheritance.

(Nov. 14)

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Examining the World of Colors as Seen by Infants

Jiale Yang
Institute Assistant Professor, Research and Development Initiative, Chuo University

Our group has conducted various studies on the development of color perception in infants. The world in which we live is filled with colors. From the blue sky to red apples and green forests, colors are found in everything around us. Therefore, we use colors to recognize, distinguish, and select things.

(Oct. 31)

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Working as a Lawyer at the Base of Mount Fuji

Mitsuo Okamura

I was a member of the first graduating class of the Chuo Law School. Afterwards, I served my legal apprenticeship as a member of the 60th class. I then spent about ten years working at a law office in Tokyo, where I mainly specialized in corporate law.

The next step in my career was to independently open a law office in Fujiyoshida City, Yamanashi Prefecture. Currently, my law office is in its third year of operation.

(Sep. 12)

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How Can We Measure Learning Ability?
—Analysis of a Competency Self-Assessment Questionnaire—

Yu Saito
Teacher, Department of Japanese Linguistics, Chuo University Junior and Senior High School
Yoko Neha
Instructor, Department of Information, Chuo University Junior and Senior High School

After Chuo University Junior and Senior High School (hereinafter, “Chufu”) was designated as a Super Science High School (hereinafter, “SSH”) in the 2018 academic year, we decided to develop a competency based evaluation system.

(Mar. 22)

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Newest Edition 2019 Summer Issue
Student journalists report on the students’ take of Chuo University

Winning an International Competition through a Powerful Performance and Team Unity



The school's history and motto have been passed on to graduates and students alike. Here is a visualization of Chuo University in the future.

Core Energy
Launching Chuo University's Knowledge into Action to the rest of the world, like an infinity of sparkling stars scattered throughout space.


Special Program

The Making of the Movie Kirakira Megane

Roundtable with Joban Kosan Chairman and Executive Director Kazuhiko Saito and Class of 2014 Graduates Reflecting the path to recovery and post-quake Tohoku

Round Table Talk
Legacy of a Great Philosopher ──His Way of Living and Attitude towards Research


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