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New Adventures

Hello! My name is Amy. I am a junior in Weinberg majoring in economics, minoring in global health studies and getting the integrated marketing certificate. My family is from Hangzhou, China, and I was born and raised there until my family moved to Minnesota after I completed third grade. This is my 4th time visiting China

An unforgettable experience

Hi! My name is Maegan Ramchal and I’m a rising junior in Weinberg. I’m studying psychology and environmental sciences. I’ll be doing the IPD Public Health program in Beijing. Right now I’m sitting in my room surrounded by half-packed suitcases and unfolded clothes, but in less than 2 days I’ll be in China! The last

Acupuncture…Now you try

After a couple of sessions in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) learning about the theories governing this branch of medicine, we finally began the really interesting stuff–actually using TCM techniques to address problems. Before delving further into what we actually did, I think perhaps it’s necessary to make a note on what TCM is. As opposed

Adventures in Asia, Chapter 2

Aloha! Thanks for visiting this blog. I’m Luis Cartagena, a rising senior in Weinberg, majoring in Earth and Planetary Sciences, and minoring in Global Health. Last summer I spent 7-weeks backpacking in Japan—an absolutely amazing and humbling experience. This summer I return to Asia to write a new chapter in China, where I’ll be studying

A look back at Beijing

It’s crazy to think that just a few weeks ago I was in the capital of China, eating ridiculously cheap (and delicious) meals, taking advantage of one-kuai bus rides, and sightseeing all over the city. In the month that I’ve been back in the States, I’ve realized that there’s definitely some things I will miss

See ya in a few Chicago!

Hi! I guess I’ll start with just a few speed-dating type facts about myself. My name is Linda Yu and I’m from Chicago. I am currently a sophomore (rising junior) studying Learning and Organizational Change and Economics, and I’ll be going on IPD’s Public Health in China Program in Beijing. Now, you might be thinking

See ya in Beijing

Hi! My name is Jessica and I am a rising junior studying Biology and Global Health, and I’m also on the premed track. I’m so excited to be studying abroad this summer and to be blogging about my experience. I chose to study abroad in Beijing on the Public Health in China program so I

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

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