Aubrey Miller ’23 was awarded a Fulbright fellowship, allowing her to spend a full academic year in South Korea as an English teaching assistant at a secondary school. Miller was an international studies major focusing on East Asia with a minor in Chinese. She says her previous experience studying away in South Korea and her
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Allegheny College students Megan Dennis ’23, Quila Gustave ’24, and Bianca Sanchez ’24 were recently awarded prestigious Gilman International Scholarships to study away. “Our continued success in the Gilman Scholarship Program should be a point of pride for the entire College community,” Professor Patrick Jackson, senior assistant dean for fellowship advising, says. “Our students are
Allegheny College Receives National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to Support Digital Innovation in Chinese Language and Culture Curriculum
Allegheny College has received a $48,355 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the Digital Humanities Advancement Grant program to support planning efforts to develop a curriculum for intermediate Chinese language and culture that incorporates digital learning tools. The project, titled “An Engaging Digital Curriculum for Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture,” is
Christopher Miller has always made the most of the opportunities presented to him. He just earned his bachelor’s degree from Allegheny College and will begin his career this summer at a New York City tech firm called Capgemini, a French multinational corporation that provides consulting, technology, professional and outsourcing services. “I will be working as
Kaylah Pinkney ‘19 received a prestigious Boren Scholarship, and will move to Nanjing, China starting in September of this year, studying the Mandarin language and the practices of traditional Chinese medicine at Nanjing University. Pinkney graduated with the Class of 2019, receiving a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience with a Chinese Language minor. She says the
Walter Stover ’17 has been awarded a Critical Languages Scholarship from the U.S. State Department to study Chinese intensively for eight weeks in Beijing over the summer.
Associate Professor of History Guo Wu’s research article “Speaking Bitterness: Political Education in Land Reform and Military Training under the CCP, 1947-1952” has been accepted for publication and will appear in the peer-reviewed journal The Chinese Historical Review, vol. 21, no. 1 (Spring 2014): pp. 3-23.
Professor of Political Science Sharon Wesoky co-organized the conference Political Humor in Modern China: Interdisciplinary Perspectives at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on December 10-11. The conference was funded in part by a $20,000 grant from the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange. She also presented a paper at the conference, “The Politics of Cynicism
Associate Professor of History Guo Wu published an invited book review on Peter Zarrow’s “After Empire: The Conceptual Transformation of the Chinese State, 1885-1924” (Stanford University Press, 2012) in “Frontier of History in China,” Vol. 8, No. 4, 2013, pp. 637-640. Dr. Wu was also approached by the Chinese University of Hong Kong Press to