At NAIST, the Victorian tradition of afternoon tea time has taken on a different meaning and purpose. Unlike the conventional scones, biscuits, or cakes, this Tea Time includes some light snacks from different parts of the world.
The ancient capital of Japan, Nara, is a treasure trove of rich culture, tradition, and sites that are accessible from NAIST. Continue reading
The NAIST Global Student Network (GSK) is on a mission to save the environment, and some students’ wallets along the way. The GSK reopened the Recycling Market last April 2 to 4, and we had the opportunity to have a look and a quick interview with the head of the event. Despite the many challenges, this year’s run of the Recycling Market is one of the most successful yet!
Every year, a number of NAIST students take part in Japan TENT, a week-long homestay program in Ishikawa prefecture. For the program’s 30-year anniversary, past participants tell their stories in this post.
Do you dream of robots doing your laundry? Or cleaning the kitchen? Then maybe you should come to the NAIST Open Campus on 24 February 2018.
The NAIST Tea Ceremony Club (茶道会, sadoukai) held a traditional tea ceremony last November 15, in a Japanese-style room (和室, washitsu) within the University Cafeteria.
The Takayama Science Town Festival is held annually to promote science and educational research for Takayama-citizens of all ages. NAIST participates in this event through its own Open Campus, preparing exhibitions and demonstrations in the most fun way. Last November 12 was a crisp Autumn day, perfect for this event’s fifth-year run.
The Yoshikawa Cup (Ekiden Taikai), a traditional annual relay race at NAIST to deepen the friendship among students and staff, was held on November 1 for the 23rd time.
…a wickedly awesome Halloween Party that is! This November 2, people in and around NAIST came together and dressed silly for the annual Halloween Party, organized by the Global Student Network (GSK). And for the first time ever in the history of NAIST student parties, the party was held in the Millennium Hall Lounge.
What better way to get to know your peers than pulling some stubborn weeds together? A community party after pulling some stubborn weeds together! Campus Clean-Up Day is a chance to finally meet all the other NAISTers locking themselves up in their labs, all in the name of science and service! Students, faculty, and staff all come together for an afternoon of community service and camaraderie.