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Spring Break: A Visit to the Southern Ute Nation

May 1, 2013 |

by Junfei Tian


What images first come to mind when thinking about life on Native American lands?  A tribal elder wearing a colorful headdress with eagle feather decorations?  A barefoot and bare-chested man with two long braids hunting for game? Mystical worship?

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Nancy Tran: Desire to Study Abroad Leads to Graduation Walk in China

April 30, 2013 |

Desire to Study Abroad Leads to Graduation Walk in China

Semester in Beijing program leads Denver student to graduation ceremonies at ICB

A desire to learn about—and in—a completely different culture led Nancy Tran from her home in Denver to her graduation walk on the ceremonial stage at International College Beijing, China. Tran had been a student teacher at an international studies school in Denver and her talks with high school students who had studied overseas inspired her to, in her words, “broaden my views and perspective on the world”.

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International College Beijing Offers Life-Changing Experience

January 18, 2013 |

First program of its kind in China is growing


By David Kelly | University Communications

BEIJING – They wandered wide-eyed through the Hall of Fragrant Splendor, lingering among a sumptuous collection of classical Chinese paintings adorning the walls and ceilings. Read More

Kelsey Evans – The Journal of an American Student in Beijing

December 7, 2012 |

Kelsey Evans, an International Studies major with dual minors in Political Science and Chinese studies, was one of the first American student to study at ICB in Beijing. Her great passion for Chinese culture encouraged Kelsey to extend her stay for a second semester. Kelsey is now back in Denver, working as an intern in CU Denver’s Office of Global Education to promote the Semester in Beijing (at ICB) program to other Americans students.  Let’s get to know her stories in Beijing.

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Jiayu Dong – The Voice From Alumni

December 7, 2012 |
  • Jiayu “Leo” Dong, B.A., Economics, fall 2010
  • Chinese zodiac: Dragon
  • Greek zodiac:  Scorpio
  • Favorite quote: “I decided a while ago not to deny myself the simpler pleasure of existence.” —-John Green
  • Favorite book: “A Song of Fire and Ice” written by George R. R. Martin
  • Favorite TV show: The popular singing show “The Voice of China”
  • Hobbies: Basketball, swimming, soccer, billiards, and other kinds of sports; diverse kinds of movie, such as action, comedy, and thriller

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Faculty Interview – Supriya Karudapuram

December 7, 2012 |
  • Place of birth: Chennai, formerly Madras, India
  • Chinese zodiac: Dragon
  • Greek zodiac: Libra
  • Favorite Quote: “You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.”—Gandhi
  • Favorite Book: “Portrait of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde
  • Favorite musicians: R.E.M., Karmacy, M.I.A
  • Favorite film: Slumdog Millionnaire
  • Hobbies: reading, writing, painting, traveling, camping, and people watching. I also like watching sports such as baseball, football, basketball, and tennis.
  • The best experience of my life: Spending time with my two wonderful children who are back in the U.S.

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International Colleges Explore Opportunities in Beijing

October 9, 2012 |

by Amanda Heerskink

DENVER – CU Denver’s Office of International Affairs is developing and facilitating a range of links across the globe. Among the options for students based here to expand their horizons is through the International Colleges Beijing.

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