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Earlier this month, some Iowa State students studying abroad in China were in the news! Our school hosted a small cultural activity about the Chinese Tomb-Sweeping day. We recited a poem related to the festival and I was interviewed at the very end.  I said I think Chinese poetry is very hard to understand because […] [READ MORE]

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After a long winter break, our semester just started up again here in China, so I wanted to share a little about my experiences from winter break, including Chinese New Year, or 春节 (Spring Festival)!! My first stop over break was to the Nujiang river valley in Yunan Province in southern China, home of the […] [READ MORE]

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Experience Iowa State is different from a regular campus visit because you have the opportunity to talk to a student panel and attend a resource fair. You will go on a campus tour, residence hall tour, have lunch, and get to meet with an academic adviser just like on a regular campus visit! You also […] [READ MORE]

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Last month we participated in the annual International Culture Festival at Lanzhou Jiaotong University!  There were students from 38 countries that participated, including 10 Americans, 8 of which are from Iowa State.  As part of the festival, we prepared some typical Iowa food (tater tot casserole, corn casserole, banana bread, etc.) and participated in the […] [READ MORE]

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While most Iowa State students are jumping into their spring semester, we just finished our first semester here in China!  I’m now almost half-way through this trip, so I thought I’d share a few highlights thus far! Street vendors From all kinds of food, to books, and even live turtles, it’s always fun to see […] [READ MORE]

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