The International Cultural Evening is likely to remain one of the highlights of the cold season of 2016/2017. With energy levels constantly maxed out and food as diverse as the colors of the rainbow, ICE always brings something to the table no other event does in the region. As one spectator said to another with genuine enthusiasm, "these guys are on fire"!
The Keio Medical Science Prize has been awarded to Katalin Karikó "for the discovery of Specific RNA Modification Leading to mRNA Vaccine Development", as announced on 15 September 2021, Japan time. The researcher, who holds a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Szeged, will receive a certificate of merit, medal, and a monetary award of 10 million yen for her work.