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SOPHIA magazine

the Magazine for friends of Sophia University all over the world

SOPHIA magazine is for friends of Sophia University all over the world. The magazine covers University events and activities, history, and research. It also reports on feature stories about Sophians - faculty, students, and alumni.

The print edition is published twice a year, in summer and winter by Office of Public Relations. The online version is also available.

[NEW] SOPHIA magazine Vol.13 published in March, 2022

Online Version of Vol.13

The Ignatian Year
Father Sung-il Lee, Director of the Catholic Jesuit Center
Father Hitoshi Kawamura, Dean of Faculty of Theology

The Next Stage for SDGs Initiatives - Sophia University Launches Sustainability Promotion Office
Tetsuo Morishita, Vice President for Global Academic Affairs
Student staffers of Sustainability Promotion Office

Alumni Interview: Mother's Words Open Son's Eyes to Wide World
Akio Morishita, President of Seiko Watch Corporation

Hope for Future Lies in Younger Generation and Solidarity
Amina J.Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General
María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly
Daisaku Higashi, Professor of Center for Global Education and Discovery

Research: Hydrogen Can Do Double Duty-The Future of Electricity Storage Systems
Tsuyoshi Yagai, Professor, Department of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Research: A Society in Which Everyone Has Right to Participate
Chie Kasahara, Associate Professor, Department of Social Services

Student interview: Drawing from Personal Experience to Empower Youth
Tomohiro Löer, Faculty of Liberal Arts

Online Platform Brings Japanese and German Students Together
Yuri Komatsubara, Associate Professor, Department of German Literature
Chisako Ogasawara, Department of German Literature

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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

Online version available here

Special Issue "Global Leaders connected with Sophia"

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

Online version available here