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Iwate University (National)

岩手大学

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[Iwate University]
image by Zachary Harden, 8 January 2023



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Located in Morioka City Iwate Prefecture and established in 1949. The flag is green field charged with a white emblem in the center. The design of the "大學" (university) superimposed on a paulownia leaf and flower, which is also the flower of Iwate Prefecture, was selected first by a vote of all students, and the design was adopted in 1952. The design was conceived by Tokutaro Fujiwara, a professor in the Department of Special Art and Design, Faculty of Arts and Sciences. The university campus is surrounded by a variety of trees and has a rich natural landscape, and green was chosen as the university color to represent this.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 13 December 2022