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Students Archives | Page 9 of 11 | International News | University of Colorado Denver

Alumni Gatherings: East Coast U.S.A.

October 1, 2013 |

Boston and Washington, D.C.

By Joanne Wambeke

While attending a conference in Boston this July, Joanne Wambeke of International Colleges and Partnerships was overjoyed to reunite with three ICB alumni in the Boston area:  Yueran Wei, Xin Wang, and Jinghang Jia.  The group gathered in Boston’s China Town for an authentic Chinese meal (complete with chicken feet).  During her October vacation to the Washington, D.C. area, Joanne also reconnected with ICB alumna Fan Zhang.
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The Grandest Chinese Festival Celebration On Campus

September 28, 2013 |

Mid-Autumn Banquet Held by ICB Club

By Lichao Sun

“It was an excellent festival activity which exhibited some slices of Chinese students’ talents and skills, as well as facilitated communications between international students and locals,” expressed Dr. Stephen Hartnett, Department of Communication Chair.  He continued, “I was impressed that there were so many people gathering in the Turnhalle tonight to celebrate this traditional reunion day in China.” Professor Hartnett was not be the only one surprised by the grand Mid-Autumn Banquet on September 24th.
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ICB Welcome Party

September 27, 2013 |

Best Way to Start a Semester

Reporter: Yunsheng Ma
Editor: Xianghan Ma

There’s no better way to start a new semester than with a little party.

On September 25th, a welcome party was held in the Recruitment Hall on the third floor of the Princess Building. Freshmen and new foreign professors gathered together to celebrate the beginning of a fantastic new fall semester at ICB (Beijing).
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London Calls to CU Denver International Business Student

September 19, 2013 |

Maymester Abroad Program Provides Access to High Profile Business Venues and Influential Business People

A new semester has started at the University of Colorado Denver, and for many international students, the summer of 2013 was one of their best in memory.  Just ask Mihir Rathod. A graduate student from India who’s studying information systems, Rathod wisely chose an elective class that provided access to business venues and influential business people in one of his favorite cities—London. Read More

An Invaluable Perspective on the Middle East

July 26, 2013 |

Student Richard Hancock

“I knew I would gain an invaluable world perspective by studying and living in Jordan, ” explained Richard Hancock, an International Studies major and Global Education: Study Abroad student at the University of Colorado Denver. Drawn to the Levant region of the world, on a spring semester 2013 mission to harness the challenging Arabic language, Richard participated in an intensive semester study abroad program through CET, focusing on Arabic and cultural studies. Read More

Taking The Leap

May 24, 2013 |

Semester in Beijing Program Expands Chinese-American Student’s Education

Amy Ng, earning BA in English Literature
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

 

How did you originally hear about the Semester in Beijing Program, and what made you pursue this study abroad program?

I had wanted to study abroad in China for a very long time, and when I saw the University of Colorado Denver Semester in Beijing program, I took a leap.  The scholarship opportunities offered in the program were another major reason why I chose it. I had looked into other programs, but the cost of this one compared to the others was significantly more economic for me.  This program had the combination of what I had already wanted to do and the opportunity to do it—that’s why I am in Beijing right now.   Read More

Retracing Her Japanese Cultural Heritage

May 23, 2013 |

Gilman Scholarship Winner Stella Yuan

Stella Yuan, International Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Colorado Denver
BS, Spring 2013

Growing up in Colorado, Stella Yuan experienced not only American culture, but also the cultural influences of her family’s Japanese heritage. Speaking Japanese with her family members was an everyday conversational practice; but she still wished to learn even more about the country, the people, and the complex written system of the language.  To accomplish this, Yuan decided to break free from her comfort zone in Denver, and pursue Japanese linguistic studies in the busy capital city of Tokyo, Japan. Read More

Preserving and Creating History

May 17, 2013 |

While Earning MS/Historic Preservation, Student Helps Other International Students to Succeed

Anokhi Varma
Graduate: Spring 2013, MS, Historic Preservation

 

While earning her master’s in historic preservation at the College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado Denver, Anokhi Varma has been busy building another kind of history—one of helping her fellow international students to succeed through the university’s PAL program. Read More

Paving the Way: PhD/Teacher Joins in Research Aimed At Improving Colorado’s Highways

May 3, 2013 |

As an international student earning his PhD in civil engineering at the University of Colorado Denver, Rui Liu remembers encountering many difficulties in 2007, mainly due to language barriers and having to acclimate to a different culture. He credits his mentors in the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the staff at International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), Office of International Affairs, with helping him to overcome those obstacles quickly. Read More

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