Tag Archives: 6. Education Abroad

LANDSCAPES OF CHINA: VT in China 2016 travels across China to far-flung vineyards, studies business, language, and culture

University Libraries invites Dept. of Geography and Pamplin College of Business to team up to tackle the academic challenges at VT’s elite Chinese strategic partner of five years, the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in Hefei, Anhui Province, China, for Education Abroad in Summer I, 2016   The next info sessions are this coming Wednesday, November 18, […] Continue reading

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Virginia Tech in China 2015 Summer II Course: July 5–Aug. 12

VTIC CLASSROOM VISITS AND INFORMATION SESSIONS WEEKS OF FEBRUARY 9th–20th • NEW DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: FEB. 25, 2015 • INFO SESSIONS: o MONDAY FEB. 16, 5—7 pm in room 421 Major Williams o TUESDAY FEB. 17, all day (9 am—5 pm) in room 100X Newman Library o FRIDAY FEB. 20, 11 am—1 pm in room […] Continue reading

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Chinese scholar from USTC (中国科学技术大学) visits VT’s University Libraries

  Dr. Du Jin, Associate Director in the Instruction Section of the library of the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), studies VT’s “subject specialist” College Librarian  system. Jin (pronounced “Jean”) graduated from the USTC with a PhD in inorganic chemistry, and now works in the library of her alma mater, one of China’s C9 League of top(…) Continue reading

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Last Hamburgers in Shanghai

(Pictured sitting at the train station from right to left: Jaime Mac Nabb,  Matt Weinberger, Julianne Dutzer, Jonathan Barrett, and Garrett Hart. Paul’s hat can be seen hanging on the carry-on handle.) Grabbing a last hamburger in Shanghai Station before bullet-training to the interior.   The University Libraries partnered with the VT Language and Culture Institute and the Department(…) Continue reading

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Email from Beijing

I sent the following email to my education abroad students, who were studying for exams in Hefei, to pump them up for the following week’s excursion to the great city of Beijing. From: Hover, Paul Sent: Monday, July 30, 2012 1:56 AM To: (Students of Virginia Tech in China Summer II Course 2012) Subject: Preparing(…) Continue reading

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