American Football League of China (AFLC) and How I Made the Team

Warming up before the game.

By Grant Brown –  Grant is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad 2013 Fall Correspondent who is studying abroad at Sichuan University, China. He is from DePauw University.  I came into my study abroad experience with an open mind and a spirit of adventure, and as a result I’ve had some crazy opportunities during my time in China. On … Continue reading

Largest Building in the World! New Century Global Center – China

Group of study abroad students in front of the New Century Global Center.

By Grant Brown –  Grant is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad 2013 Fall Correspondent who is studying abroad at Sichuan University, China. He is from DePauw University.  Earlier in the semester I had the opportunity to travel to the New Century Global Center in Chengdu, which is the largest (not tallest) building in the world at 18,000,000 … Continue reading

Chinese National Day – Golden Week and Baby Pandas

Two newly born Pandas!

By Grant Brown –  Grant is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad 2013 Fall Correspondent who is studying abroad at Sichuan University, China. He is from DePauw University.  Greetings from Chengdu! I have the pleasure to write to you all following the Chinese National Day 国庆节. This holiday is celebrated in China every year on October 1st … Continue reading

Welcome to China!

Learning kung fu from master liu

By Grant Brown –  Grant is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad 2013 Fall Correspondent who is studying abroad at Sichuan University, China. He is from DePauw University.  Today marks my second full week living in China, and thus far I’ve had a trip jam packed with new and exciting experiences. Beginning in Beijing, our GlobaLinks Learning Abroad … Continue reading

Northern Michigan University’s Crystal Falvo Interviewed About Sichuan University

Crystal Falvo, a student from Northern Michigan University now studying abroad at Sichuan University in Chengdu China, shares in a recent NMU article how she’s transitioned from living in small towns all of her life to living in a city with 11 million people. Falvo, an arts in art history major who would one day … Continue reading

Friendship Broadens Marietta College Student’s Horizons To China And Beyond

By Kelli Modica AsiaLearn Assistant Manager Matt Heinzman had a Chinese roommate during his freshman year at Marietta College who quickly became his best friend. This friendship encouraged Matt to begin studying Chinese and allowed him to visit Chengdu, China, for a month at a time two years in a row. During his time in … Continue reading

Gilman Scholarship Opens Gate For Two U.S. Students To Study in Asia

AsiaLearn Participants Clevis Taylor and Amanda Bolduc Prepare For Study In Japan and China, Respectively Guest Post By Kelli Modica of AsiaLearn Determined to make a lifelong dream of studying abroad come true, Clevis Taylor and Amanda Bolduc planned ahead and put in the hard work necessary to find funding for their experiences. Now, both … Continue reading

Chengdu Museum Opens, Giant Egg Owner Wants Crack At Guiness Record Book

China News Roundup New Museum Displays Art and Artifacts of Sichuan Province The new Sichuan Provincial Museum opened recently in Chengdu, in Sichuan Province, featuring three floors encompassing dozens of galleries, according to GoChengdoo.com. The offerings of new museum at 251 South Huanhua Road in Chengdu include such noted items as reproductions of the Dumhuang … Continue reading

Three Questions For … Tony Miller

After Finishing Up  Semester Abroad In China, AsiaLearn Student Stays On In Chengdu To Teach English, Gain International Work Experience And Improve His Ping Pong Skills When 23-year-old Tony Miller of Yankton, S.D., first applied to study abroad in China, he envisioned his experience there providing a stepping stone toward a career as an interpreter … Continue reading

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