Special events include lectures, panel discussions and the return of the ever-popular international festival.
Tohoku University has won the tournament for an unprecedented fourth time in a row.
The ceremony, held at Kawauchi Hagi Hall, celebrated the achievements of 401 graduating students from Japan and 34 other countries around the world.
The collaboration with renowned Japanese confectioner Shiromatsuga Monaka Honpo is called "I am a Cat who likes Yokan," and features the university's logo.
Researchers invented and tested a versatile method to measure fluid flow velocities, something that could boost the performance and fuel-efficiency of aircraft.
Combining two common forms of therapy for early state lymph node metastasis, the treatment was shown to be superior to conventional chemotherapy.
Tohoku University scientists have discovered that certain genes in mice undergo changes when processing traumatic memories.
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