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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.11 published in March, 2021

Online Version of Vol.11

The Light Beyond COVID-19
Yoshiaki Terumichi, President of Sophia University

Moving Forward in the Age of COVID-19
-Initiatives for Students, Sciety, and the Future
-COVID-19 Timeline: Sophia, Japan, and the World
-Symposium "COVID-19 crisis and the United Nations"
-From Residence Halls

New Master's Program in International Cooperation Studies at Sophia: Preparing Students for Global Careers
Yasuhiro Ueki, Professor, Graduate School of Global Studies
Yashishi Hirosato, Professor, Center for Global Education and Discovery

Learning from Traditional Craft Production Centers; Secrets of Sustainability
Kozo Yamada, Professor, Department of Management

The Message of Haruki Murakami's Magical Realism
Matthew Strecher, Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts

Sadako Ogata's Spirit Lives on: Overcoming Global Crises Together

Lighting the Way for Refugee Integration into Society
Gabriela Nakano, Faculty of Liberal Arts
Sarah Birkley, Faculty of Liberal Arts

Students Respond to the New Normal Under COVID-19
What Has Been on the Minds of our Students in the Midst of the Pandemic, and What Action Have They Felt Impelled to Take?

From Campus
Counseling Center
Sophia Student Integration Commons

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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