On December 7, Mr. Jason David Danielson, Executive Officer of TerraSky and also known as a comedian “Atsugiri Jason,” gave a special lecture “WHY JAPANESE PEOPLE! Why Not Do What You Want to Do? -Invitation to Experience Abroad-” at Large Lecture Room, Natural Science and Technology Lecture Hall, and approximately 800 students attended. This is the first round of the special lecture series featuring notable individuals who have rich experience abroad or in intercultural environment with the purpose to encourage our students to turn their attention to the world and globalization. This series was planned by President Koetsu Yamazaki as a part of the Top Global University Project.
After the opening address by Vice President Masayoshi Shibata, Mr. Danielson gave a lecture and emphasized that if you want to do something, it’s important to just do it. The audience listened attentively to the valuable words of Mr. Danielson, who has been playing an active role globally, and there were active questions from the audience.
This special lecture series is planned to be held periodically in the next fiscal year and beyond.