A group from Bennett College which includes 20 students will travel on an all-expenses-paid trip to China to conduct research, become immersed in the culture and learn more about clean energy as part of the 100,000 Strong Initiative by the Wanxiang Group, a multinational automotive components group headquartered in Hangzhou, China. The group will depart… Continue reading Bennett College Students Discuss Clean Energy in China
I have been asked if I was voting in the 2012 Presidential election on numerous occasions and have been giving the same answer since my knowledge of my study abroad acceptance: Yup! But now I add, I already mailed my ballot! The need for American citizens to actively participate in their right to vote is… Continue reading VOTE! Do it NOW!
Mid-Autumn break, also known as the “Moon festival” is a week in which the lunar harvest is celebrated in China.The Chinese population eats “moon cakes”, which vary in ingredients inside of them. Moon cakes can range from sweet to almost spicy, depending on the seller. The festival became popular in Tang dynasty, but originated in the Western Zhou… Continue reading The Moon Festival
It’s a rainy Monday morning here. Thought I would share a few photos before getting out of bed. We took a trip this weekend to a mountain region that is famous for its terraced gardening. It is WAY up in the mountains requiring several different modes of travel: first on a big bus from Guilin… Continue reading Mountain Trip – Chinese Style