Hi! I’m Lisa. I’m a chemical engineering junior. The reason I decided to come to China is probably different from everyone else’s because I actually lived in China for four years, and I’m already really familiar with Beijing. So I’m not trying to get new cultural exposure. The reason I’m coming is actually because I’m
Month: June 2015
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
My name is Yue Wen Deng, and I’m a rising junior majoring in Biology and minoring in Global Health. Besides my love for all things genetics and molecular biology, I am interested in public health as well, in particular health disparities and the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Having grown up in the U.S., I chose the Public
Hey! I’m Kevin, a freshman in SESP studying social policy and economics. I am from Clearwater, Florida, and I have never left North America. My education has proven to be remarkably rewarding, yet I feel restricted by my lack of international exposure. I knew that I wanted to study abroad before I left for college.
When I was younger, my mother prepared a homemade workbook of Chinese characters for me to learn and copy. In my attempts to avoid these Chinese lessons, I would play hooky and sprawl over my desk, pretending to have fallen asleep. I was reprimanded and told that I would later regret not learning Chinese in