Shanghai Buildings Rise Higher As China’s Commercial Prominence Grows

Even though the gloomy financial picture continues to dampen the high-rise market in major U.S. cities and across the world, China’s skyscrapers continue to rise, including The Shanghai Tower, a 121-story, 2,073-foot transparent and spiraling building to be completed in 2014 in the Pudong financial district of Shanghai. Once it’s completed, The Shanghai tower will … Continue reading

University Highlights: Tulsa Student’s Hong Kong Impressions, International Recognition for Green Practices, Expo for Students with Disabilities

Hong Kong AsiaLearn Student Michelle Sieng Featured In Her Home University Student Newspaper As First University of Tulsa Student To Study Abroad In Hong Kong Michelle Sieng, a University of Tulsa accounting and finance major studying abroad this fall through AsiaLearn at the University of Hong Kong, is the subject of a “Student Spotlight” feature … 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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