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Mukogawa Women's University

Mukogawa Women's University
武庫川女子大学
Motto “High intelligence, noble sentiments, lofty virtues.”
Established February 25, 1939
Type Private university
President Naosuke Itoigawa
Students 7,700
Location Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan
Campus Central Campus, Hama-Koshien Campus, Kami-Koshien Campus
Colours Red, White
Mascot Lavy
Affiliations Kansai Association of Universities for Adult Education
Website http://www.mukogawa-u.ac.jp

Mukogawa Women's University (武庫川女子大学 Mukogawa Joshi Daigaku) is a private university located near Koshien Stadium in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo, Japan. The school was founded in 1939.

The school has an international branch campus in Spokane, Washington, USA: Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute.[1]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Departments 2
    • School of Letters 2.1
    • School of Human Environmental Sciences 2.2
    • School of Music 2.3
    • School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2.4
  • Graduate Schools 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

  • Feb 25, 1939 Educational Corporation Mukogawa Gakuin established by Kiichiro Koe
  • Apr 1, 1939 Mukogawa Girls' High School founded
  • Apr 1, 1946 Mukogawa Women's Academy founded
  • Apr 1, 1947 Mukogawa Women's University junior High School founded
  • Jun 12, 1947 Emperor Hirohito visits Mukogawa
  • Apr 1, 1948 Mukogawa Women's University Senior High School founded
  • Apr 1, 1950 Junior College Division established
  • Oct 30, 1956 The Emperor and the Empress visit Mukogawa
  • Apr 1, 1966 Graduate School Master's Course established
  • Apr 30, 1967 Akira Kusaka appointed President of University and Junior College
  • Apr 1, 1979 University Kindergarten established
  • Sep 6, 1981 Founder Kiichiro Koe dies
  • Sep 25, 1981 Akira Kusaka inaugurated as Chairman of the Board and Chancellor
  • Apr 1, 1985 One-year graduate programs established
  • Apr 1. 1989 Graduate School Doctor's Course established
  • Jan 31, 1990 Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute established in Spokane, Washington U.S.A.
  • Nov 6, 1999 Sixtieth anniversary celebrated
  • Sep 1, 2001 Chairman of the Board, Chancellor and President Akira Kusaka dies
  • Sep 2, 2001 Ryo Okawara inaugurated as Chairman of the Board and Chancellor
  • Sep 2, 2001 Toshiharu Yamamoto appointed President of University and Junior College
  • Apr 1, 2006 Junichi Kunitomo appointed President of University and Junior College

Departments

School of Letters

  • Department of Japanese Language and Literature
  • Department of English
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Health and Sports Sciences
  • Department of Psychology and Social Welfare

School of Human Environmental Sciences

  • Department of Human Environmental Sciences
  • Department of Food Science and Nutrition
  • Department of Informatics and Mediology
  • Department of Architecture

School of Music

  • Department of Performing Arts, School of Music
  • Department of Applied Music, School of Music

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Department of Pharmacy
  • Department of Health and Bio-pharmaceutical Sciences

Graduate Schools

  • Graduate School of Human Environmental Sciences
  • Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Graduate School of Clinical Education

References

  1. ^ http://www.mfwi.edu/

External links

  • 武庫川女子大学[Mukogawa Women's University] official site
  • Mukogawa Women's University official English site
  • Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute official English site
  • Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute official Japanese site
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