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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.
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?
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”.
(Left to right): George F. Kacenga, Director of International Enrollment Management (CU Denver), Anthony Shull, Executive Director of International Affairs (UCCS), Dr. Alterkawi, King Saud University, and Dr. John Stevenson, Dean of the Graduate School (CU Boulder), meet with the Director of International Relations for King Saud University during their recent trip to Saudi Arabia.
Building a Global Platform for Higher Education
CU participates in 4th International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education, Saudi Arabia
The construction of a $1 million medical facility in an impoverished corner of Guatemala is slated to begin in March, marking the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s first long-term presence in a developing nation.
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.
By Lateefah Young, CU Denver Study Abroad Peer Advisor
On January 8, 2013, staff at the Office of International Affairs (OIA) teamed up with Food Bank of the Rockies, volunteering their time to make food boxes for senior citizens. It was a chance for us to give back to the community and to get to know our colleagues better.
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.
Jiayu “Leo” Dong, B.A., Economics, fall 2010
Chinese zodiac: Dragon
Greek zodiac: Scorpio
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