Dr. Tinaz Pavri, Director of the Asian Studies Program, Division Chair of Social Sciences and Humanities and Professor of Political Science along with Dr. ‘Dimeji R. Togunde, Associate Provost for Global Education & Professor of International Studies have been awarded a TeamUP MicroGrant from the United States-Japan Bridging Foundation (USJBF) in the amount of $7,000. TeamUp is a campaign funded by the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo and facilitated by the United States-Japan Bridging Foundation (USJBF) to increase the number of American and Japanese undergraduate and graduate students studying in each other’s country by expanding relevant, active, mutually beneficial and innovative agreements among American and Japanese institutions of higher education. The goal of this grant is to pursue US-Japan educational exchange initiatives. The funds will be used to support faculty travel to Japan to further develop Asia Studies minor.
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