Learn how Eric’s career as an acupuncturist gave him a chance to go back to Hikone.
Read the story of JCMU 2017-18 alum Bridget Hanchek, and discover how Hikone became a home away from home.
As Joseph writes, there is nothing comparable to immersing yourself in a foreign culture.
Summertime means fireworks for both Japan and the US, but is anything different?
Read why Joey encourages future JCMU students to “not forget your roots.”
Read why Aaron encourages future JCMU students to “be yourself, study hard, participate in everything, and interact with the people of Hikone.”
How does Japan see so little damage from so many disasters?
Learn how a group of students immersed themselves in Japanese religion by living with Buddhists.
Japanese food is more than just fish and noodles. Explore the wonderful world of Japanese bakeries, and some of the pastries they offer.
Read the story of JCMU 2017 Teaching English in Japan alum Cassie Walker, and discover how JCMU gave her the courage and experience needed to reach her goals.