Former Ambassador of Japan to the United States Ichiro Fujisaki will speak Weds., March 20, from 3:30 - 5:00 PM in Student Union 340 as part of the 6th annual International Speaker Series for UNC Charlotte. Fujisaki will present A New Look at U.S.-Japan Relations with an opportunity for questions from the audience after his presentation. The International Speaker Series is free and open to the campus community.
After serving as the Ambassador of Japan to the United States from 2008 – 2012, Fujisaki was installed as President of the America-Japan Society, a non-profit and non-political organization with a mission to promote understanding between the United States and Japan. He is also a distinguished professor at Sophia University and Keio University, both in Tokyo, Japan.
The Office of Waste Reduction & Recycling and the Facilities Management Grounds Department will organize a Campus-Wide Cleanup in conjunction with our Earth Day Festival. The Campus Cleanup project will take place from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM on Wednesday, April 9 and will be coordinated from three points on campus: the Belk Tower, the CHHS plaza (in front of the Student Union), and the Motorsports building at the CRI campus. We will also coordinate the second Spring Tree Planting from 10:00 AM - 12 noon on the same day.
The Charlotte Green Initiative and E.A.R.T.H. Club are organizing student volunteers to pick up trash and recyclables throughout the day.