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WASEDA University Newsletter from WOL No.16 (2013-12-27)

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Waseda Vision 150: The Mission of Cultivating Global Professionals
(First Installment)

Waseda University Alumni Newsletter: Seihoku-no-Kaze
Special Feature: Round-table discussion among President Kaoru Kamata, Mr. Kenshi Hirokane and Mr. Shuzo Sumi

On November 2012, Waseda University announced the mid- to long-term plan “Waseda Vision 150.” This plan seeks to fulfill the great responsibility placed on our university today by further developing our past accomplishments to establish an unshakeable position as Asia’s leading university.

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Waseda Vision 150: The Mission of Cultivating Global Professionals
(Second Installment)

Waseda University Alumni Newsletter: Seihoku-no-Kaze
Special Feature: Round-table discussion among President Kaoru Kamata, Mr. Kenshi Hirokane and Mr. Shuzo Sumi

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Opinion Weekly Opinion

The Subtle Tactics that Won Tokyo’s Bid for the Summer Olympics: Now, Japan Needs an “All-Japan” Strategy to Display its Strengths to the World

Munehiko Harada
Professor, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Waseda University

At dawn (Japan time) on September 8, 2013, Tokyo won its bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympics. This time around, Tokyo had been favorite to win. But it was only able to fulfill the bookmakers’ prediction and actually win by successfully overcoming the significant hurdle presented by the contaminated water issue.

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Research Knowledge Co-Creation – Profiles of researchers

Elucidating the Molecular Mechanism of Organisms’ Fertilization

Toshiyuki Mori
Assistant Professor, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study

I went to university in the middle of the genetic research boom of the 1990s, a period when molecular biology was in the limelight. My interest in biology began in high school, and I was always more attracted by the microscopic world of cells than the macro world of ecosystems, so I too became fascinated with molecular biology and cytogenetics. For my graduation research, I had no hesitation in joining a cellular biology laboratory where I engaged in research into the molecules functioning in the generative cells of plants, the area of specialization of my supervisor Dr. Ichiro Tanaka (currently a professor at Yokohama City University).

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