CU-Boulder Ph.D. program in Asian History

Nov. 15, 2012

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to feature the following gradute program: The Department of History at the University of Colorado Boulder is accepting applications for its Ph.D. program in Asian History. The Ph.D. program, which was inaugurated in 2011, encourages specializations in the histories of early modern or...

CU-Boulder graduate shares her adventures abroad

Nov. 14, 2012

University of Colorado Boulder graduates go on to do great things. Former Buff Gwendoline Van Doosselaere recently took off to travel the world - beginning her adventures in Asia. She shares some of her experiences below: Tonight, I am about to board a long haul flight between Hong Kong and...

Chinese Language Study Increasing in Colorado Classrooms

Nov. 12, 2012

In Colorado, Mandarin Chinese is becoming the first choice as a second language. Statewide, over 60 schools are offering Chinese language courses, starting as young as preschool. And for good reason: almost one billion people speak Mandarin worldwide, and 100 million of those are non-Chinese. In a recent article, the...

CAS Brown Bag: Nuclear Koreas

Nov. 8, 2012

Please join us next Thursday for a CAS Brown Bag event: "Nuclear Koreas" Thursday, November 15 12:00 - 1:00 pm 1424 Broadway St, Boulder, CO (CAS Conference Room) Dr. Jerry Peterson, Professor in Department of Physics, will discuss DPRK Nuclear Weapons Development. The two halves of the Korean Peninsula have...

Global Seminar: China Thru TIME

Nov. 6, 2012

For those interested in participating on a unique Global Seminar in Beijing and Shanghai, the Office of International Education invites you to an informational meeting. We will study news accounts of China from TIME magazine and other US and Chinese media while visiting media outlets and universities, and meeting local...

CAS Event: Water, Conflict and Coexistence in Israel/Palestine

Nov. 5, 2012

Join us this Friday, November 9 at 6:30pm in UMC Rooms 382-386 for "Water, Conflict and Coexistence in Israel/Palestine." This is part of the "Israel-Palestine: Two People, One Land" program. Conducted by Barbara Petzen, Director of Middle East Connections, this pre-workshop is designed for educators -- middle and high school...

Career Tracks in Asian Studies

Nov. 1, 2012

The Center for Asian Studies invites you to come learn about exciting career opportunities with our panel of experts in the fields of publishing, international business and communication, and translation: Career Tracks in Asian Studies Thursday, November 8 at 5:00pm, Humanities 135 Melinda L. Cain is a lecturer in the...

"Muslim Voices in the Heartland" in the Denver Post

Oct. 29, 2012

Earlier this month, the Center for Asian Studies and Muslims in the Mountain West Project organized "Muslim Voices in the Heartland," a conference exploring regional practitioners of Islam. Assistant Professor Nabil Echchaibi led the three-day conference and was interviewed for an article in the Denver Post. Some discussion revolved around...

"It's Elementary" Service Project (IESP), Undergraduate Internship Opportunity

Oct. 25, 2012

The Center for Asian Studies would like to announce the continuation of our "It's Elementary" Service Project (IESP), a 1-credit internship program for students in Chinese, Japanese and Indian Studies: Are you studying Japanese, Chinese, Hindi or any subject related to Japan, China or India? Are you interested in teaching...

Boulder Friends of International Students

Oct. 24, 2012

Boulder Friends of International Students is an organization that builds friendships between international students at CU and Boulder community members to strengthen international understanding. BFIS is in need of more friendly members of the Boulder community to become hospitality hosts for international students. Students do not live with hosts. Hosts...

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