Jiggle Friday

As I was cycling around my neighborhood yesterday, I noticed two of the sakura trees had bloomed.  So of course I stopped, got off my bike, and snapped a picture.  And it was a great reminder of how even when the world feels like it is in chaos, we can still count on nature to reassure us

Go to the Mat!

There is a famous line in Francis Ford Coppolla's, 1972 Academy Award winning film "The Godfather", that says, "We go the mattresses".  This line was made famous again in Nora Ephron's 1998 romantic comedy, "You've Got Mail".  Essentially, "go to the mattresses" is an expression that means to prepare for battle.


Learning to Love, Loving to Learn





Robert Kneller - J.D., M.D., M.P.H, Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST), University of Tokyo

Yuki Nakamura - Ph.D. in the field of organometallic catalysis, University of Tokyo, Assistant Professor, Division of Advanced Education in Science, University of Tokyo

Mika Makinen – M.Sc. Electrical Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, CXO at mikAdvance, Japan Region Representative at Tacto Tek Inc and. Ginolis Ltd.

Daiki Horikawa -  M.S., Ph.D, Biology, Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University, Project Assistant Professor, Keio University

Bianca McCarthy - Ph.D. in Medical Science (Photo-protection by Vitamin D Compounds), University of Queensland, Research Scientist, Global Innovation Centre, Shiseido Co. Ltd, Yokohama

Hideo Niwa - MSc in Dentistry, Nihon University of Medicine in Tokyo, Associate Professor, Nihon University School of Dentistry at Matsudo

Paulo Debenest - Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering - Tokyo Institute of Technology, o wner of a robotics company - HiBot

Lena Akai - Ph.D. in Medical Science, Showa University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Clinical Researcher, Department of Psychosocial Medicine, National Center for Child Health and Development

Kwangrok Chang - Ph.D., Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Representative Director, Co-Founder at MOTiV Research co.

Otis Richardson – MBA,Admissions Counselor, SNS Content Creator at Temple University, Japan Campus, Minato, Tokyo.

Ryan Van Loh – B.Sc. Honours, Portland State University (Physics and History), Science Curriculum Coordinator at St. Mary's International School