Masako Toki Articles

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As Atomic Bomb Survivors Age, They’re Motivating the Next Generation on Disarmament

Even in a pandemic, Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb survivors remind the world that nuclear weapons remain an existential threat.

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Summer Undergraduate Nonproliferation Fellows Present Research Projects

The program proceeded in a fully online format for the second summer in a row due to the ongoing pandemic.

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CNS Continues to Enhance Nonproliferation Education for Future Leaders

CNS hosts 13 undergraduate fellows for the Summer 2021 Undergraduate Nonproliferation Fellowship.

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The Role of Youth as Change Agents for Nuclear Disarmament

High School Students from the US, Japan, and Russia discuss solutions to nuclear threats at the Online Critical Issues Forum Spring Student Conference.

Celebrating Women in Nonproliferation

Women colleagues lead initiatives, publish innovative nonproliferation research, serve as mentors, and speak at conferences (or webinars, in the era of COVID-19).

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Critical Issues Forum 3rd Speaker Series: “Rebooting Memories” with Hibakusha

Visualizations help students empathize with the suffering caused by the atomic bombing of Japan.

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CIF Students Meet with the UN Youth Champions for Disarmament

VIDEO: High School students from Japan, Russia and the US join forces for a world free of nuclear weapons.

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Successful Completion of 2020-2021 Online Undergraduate Fellowship

Fellows were not able to meet in-person but fostered friendships and bonds while navigating through challenging times.

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Inspiring Future Leaders in CIF

VIDEO: Lovely Umayam speaks to high school students from Japan, Russia, the US, and Nigeria.

A Hybrid Education Model in Practice

A successful conclusion to phase one of the 2020 Undergraduate Fellowship.