Tuesday, July 14, 2020It has been almost six months since the first signs of the coronavirus made an impact on the University of Minnesota—affecting our Chinese students home for winter break and those who were studying abroad in China. Since then the world, the state, and the University have come to terms with the full impact of this deadly virus.
Thursday, July 9, 2020The China Center’s Sping Lin and Ying-Ngoh T. Lin Visiting Scholars fellowship allowed Dr. Tracy Wang to sponsor the year-long visit of Dr. Jun Li from China’s Southwest University of Political Science and Law. Together, they have...
Friday, June 19, 2020Chang Wang and Alexander Morawa, both experienced lawyers and senior partners at Kingsfield Law Office, explored questions around possible liability or legal consequences under public international law and U.S. law for the...
Intensive Chinese Language in Beijing
Before arriving [in China], I had taken two semesters of Chinese at the University of Minnesota. I was very nervous about not being able to communicate my ideas clearly because of the CET language pledge.
Reflecting on My Chinese-American Identity
I applied to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Summer Exchange Program because I wanted to step out of my comfort zone and challenge myself.
My experience studying abroad was such a profound experience that it is so difficult to put into words. The entire semester seemed to go by in a blur. Everyday I had classes that started at 8 a.m. and meetings with my tutor three times a week.