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International News | October 28, 2020

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Lantern Festival Lights Up Chinese New Year Celebration

Lantern Festival Lights Up Chinese New Year Celebration

February 26, 2014 |

ICB Club Hosts Honored Heritage Event

As the moon rose over the Tivoli on the fifteen day of the first lunar month, the Turnalle came alive with celebration. It was time for the annual Lantern Festival, which marks the end of New Year celebrations and the first full moon of the year, according to the Lunar Calendar. In China, when this full moon climbs high in the sky, people go outdoors to observe and celebrate with family members. Under the silvery moonlight, they make wishes and pray that the bright moon will bring them peace, happiness and health. Read More

Global Crossroads: University of Colorado Denver

December 3, 2013 |

Focus: Qatar

For international students and their American peers, the University of Colorado Denver serves as a global crossroads that combines cultures, historical perspectives, and modern education. International students from more than 130 countries have been welcomed at the university, which is a highly ranked academic and health sciences institution with 13 schools and colleges and more than 130 degree programs. Set against the beautiful Rocky Mountains, the University of Colorado Denver is also the setting for a wide variety of international cultural events, hosted by one of the 100 student clubs on campus or one of the many cultural organizations throughout the city of Denver. Read More

Education at CU Denver Reveals New Career Direction

December 3, 2013 |

ICB Student Junfei Tian

By Haiyue Liu

Junfei Tian, a senior at the University of Colorado Denver majoring in communication and minoring in art and creative writing, reflected on life in Denver and remembered the first time she arrived in the United States. “I came here because it’s a land of possibilities. I really like this country.” Read More

A Rising Generation in China

December 3, 2013 |

The Post-90s

By Haiyue Liu

According to Lara Farrar’s article, How Will China’s Tech-savvy, Post-90s Generation Shape the Nation? individuals born in China after 1990 (the “Post-90s”) have been labeled as generally “lazy, promiscuous, confused, selfish, brain-damaged and overall hopeless.” … Read More

First Winner of the International College Beijing (ICB) Graduate Fellowship

December 3, 2013 |

Student represents university in multiple way

When the University of Colorado Denver was asked to send two of its outstanding international students to represent the university at a 2012 State of Colorado event, Siyuan (Kelly) Rao was an immediate choice. Siyuan had an excellent academic performance record and always showed a willingness to jump in and become involved in helping with university activities. Read More

A Semester of Fun

November 29, 2013 |

Intercultural Club Beijing

By Haiyue Liu

On August 23rd, the ICB Club cooperated with International Students Inc. (ISI) in holding the “2013 Welcome Party for ICB Students” in Tivoli Turnhalle. This activity happens at the beginning of each new academic year. The ISI prepared Chinese traditional food for the ICB students and fun games to break the ice. The president of the ICB Club introduced the ISI leadership members and the calendar of events of this semester to the students.
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A Career or a Family?

November 27, 2013 |

The Tough Decision Young Chinese Women Face

By Lichao Sun

Fanggu is a Chinese girl from a rural area. She made a studious attempt for a higher education and was successfully admitted to a university in Shanghai. After graduating, she took two years to look for any job opportunity that would allow her to stay in Shanghai, and finally landed a job in a small business paying a limited salary. Thanks to her excellent performance over the next three years, she became the department manager. However, these outstanding competencies also brought her the title of “Miss Independent” in the company. She was in an embarrassing situation such that male employees kept her at arm’s length, while other female employees were jealous of her promotion. Moreover, she was overwhelmed by the stress from her parents in rural China urging her to find a husband soon because she was already over 25 years old. Finally, Fanggu decided to resign her position and look for an easier job closer to her hometown so that she could create her own family to satisfy her parents. Read More

The Spirit of Teamwork

November 10, 2013 |

Faculty Profile: Yungchih “George” Wang

By Lichao Sun

George Wang, associate professor of economics and academic director of the ICB program in Beijing, achieved multiple academic degrees and gained abundant occupational experiences before beginning his teaching career. As an international scholar, Professor Wang has years of experience teaching international students: from Canada, China, India, Taiwan, Vietnam and also the United States.
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Wild West Tour

October 27, 2013 |

A Rip Roarin’ Good Time!

By Joanne Wambeke

Forty-two students, including two PALs (Peer Advocate Leaders), and four staff hopped on board the motor coach bright and early the morning of Friday, October 25th, to begin an all-day adventure to Colorado Springs.  Qifeng Xu, an ICB alumnus studying for his master’s in marketing at the University of Colorado Denver Business School said, “The interesting ‘quiz’ that we had on the way to our destination helped me to learn some history events of Colorado.” 
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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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