Category Archives: Spring 2018

Spring 2018–Week 6 & 7 Xi’an and Dujiangyan

Welcome to Xi’an!!! We’ve been busy over weeks 6 and 7, but now we’re back and ready to tell all about the exciting time we’ve had. The biggest event of the semester, our Cultural Excursion, finally came and the students … Continue reading

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Spring 2018–Week 5 Giant Buddha

Welcome to Leshan!!! The closing of this week saw our students going to Leshan to see the Giant Buddha. The statue, roughly 70m in height, is carved into the side of a cliff facing the water. The story surrounding it … Continue reading

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Spring 2018–Week 4 Making Dumplings

Lunch Time!!! This week gave our students the chance to learn a little bit about the Chinese culinary experience. While we all eat Chinese food every day, cooking is another art form in itself. Luckily, a friendly dumpling shop near … Continue reading

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Spring 2018–Week 3 Discovery of Chengdu

 English Corner!!! This week is the first week for our students to take the reins on English Corner. Our weekly G-MEO English Corner is a community-based event which is held at the Center every Thursday. We open our doors to … Continue reading

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Spring 2018– Week 2 Pandas

Kung Fu Panda!!! This week our students went to the famous Chengdu Panda Research Center to see the Pandas. Pandas are a symbol of China, and their protected status has earned them a nice stay at the park where they … Continue reading

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Spring 2018–Week 1 Orientation

Welcome Spring 2018!!! This semester we are excited and proud to welcome four brand new students to G-MEO and to Chengdu. These students may come from different universities in the US, but they have come together to share a life-changing … Continue reading

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