Author: Shiqiang

Diversity, especially ethnic diversity, always seems to be a new thing to me considering the majority of the population in China is Chinese. We were taught that China is made of 56 ethnic groups, and together we formed this harmonious …

This is earth and I’m not alien Read More »

Lance Armstrong was way too famous all over the world during my middle and high school times (2000-2007). His story of fighting cancer and coming back as a champion was among our most favorite examples in argumentative writings among teenagers. …

A Second Chance Read More »

For the past few weeks, we are discussing the DC Water Lead Crisis and the high blood lead levels (BLL). As a toxic metal, lead can accumulate inside the body (both human and animals) and cause severe nerve damage, especially …

The Alarming Blood Lead Levels Read More »

When I was in middle school, my parents told me that being a lecturer at college is the easiest job on earth. You can talk to students freely in 50 min and then leave the classroom to enjoy life. Since …

Pair Up Students for Better Learning Read More »

We watched several video clips during this week’s class, and I have to say these people involved in DC Lead Crisis, especially decision makers, can fabricate everything and feel quite comfortable with it. They violate every professional conduct and put …

Face the Music and Take Responsibility Read More »

I still remember in the first Harry Potter movie, the appearance of the Sorting Hat really amazes me. During the opening banquet at the beginning of each school year (or academic year in our case), all freshmen will wait to …

Face the Sorting Hat Bravely Read More »

During the press conference, I was “honored” to have the role of Thomas Jacobus from Washington Aqueduct (WAD). Video recording is definitely not my favorite thing, as in the last semester I was already video-taped twice and felt so weird …

Earn Ethic Credit in Modern Society Read More »

When I got my first laptop in 2007, I found that every few days a small window popped up telling me that some software or system drivers would be updated during next boot. This was quite annoying since it made …

Keep Auto Update and Step Out Your Comfort Zone Read More »

I had a great time in the past 3 days attending WaterJAM 2017 at Hampton, VA. All the experience were quite amazing for me: presenting a poster, volunteering as an assistant moderator, chatting with talented brains and young professionals, and …

Presenting My WaterIGEP Research on WaterJAM 2017 Read More »

We trust each other to fulfill responsibility in our own position, which serves as the foundation of modern society. We rely on civil engineers and construction company help us build apartments and bridges, depend on doctors and nurses to cure …

Embrace the Non-Expert Voices Read More »