Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Gathering Place

Written by Juniper Katz In this, our third week in China, the group has really melded. We have already been to four cities and travelled by train, bus, airplane, subway, taxi, and rickshaw. A memorable moment for me was taking … Continue reading

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Contrast and Contradiction in Qinhuangdao

Written by Ben Flores This was my first visit to the city of Qinhuangdao. I had been particularly looking forward to this part of our program because I had been studying the city’s industrial makeup for nearly two years. Whether … Continue reading

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Hello from Beijing

Written by Stephanie Johns We’ve been back in China’s bustling capital city since Monday evening, and we’ve kept busy. We started the week off with a visit to TEDA – the world-famous industrial park in Tianjin – to check out … Continue reading

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Written by Dana Boyer This past week we left Beijing and spent 4 days in Qinhuangdao visiting various industries. The range of industries was rather diverse, with 10 separate interviews on one day alone. Interviewed industries included waste water treatment, … Continue reading

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Many new experiences

Written by Juniper Katz We arrived about a week ago, but it feels much longer. I’m crossing intersections like a local, eating melon on a stick, and becoming accustomed to cucumber, cabbage and buns for breakfast. Last week we attended … Continue reading

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Having a great trip so far

Written by Karoline Johnson It’s been a great week here in China.  I think we are really starting to understand the dynamics of the group and to work more effectively with each other especially between the Chinese and American teams. … Continue reading

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Busy, Busy, Busy

Written by Julia Johnson China is a lovely place, said of course by someone who is fascinated with rich culture, amazing foods, and unique people. These first two weeks have flown by. I haven’t had a dull moment since leaving … Continue reading

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