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Dr. Teo (CJS Affiliate) and Dr. Fetters' (CJS Member) study from CJS's "Saving 10,000" events published

The article is titled: Brief gatekeeper training for suicide prevention in an ethnic minority population: a controlled intervention

CJS Affiliate, Prof. Kenneth Mori McElwain, discusses voting turnout among 18-19 year-olds on NHK World

Three days after the first national election in Japan since the voting age was lowered from 20 to 18...

The Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) promotes and disseminates research on Japan, fosters communication among diverse disciplines, and encourages new approaches in the understanding of Japan and its place in the world. Read more.

The Publications Program of the Center for Japanese Studies publishes research on Japan by scholars from around the world. 

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Take a listen to CJS Radio Hour, our new podcasts on Soundcloud. CJS Radio Hour is hosted by Brad Hammond, our Engaged Learning Coordinator, and features interviews with U-M faculty as well as guests and visitors. Mac users here. Windows users here.


We strive to support our students and faculty on the front lines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, CJS needs you—because the world needs Victors.