What does “overtourism” or tourism pollution mean? 観光公害「オーバーツーリズム」とは

世界の著名な観光地が今、「オーバーツーリズム」の問題に悩まされている。タイ政府がこのほど、アメリカ映画「ザ・ビーチ」の撮影地として名を広めた同国南部ピピ・レイ島のマヤ湾で、今年6月から4カ月間、観光客の入域を禁止することを決定したのもオーバーツーリズム対策の一環だ。 Overtourism occurs when tourists visit a destination beyond its acceptable limit, causing grave impacts on the life of local residents, its environment and ecosystem. …

Preparing for global lack of protein Spirulina touted as king of superfoods 世界のタンパク質危機に備える スーパーフードの王様〝スピルリナ″とは

Çタベルモの親会社「ちとせグループ」が運営する情報サイト「藻ディア(Modia)」によると、スピルリナは藍藻(らんそう)類に属する全長0・3~0・5ミリの螺旋(らせん)状の微細藻類で、35億年前に地球上に誕生し、マヤ文明の時代から人々の貴重な栄養源の1つとして世界中で食されてきたという長い歴史を持つ。ビタミン、ミネラル、タンパク質など5大栄養素をはじめ、食物繊維、抗酸化作用のある植物性色素など、実に60種類以上の栄養素をバランスよく含んでおり、「スーパーフードの王様」と称されることもある。 Along with spirulina, chia seeds, quinoa and acai ha …

Companies may keep watching your SNS account What job-hunting students should heed 企業はあなたのアカウントを監視する? ―就活生が注意すべきこととは―

The Nihon Keizai Shimbun reported that one of the venture companies it polled replied, “We never fail to check the SNS blogs of job applicants to see their ‘true’ self in daily life.” WORKPORT Inc., a personnel placement agency, carried out what it called a “survey of recruitment staff’s real intent …

Practice Chuo’s philosophy “Knowledge into Action” Prof. Miyashita talks about “Research Festa” リサーチ・フェスタは「行動する知性」実践の場 宮下紘・総合政策学部准教授に聞く

“Research Festa”, an annual forum of research presentations by Chuo University’s Faculty of Policy Studies (FPS) students, was launched four years ago. Hiroshi Miyashita, an FPS associate professor, has been associated with the event as judge since its inauguration. Students who attend his seminar h …

Putting heart and soul into song leading Shinzawa recalls her four years at Chuo ソングリーディングに情熱燃やした4年間 ―総合政策学部国際政策文化学科・新澤美沙さんに聞く―

Spring is a turning point in life for students. As a new academic year begins, some leave school to set out into the world and others advance to the next grade to continue their studies. Some may be full of hopes and others may feel uneasy prior to their new challenges. Hakumon Herald interviewed Mi …

Learning the importance of challenging Soeda and Shikishi tell Hakumon Herald 学んだことは挑戦することの重要性 ―商学部会計学科・添田洋平さん、経済学部経済学科・色紙悠さん―

More than a thousand audiences come to see the school’s annual “Miss and Mister Chuo” pageant. As Chuo’s faces of the year, contestants set the mood for various campus events during the runup to the contest. They make serious efforts to be successful, hoping to bring some changes to their present st …

A student club challenges to grow future entrepreneurs Interview with representative of Chuo’s Venture & Leaders 中央大学から日本を担う未来の経営者を ―Venture & Leaders代表に聞く―

A student club named “Venture & Leaders” was organized at Chuo University last year. This club, which had 18 members as of March this year, aims at developing human resources for next-generation Japan by providing students with opportunities to start up a business or experience corporate interns …