Report of the 1st Lecture on the Work-Life Balance

2013-10-16

On October 10th, we held a lecture meeting themed on work-life balance, inviting Mr. Masaki Matsunaga (Representative of Globe Corporation) as the speaker. This lecture was aimed chiefly at students chiefly in order to present them the opportunity to consider work-life balance, with the vision of fostering members of society with a high consciousness of gender equality. The number of attendants, students and faculty members, was 65 in total. The lecture by the theme “The work-life balance of your own style – How to find what you really want to do” was followed by a workshop for the participants to “discuss” with each other, and this became a good occasion…Continue reading

Lecture on “Work-Life Balance” to be Held

2013-10-08

On Thursday, October 10th, we will hold a lecture presentation on work-life balance, aimed at the students of this university. Mr. Masaki Matsunaga, a now-popular lecturer will make his first lecture in Yamanashi prefecture. The title is “The work-life balance of your own style – How to find what you really want to do.” What is “work-life balance”?Can work and private life be compatible? I can hardly picture my future vision… If you have such questions, you are very much welcome to attend this lecture. After the lecture we will have a convivial party, and we hope there will be many participants. We appreciate your cooperation to let us know…Continue reading

Report of the Seminar for How to Write English Essays

2013-10-01

Report of the Seminar for How to Write English Essays   On September 30, we held a seminar for how to write English essays. We invited Ms. Melinda Hull (Cactus Communications) as the lecturer. 45 researchers and students of this university, including 29 female researchers and students, attended the seminar and learned the necessary preparation and construction method of English essay writing, along with the writing errors often found in essays written by Japanese.   Unlike the formatting and the grammar, the construction of treatise can hardly be corrected by a third person, therefore a direct translation by the author who really understands the content is essential. This time the…Continue reading

Notice of Exhibition “Sculptures to Feel by Hands”

2013-09-20

Notice of Exhibition “Sculptures to Feel by Hands”   As a part of the adoptive operation of 2013 Strategy/ Public Offering Project(※), Yuko Takesue, a sculptor/ associate professor of Graduate School of Pedagogy of this university, will hold an exhibition “Sculptures to Feel by Hands” in cooperation with Noriko Shibata (sculptor), Shoko Furuya (associate professor of Yamanashi Prefectural University, sculptor), Yamanashi-residing world-class young artists, and with Yamanashi Prefectural University and University of Yamanashi. The appreciation of sculptures may be regarded difficult, but this exhibition is to enjoy sculptures “by touching and feeling the shape and the material by hand”. We look forward to your visit, bringing your friends. (※) Strategy/…Continue reading

Seminar for How to Write English Essays to be held

2013-09-05

Seminar for How to Write English Essays to be held   As a practical support for female researchers’ research activities, our office will hold a seminar for how to write English essays. Female researchers often have to tackle a treatise in writing with limited time. They must balance their works and their private lives, but the quality of their writing cannot be sacrificed. In English writing, “formatting” and “grammar” can be checked and corrected by a third person, but the formation of the dissertation is based on the author’s comprehension, and cannot be easily proofread. So it is essential and valuable for the researchers to acquire skills in composition of…Continue reading