By Young Journalist_Dominic Bellido, July 4, 2019 Happy Fourth of July! Even though we are in China and oceans away from the cracking of fireworks and waving flags, I thought about what I would have been doing in America if I had stayed. Probably eating a hamburger. Instead, I and the UDNSLIY group took a […]
By Young Journalist_Jack Byun, July 3, 2019 Today is Tuesday, July 3rd. Normally, it would be a day at home or at a program or a job for me back in New Jersey, but that’s not the case today. When I look out the balcony of my dorm I see the buildings of Xiamen University […]
By Young Journalist_Erica Juarez, July 1, 2019 Today, July 1st, Monday. Marked with expected humidity and stunned by clear skies. It’s been one week since our arrival in China. Finally, I adjusted to the dramatic time difference, and the sound of a blaring alarm to yet another eventful day became less of a nuisance. On […]
June 29, 2019 On June 29 Director Mao Tongwen of Xiamen University (XMU) hosted, on behalf of Vice President Yang Bin of Xiamen University, a welcome ceremony for our UD-NSLIY program. In his welcome speech, Director Mao Tongwen extended his warmest welcome to the “Young American Ambassadors” and emphasized the important roles they could play […]
June 28, 2019 The UDNSLIY participants were taking the high speed train from Shanghai to Xiamen on June 28. The exciting journey took five and a half hours. The students were all impressed by the spectacular views alongside the rail.