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Taylah Bland '21: Seizing Every Opportunity

Taylah Bland talks about self-designing a major, leading student government,...
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Shumpei Haginoya: From Police Station to Ivory Tower

How a postdoc found his way from the precinct to Century Avenue.
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Jessica Seobyn Ryu: Becoming Miss Korea

Jessica was crowned “Miss Korea Sun” in the 2020 Miss Korea pageant, signing a...
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Professor and Students Work Together to Building an Intelligent Parking App

The app not only won first prize in a research competition, but also laid a...
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From India to China, Tansen Sen’s Journey between Two Nations

In many ways, Sen was born to build a career between China and India.
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Setting a Standard: Mark West '17 Builds Equity in the Arts

“I realized that there was such a need for someone that looked like me to...
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Lena Scheen: Understanding China Through Its Fiction

Since the COVID-19 outbreak last winter, Scheen has been staying with her...

Roommates: Mao Jiayi ’22 and Farheen Foad ’22

Farheen Foad ’22 and Mao Jiayi ’22 reminisce on roommate life.
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A Life Lived in Dialogue: Chancellor Tong Shijun

“Of all the awards I have been given, I am most proud of this title – Best...
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Yu Lizhong: A Founding Chancellor for Our Times

“It’s not important that people remember me.... It is much more important to...
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Amy DeCillis '20: Bridging Cultures and Building Shanghai Dreams

"I realized I was learning so much more outside the classroom in Shanghai than...
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Graduate Student Spotlight: James Yang Zhi, M.A. ’20

James Yang Zhi, M.A. ‘20 founded his own English education company while...

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