Monthly Archives: January 2017

Baruch Japan Club Welcome Party

Welcome back Bearcats!

We hope you all had an amazing winter break! This semester, we will be having many big events pertaining to cultural festivities, study abroad opportunities, and much more! So, come join us and see what the Japan Club has in store for you guys this semester!
To start off 2017, we will kick off our first event this year with a Welcome Party! It will be held this coming Thursday, February 2nd, VC Room 9-180 from 12:45PM- 2:15PM.
As always refreshments will be served! See you all there!

Also, be sure to follow us on our Instagram and like us on Facebook to stay in the loop for our recent updates of the Japan Club!
Warm Regards,
Casey Tam
Secretary | Baruch Japan Club
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Funding Opportunities from the Paula Berggren Enrichment Fund

Funding Opportunities from the Paula Berggren Enrichment Fund


The Paula Berggren Enrichment Fund offers faculty in the humanities at Baruch financial support to take their students to participate in extracurricular activities that enrich coursework. Funds may be used to defray the cost of admission to a museum, theatre, concert, or similar cultural event. Faculty may be awarded up to approximately $40 per student for this purpose. This funding may not be used for transportation or food.

Faculty may submit an activity-specific application for funds (which can be found here) to the standing committee, which is housed in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences. Committee members for the 2016-2017 academic year are Paula Berggren, Professor Emeritus of English; Susan Tenneriello, Associate Professor of Theatre; and Boo Choi, Director of Administrative and Financial Services for the Weissman School. Early submissions are encouraged, though applications are accepted through the last month of the semester for which they are being submitted.

In addition, students who wish to take a course in the humanities but face financial constraints may also apply for funds to cover tuition costs. The student application form can be found here. Students may be granted up to $750 in aid.

For further information on the Paula Berggren Enrichment Fund contact the office of Dean Romero.

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日本ユダヤ学生交流会 Japanese-Jewish Student Exchange Association

Japan and Jewish communities have had a solid relationship for a long time. This group was created to promote the mutual understanding of each other’s culture among Japanese and Jewish students.

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Exchange Program with Waseda University

The Study Abroad Office at Baruch has introduced the exchange program between Baruch College and Waseda University (finally)!

The nomination might be quickly happen. Please wait for another note. We will share the updates here!

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U.S. Career Forum 2017 in San Francisco and New York

Baruch students with some degree of both Japanese and English language abilities are invited to come speak and interview with hiring companies for full-time and internship positions at the upcoming Career Forums in the U.S. and Japan. Many companies make offers of employment or internship by the end of the event.

Career Forum registration and attendance are entirely free.

San Francisco Career Forum 2017
February 11 & 12 (Sat. & Sun.), 2017

For more details and Event Registration, please visit:

With a special “Tech Corner” featuring:
* Attendance bonuses for students of select IT and Engineering majors
* Panel discussion with bilingual professionals from Google, Techfirm, Nikkei America, and more

* Travel scholarships available also for students of any major

U.S. Career Forum 2017 (in New York)
March 25 (Sat.), 2017    10:00AM – 6:00PM (Check-in closes at 5:00PM)

Location: Javits Center, Hall 1E  655 W 34th Street, New York, NY 10001

For more details and Event Registration, please visit:

* All positions in the U.S. using Japanese
* All students with legal U.S. work permission welcome (including OPT candidates graduating by December 2017)

If you have questions about any of the Career Forums, please contact us at

We look forward to seeing you there!




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ALEX ADAM GALLERY: NIPPON QUEST Jan.27.2017 — Feb.2.2017


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MANGA AND WAR (January 25 – March 3, 2016)


January 25 – March 3
Reception: Wednesday, January 25, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
NJCU Visual Arts Gallery
Visual Arts Building, 100 Culver Avenue
Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. or by appointment

Organized by the Kyoto International Manga Museum in 2015 and traveling abroad for the first time, this exhibition commemorated the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. This is a rare opportunity to view 24 principal Japanese manga works on the theme of a war, along with original paintings and drawings by several manga authors. This traveling exhibition is made possible in collaboration with Ramapo College Galleries and supported by the Japan Foundation.


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