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Jian Bing (spicy pancakes)

Hey, everyone! I’ve been in Beijing for two weeks now, and am getting settled into the routine and also time zone here. We’re living...
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A Cold Return to Evanston

Christian Dayal, Public Health in Europe, Fall 2014 After spending a semester abroad in Paris, coming back to Evanston has been quite the experience....
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For the Love of Art

Diamanta Panford, NU in Paris, Fall 2014 One amazing perk of Paris is the ability to explore most museums for free with a student...
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The Hot Summer Days

Huiqing Xu, NU in China, Summer 2014 After spending these several weeks in Beijing, I finally understand what hot and humid weather truly feels like....
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Mapping the city

Jeffrey Bilik, Public Health in China, Summer 2014 Where to start. It’s been almost two weeks now since I’ve arrived in Beijing, and there’s...
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When two cultures meet…

Karolina Kielbania, Public Health and Development  in South Africa, Spring 2014   As week 4 is coming to an end, South Africa continues to surprise and amaze...
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Putting the “study” in study abroad

Karolina Kielbania, Public Health and Development  in South Africa, Spring 2014   Greetings from Stellenbosch! This past week and a half has been absolutely incredible. South Africa...
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It's Not Worth Having if it Can't be Shared

Kingsley Leung, Public Health in China, Summer 2013 It’s only been two weeks since my friends from the Wanxiang program left. We had only...
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A Different Kind of Mindset

Tessa Chiu, Political and Economic Development in China, Summer 2012 As I finish off putting the last of my things in my suitcase to...
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The Things That Stay With You

Samuel Wagreich, Political and Economic Development in China, Summer 2012 As my final days in China are fast approaching, I’m trying to figure out...
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