Media Center

In the News

Dec. 7, 2018, Ulrike Schaede quoted in CNBC, "Soul-searching is in order for Nissan's board after Ghosn allegations, governance experts say"

June 15, 2018, "Artificial Intelligence and the future of society," GPS News

Feb. 21, 2017, "Connecting the dots on the U.S.-Japan relationship," GPS News 

Nov. 18, 2016, "Helping one woman at a time," GPS News 

Oct. 12, 2016, “UC San Diego Foundation Welcomes 10 New Trustees” featuring JFIT Director Ulrike Schaede, UC San Diego News

Aug. 19, 2016, "JFIT broadens health sciences gateway between Japan and San Diego," GPS News

July 11, 2016, “UC San Diego to open office in life science cluster in Tokyo to promote international collaborations,” UC San Diego News

June 17, 2016, “A day in the life of a GSR” featuring JFIT GSR Maya Reynolds, GPS News

May 13, 2016, "Conference puts entrepreneurship and innovation in the forefront", GPS News

April 15, 2016, Ulrike Schaede quoted in The Wall Street Journal ”Mitsubishi’s Long-Lived Success Points to Weakness in Japan’s Economy”

April 14, 2016, "Getting down to business about JFIT", GPS News featuring Takashi Kiyoizumi

Jan. 26, 2016, Ulrike Schaede quoted in OZY, “The Maverick King of the Internet”

Oct. 28, 2015, Ulrike Schaede quoted in The Wall Street Journal, “Toyota Shakes Up a Japanese Tradition”

Oct. 20, 2015, GPS News "Reiko Akiike strikes up scholarly exchange at UC San Diego"

June 8-14, 2015, San Diego Business Journal "Rising in the West"

May 31, 2015, UCSD Guardian "GPS Opens Global Forum for Japanese Studies"

May 29, 2015, GPS News "JFIT: Through the director’s eyes"

May 27, 2015, Sun Times "Japanese IT Business Donates $300K to UCSD"

May 22, 2015, San Diego Metropolitan Daily Business Report

May 20, 2015, UC San Diego News "UC San Diego Launches Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology" 


May 18, 2015, event titled "Japan and San Diego: An Evening of Art and Science" (photo gallery) (video)

May 19, 2015, conference titled "New Approaches for the Promotion of Innovation, Science and Technology: Bridging Japan and San Diego" (photo gallery)


Visit the official Vimeo channel of the School to watch public talks and interviews. This site host's JFIT videos as well as school-wide videos arranged by various topics, countries and regions. 

Biomedical Research: Lessons from Global Health

Asian Internet Companies and the Global IT Industry Dynamics

Japan and San Diego: An Evening of Art and Science

The Global IT Industry and Entrepreneurship: Where Did We Come From and Where Are We Headed?