Japan's Kinki University changes name to silence the jokes

Apr 1, 2016

Japan's Kinki University changes name to silence the jokes

In a move aimed at sparing its students and faculty embarrassment, a private university on Friday ditched its distracting English name for a more benign moniker. Kinki University in Osaka Prefecture became Kindai University, holding a ceremony to unveil a plate bearing the new name ...

Kinki University fish lab opening Ginza eatery

Oct 30, 2013

Kinki University fish lab opening Ginza eatery

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A fisheries research lab at Kinki University in Wakayama Prefecture is poised to make a smashing debut in the heart of Japan's gourmet capital: Ginza. The private university will open a fish restaurant in the glitzy Tokyo district on Dec. 2, serving tuna, red sea ...