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TOKYO MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 9, 2022
Court orders Tokyo Medical University to pay damages over rigged exams
The university admitted in 2018 that it had been marking down exam scores since at least 2006 to curb female enrollment.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 20, 2022
Former education ministry official found guilty of bribery in Japan
The court sentenced Futoshi Sano, 62, formerly of the ministry's Science and Technology Policy Bureau, to two years and six months in prison, suspended for five years.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 17, 2021
62.1% of Japanese willing to have COVID-19 vaccination, survey says
The poll by a team from Tokyo Medical University found that women and younger generations are less accepting of vaccines.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 6, 2020
Court orders exam-rigging Tokyo Medical University to return test fees
The school, which rigged its entrance exams to limit mostly female enrollment, is obligated to reimburse those who were penalized.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 26, 2019
No misconduct this year at 10 medical schools with previous admissions irregularities, ministry says
Ten medical schools were found to have not rigged entrance examinations this year, an education ministry survey revealed Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 21, 2019
Women pass scandal-hit Tokyo Medical University's entrance exam at higher rate than men
The ratio for women was 20.2 percent, 0.4 percentage point higher than that of men, following revelations of years of gender-based discrimination.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 22, 2019
33 women sue Tokyo Medical University over rigged entrance exams
Thirty-three women filed a damages suit Friday against Tokyo Medical University, claiming it rigged its entrance exams in favor of male candidates and deprived them of admission.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 22, 2019
Government cuts off subsidies to Tokyo Medical University over entrance exam discrimination
The institution was among several found to have discriminated against female applicants in entrance examinations.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 1, 2019
Top Japan news of 2018
The Japan Times newsroom selected the following domestic news stories as the most important of 2018.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 17, 2018
In lawsuit, consumer group alleges discrimination by Tokyo Medical University
The Consumers Organization of Japan is demanding that test fees and associated costs be paid back to the impacted applicants.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 14, 2018
Nine medical schools in Japan rigged entrance exams to benefit men and relatives of alumni, ministry report says
The ministry will start preparing rules to ensure fairness in the entrance exams for the 2020 year and beyond.
JAPAN
Nov 7, 2018
Tokyo Medical University to accept applicants rejected due to rigging
A total of 101 students rejected in 2017 and 2018, many of them women, will be able to attend classes from the next school year if they wish.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 30, 2018
Women demand compensation from Tokyo Medical University over rigged entrance exams
Women who applied unsuccessfully to Tokyo Medical University are demanding it pay a total of ¥7.69 million ($68,600) in compensation for manipulating entrance exam results in favor of male applicants, their lawyers said Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 24, 2018
Women to demand compensations from Tokyo Medical University over entrance exam rigging
Women who applied unsuccessfully to Tokyo Medical University intend to demand compensation from the school for manipulating entrance exam results in favor of male applicants and hiding the discriminatory practice, their lawyers said Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 15, 2018
Showa University admits improper practices in medical school admissions, but denies gender discrimination
The development comes as the education ministry probes irregularities involving 81 universities with medical schools, following revelations of systems disadvantaging women and older applicants.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Oct 13, 2018
Can female surgeons dismantle stereotypes in Japan?
The long-running American TV series "Grey's Anatomy" is popular because of the way it mixes standard medical drama with mushy romantic intrigue, but another part of its appeal is the makeup of its characters. The drama takes place in the surgical department of a Seattle hospital, and half the doctors...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 12, 2018
More medical schools in Japan suspected of manipulating test scores of female applicants, minister reveals
More medical schools were found to have disadvantaged female applicants in their entrance exams, in a survey taken after the discovery that a Tokyo medical university had manipulated test scores to curb female enrollment, education minister Masahiko Shibayama said Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 1, 2018
Support group for victims of Tokyo Medical University's discriminatory admissions policies urges investigators to reveal scores
A support group for those subject to discrimination through Tokyo Medical University's admissions policies, which favored male students, said Monday it had requested that the university's third-party investigation release the scores of students who took the exams and want to know their scores.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 25, 2018
Tokyo Medical University approves first woman president in wake of sexism scandal
Tokyo Medical University formally approved its first woman president Tuesday, following the recent discovery that it had manipulated entrance exam scores for many years to curb female enrollment.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Sep 22, 2018
The problem with padding employment records in Japan
In August, it was reported that central government ministries and agencies, not to mention national legislative offices and local governments, have for years been fulfilling their legal responsibility to hire certain numbers of people with disabilities by fudging criteria for determining what qualifies...

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