With the Club set to host its annual Independence Day celebration, American Members reminisce about summer traditions from back home.
Cannonballs off the diving board. A burst of dust when the baseball smacks the mitt. Lounging in lawn chairs while fireworks crackle in the night sky overhead.
What’s the attraction of running in a desolate, Arctic tundra?
The only thing to chill Thierry Cohen’s ever-present grin has been the Arctic temperatures that froze his eye shut.
With the support of the Club, one researcher is working toward a greener energy future for her home country.
Standing before a packed Club ballroom, decked out in an embroidered jacket native to her Kazakhstan homeland, Saule Zholdayakova recites an African proverb: “When you educate a man, you educate a man. When you educate a woman, you educate a generation.”
Learning English changed me. I played baseball in high school and didn’t really attend classes, but still I wanted to go to university.
That meant taking examinations and English was one of them. I had to improve my English and found a school that was considered the strictest school in Japan, where speaking Japanese was forbidden.