Post Tagged with: "Greg King"

Sabraw and Thompson Team-up For Seawall Mural Project in Japan

John Sabraw, right, is holding plastic bags containing dirt from Iwate and Aichi brought back by Chris Thompson to make into paint for the mural project. This photo was taken in December 2019.

From Ohio University News Ohio University professors John Sabraw and Chris Thompson recently teamed up for a “global engagement” opportunity through art, uniting students and faculty from OHIO and two partner institutions in Japan. Thompson, Associate Professor of Linguistics, is a veteran Japan specialist. Sabraw, Professor and Chair of Painting + Drawing, […]

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April 19, 2020 at 11:22 amNews

Nakada’s Tale: Finding a Long-Lost Japanese Fishing Boat, Washed Ashore in Okinawa

Viewing documents related to the lost-then-found fishing vessel from Iwate: Masaru Yonashiro of the Kinjo-cho town hall, Koudai Nakada and Chris Thompson.

Koudai Nakada’s educational journey has entwined with Ohio University for five years, most recently tied to the incredible tale of a fishing boat that disappeared during Japan’s 2011 tsunami, only to wash ashore seven years later and 1,200 miles away. Nakada and Dr. Christopher Thompson are researching the unusual adventure […]

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December 1, 2019 at 5:13 pmAlumni News Research

Linguistics Colloquium | Japanese University System and Challenges of EFL in Japan, Nov. 22

Greg King '99, Associate Professor at Chubu University

The Linguistics Colloquium series presents Ohio University alumnus Greg King ’99 discussing “The Japanese University System and the Challenges of EFL in Japan” on Friday, Nov. 22, from 12:55 to 1:50 p.m. in Gordy 301. King is Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Culture at Chubu University. […]

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November 1, 2019 at 6:45 pmEvents

Two Students, Professors Join Sixth Year of Tsunami Volunteer Project in Japan

From left, in the foreground inside fish chute: OHIO Sophomore Nick Farris and Senior Ben Piper help to scrub clean the concrete fish-egg chutes at a local fish hatchery used to dispense fertilized salmon roe into a nearby river as part of the OHIO-IPU Tsunami Volunteer Project Project year six that took place on the Iwate coast on Sept. 24 and 25.

Ben Piper ’17 and Nick Farris ’19 participated in year six of the OHIO – Iwate Prefectural University Tsunami Volunteer Project in Japan on Sept. 24 and 25. Both students are currently on OHIO’s Chubu University Japanese Language Study Abroad Program in the city of Kasugai (near Nagoya) in Aichi […]

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October 17, 2016 at 11:46 amNews

OHIO Continues Post-Tsunami Relationship With Iwate Prefectural University

OHIO Continues Post-Tsunami Relationship With Iwate Prefectural University

Dr. Tomomasa Sasa of Iwate Prefectural University, Japan made his fifth visit to Ohio University on Sept. 8 and 9 to confirm the details of plans to bring nine of his students from IPU to OHIO next March for a short-term intensive English Study Abroad Program designed by the Ohio […]

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September 12, 2016 at 5:17 pmNews