President’s Column

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President’s Column is a series of writings on various topics, personally penned by President Kiyohiro Houkin.


Column #1 |June 1, 2023
Nostalgic visit to Massachussetts — Returning to an alma mater-in-spirit —


Column #2 |July 12, 2023
An enigmatic photo from 1879


Column #3 |August 30, 2023

Education and Research as soft power


Column #4 | October 20, 2023

Learning from the 150-year-old struggles of our great predecessors


Column #5 | December 21, 2023

The day the language barrier disappears


Column #6 | February 21, 2024

87th in the World


Column #7 | April 10, 2024

Oppenheimer and AI


Column #8 | May 22, 2024

The weak yen and universities—Japan’s research in jeopardy


The first series of the column, written in Japanese, can be found from the following link: https://www.hokudai.ac.jp/president/opinion.html



Updated on   May 22, 2024

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