2017 Tazuko Ajiro Monane and Noma-Reischauer Prize winners announced

first_imgLast Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, faculty and students celebrated the winners of this year’s Tazuko Ajiro Monane and Noma Reischauer Prizes. The ceremony and reception were co-sponsored by the Japanese Language Program and the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies.Established in 1991, the Tazuko Ajiro Monane prize recognizes undergraduate students who have demonstrated past achievement and strong potential for future contributions to the study of Japan. Recipients are chosen among undergraduate students who have completed at least 2 years of Japanese, and are currently continuing their study of Japanese at Harvard. This year’s recipient is Zoe Lu. Lu began studying Japanese at Harvard during her sophomore year and has since progressed rapidly, currently taking 5th year level Japanese in addition to completing her studies in psychology and neurobiology. Kageyama-Hunt praised her “extraordinary fluency and eloquence” in the Japanese language as well as her efforts to foster cultural exchange as a member of Harvard Kendo Club. Read Full Storylast_img read more

Top news of the week December 24-29

first_imgLNG World News Staff Image courtesy of Exmar Shell’s Prelude FLNG kicks off productionShell’s giant Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility located offshore Western Australia has started production on Tuesday, December 25.Woodside picks Bechtel for Pluto LNG train 2 FEEDAustralian LNG player Woodside has awarded a contract to Bechtel to undertake front-end engineering design (FEED) for the Pluto train 2 project located north-west of Karratha, Western Australia.Exmar’s FLNG leaves China heading for Argentinian jobBelgium’s Exmar, the Nicolas Saverys-led shipowner, said its Caribbean FLNG, to be renamed Tango FLNG, departed China and set course for Argentina.Keppel scores ice-class LNG bunkering vessel buildKeppel Offshore & Marine, through its unit, Keppel Singmarine, clinched contracts worth a combined value of about S$300 million ($218.9 million) that include the design and construction of an ice-class LNG bunker vessel.GasLog orders new LNG pair at SHI as Cheniere exercises charter optionMonaco-based LNG shipper GasLog has ordered an LNG carrier pair at the South Korean Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard to serve newly agreed charter deals with Cheniere.last_img read more

Greek side AEK Athens sign Nigerian striker Enobakhare

first_img Promoted ContentBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesThese Are The Best Stargazing Locations You Can Find On Earth8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually TrueThe Best Cars Of All TimeThe Models Of Paintings Whom The Artists Were Madly In Love WithFantastic-Looking (and Probably Delicious) Bread ArtThe Funniest Prankster Grandma And Her Grandson10 Most Evil Female Characters In Disney Movies5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime “It is a great move [the transfer to AEK] and I am happy to be here. To be honest, I searched the internet, like YouTube, for how the team plays and trains, and I think it will fit my gameplay,” Enobakhare told the club website. “So I’m happy to be here. I don’t want to talk about myself so much, I think the stadium will ‘talk’ about me.” Enobakhare was part of the Wolves team that gained promotion to the Premier League after winning the 2017/18 Championship title. The 12-time league champions AEK are currently third on the league table with 56 points from 29 games, and will hope the addition of the forward will boost their chances of qualifying to play European football next season. read also:Besiktas in talks with Bright Enobakhare Enobakhare, who had two appearances for the Nigerian U23 team, will look to impress with the Greek side to boost his Super Eagles chances. The forward could make his debut for his new club when they take on Aris in a Cup tie on Wednesday. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 The Nigerian striker departed Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers last month by mutual agreement, having been with the side since 2014. The forward, who rose through the ranks at Wolves, broke into the first team in 2015 and made 41 league appearances for the side during his stay. Enobakhare also had loan spells with Scottish club Kilmarnock, Coventry City and Wigan Athletic before permanently leaving Wolves. On Saturday, AEK heralded the arrival of the former Northfield Town centre-forward after signing a three-year deal with the Greek club. The striker is delighted to team up with the Athens Olympic Stadium side and explained he has been observing their style of play.Advertisement Greek Super League club, AEK Athens, have announced the signing of Bright Enobakhare on a free transfer. Loading… last_img read more