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Students Archives | Page 10 of 11 | International News | University of Colorado Denver

Electrical Engineering Students Earn Plaudits at Conference

May 2, 2013 |

International Student and Teammates Present on Sustainable Energy

For Hassan Alzamzam, his academic journey may have brought him halfway across the globe, but his research and determination have earned him recognition on a scale that extends beyond the classroom. Read More

Looking Back—Alumni Reunion at ICB

May 1, 2013 |

The alumni reunion was hosted on the fifth floor of the ICB building on March 26th, 2013, which was aimed at building a better understanding between alumni and seeking for more prospective students.

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Broaden Studies for a Minor or Even Major (Life) Change

May 1, 2013 |

Senior ICB students in Denver, who entered the program in 2009, are excitedly awaiting their upcoming May graduation. Most of them have studied on the downtown Denver campus for two years.  In 2011, the number of ICB students who came to Denver doubled the total number of Chinese students on the downtown Denver campus.

Also, as the new generation after 1990s, these students show more openness and acceptance to pioneer non-traditional academic areas, and try to follow with the multicultural American Zeitgeist.
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Monk Business in Nepal

May 1, 2013 |

by Wanyi Yang

 

Tibetans on pilgrimage to the Potala Palace with kowtow for every step  A Cambridge University professor at large.  An Australian volunteer from a special club.  These are just a few of the images I bring back from my travel through 18 provinces, 67 cities, and 121 villages in Tibet and Nepal over the past five months. Read More

Yearning in Yunnan

May 1, 2013 |

by Lijia Lin

 

Note:  Lijjie Lin, an ICB student in Beijing, accompanied a group of Christian volunteers to Yunnan province to observe the plight of displaced refugees from Kachin State in Myanmar (Burma).  This underreported crisis is the product of a civil conflict between the military forces of Myanmar and the Kachin Independence Army since June 2011, when a 17-year cease-fire broke down.  His reflections on what he saw follow. You can reach Lijia Lin at tomlin1992@hotmail.com. (Edited by R. Chaney.)

While on my way to the refugee camps, I first thought of my country’s apparent decision to pay scant attention to the refugees and the war.  But when I actually visited the Qie Qieba refugee camp and witnessed the harsh conditions there –lack of medicine, children begging for something to eat, crowds gathered together to pray for peace – I wanted to punch the whole world.

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Gaokao or Bust

May 1, 2013 |

by Lichao Sun

The gaokao is not just a simple entrance test for Chinese students and their families, which might determine their happiness for life, it’s also a huge investment in learning and studying that lasts years.  Read More

A Tree Grows in Hayman

May 1, 2013 |

On April 27, 2013, ICB Economics students Jialin Cheng, Qiaoyue Liang, and Jiexin Yue took part in a tree-planting volunteer service activity in the Hayman burn area in the Front Range mountains southwest of Denver. University of Colorado Denver Honors and Leadership (UHL) program sponsored the planting, which turned out 36 students along with two parents and two supervisors.
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The Lights of Spring: Lantern Festival Banquet 2013

May 1, 2013 |

by Lichao Sun

 

To celebrate the coming of spring, the ICB Club and Chinese Student & Scholar Association (CSSA) hosted a banquet for Chinese students and others interested in traditional Chinese cultures.

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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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