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Category: NU in China 2013

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classes

Liang Gu, Public Health in China, Summer 2013 This is a post about my experience in Traditional Chinese Medicine classes. For other parts of the study abroad TCM experience, please refer to: TCM Theory  TCM Field Trips and Herb Collecting The TCM class replaced the Public Health in China class that took place on the

Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory

Liang Gu, Public Health in China, Summer 2013 I will apologize in advance for the long post – even this is only the rough sketch of what the Traditional Chinese Medicine class will cover! In this post I will attempt to cover the theory behind TCM that we covered in class. For other parts, please

Traditional Chinese Medicine Field Trips

By Liang Gu, Public Health in China, Summer 2013 This is a post about the field trips that we went on as a part of the Traditional Chinese Medicine class. For other posts, please refer to: TCM Class  TCM Theory For once or twice a week during class time, we would meet a little earlier

A Trip to Make Every 10 Years

Kingsley Leung, Public Health in China, Summer 2013 I think I’ve been cheating a little bit. Even after the program ended, I was still hanging out with friends that studied with me in Beijing. I met up with them in Hong Kong. Connor had planned to stay with me in Hong Kong for the first

Final Reflections

Liang Gu, Public Health in China, Summer 2013 I am currently in my hometown visiting my relatives. After the end of the program, I decided to stay in Beijing for a few extra days to meet up with a friend. Whenever I had free time, however, I found myself at Beida because the area was

TCM – A Lesson to Understand Myself

Kingsley Leung, Public Health in China, Summer 2013 Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is something that has been part of my life for as long as I remember. Ever since I was little, terminology and theories regarding traditional medicine were used in my household as easily as families in America will talk about the common cold

Revisiting the motherland as a foreigner

Liang Gu, Public Health in China, Summer 2013 My name is Liang Gu, and I’ve just finished my junior year at Northwestern. I am currently a biology major with a concentration in physiology and also pursuing a minor in global health. After graduating I plan to take a year off to attempt to enjoy life