SOPHIA magazine is a publication of Sophia University highlighting stories about students, faculty, and alumni. The print edition is published twice a year by Office of Public Relations. The magazine is also available online.

SOPHIA magazine Vol. 16 published in August, 2023

Sophia University’s 110th Anniversary: Enduring Spirit

Three-dimentional Structures Hold Key to Function of Nucletic Acid Drugs
Jiro Kondo, Professor, Department of Materials and Life Sciences

Midwives Must Have Cultural Competence in the Medicalization of Pregnancy and Childbirth
Rie Sayama, Associate Professor, Department of Nursing

Student Interview:
To Grow Together as Fellow Human Beings
Tetsutaro Taguchi, 3rd-year, Department of Hispanic Studies

Cambodians Regain Their Pride through the Restoration of Angkor Wat
Yoshiaki Ishizawa, Director of Sophia Asia Center for Research and Human Development, Former President of Sophia University

From Campus:
Enriching Communication and Knowledge of Japanese Culture
Programs and events for international students offered by SSIC

Cherishing Our Roots and Contributing to a Better World
Fr. Sali Augustine,S.J., Chancellor, Sophia School Corporation
Fr. Tsutomu Sakuma, S.J., Provincial of Japan Province of the Society of Jesus

Back Issues

Special Issue “POPE FRANCIS at SOPHIA”

Contents– On Pope Francis’ Challenges for Us All
Fr. Tsutomu Sakuma, S.J., Chancellor of Sophia School Corporation
Dr. Yoshiaki Terumichi, President of Sophia University

– Address of His Holiness at Sophia University

– Pope Francis: A Lifelong Spirit of Openness and Acceptance
Fr. Juan Haidar, S.J., Professor of Faculty of Theology

Special Issue “Global Leaders Connected with Sophia”

– Sophia Students Video Chat with Pope Francis
– UN Secretary-General António Guterres Lecture and Dialogues with Students

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