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Brickwork and pathways

The Forbidden City is a site to behold with over 8,700 rooms spread out over 182 acres in the heart...

 

Perceptions of China revisited

The jet engines growl with a deep gurgle as I attempt to drown them out with music blaring in my...

 

Spend prom on the Great Wall, check

When I was in my 20s, I sat through a talk by late Zig Ziglar, a renown motivational speaker and...

 

An audacious future for North Carolina

We live in a world that needs science now more than ever, and we must strive to build educational environments...

 

The Great Wall > Prom: Thinking about work/life integration for our students

On Saturday at 11:51p.m. EST, I received a text from Laura Lee, EdNC’s content director and managing editor. “Did you...

 

My sincere apology to my parents

What was I doing at age 14 or 15? Not conducting research on the metallurgical properties of MnNiGe-compounds or investigating...

 

Don’t wait to be a scientist

Just start. Don’t wait for college. Don’t wait to get your Ph.D. Don’t wait for your first real job.  As...

 

Audacious goals: Lessons from the Great Wall to Science City

In North Carolina, the Research Triangle Park (RTP) is a conglomeration of over 200 high-tech companies employing nearly 50,000 people....

 

A packing failure or a learning experience?

Friends and family know I have a serious travel-related problem. The medical profession has yet to formally identify my condition,...

 

A caff-dog in the land of the tea-cat

What I learned about China today…coffee, or perhaps caffeine, is not the national drink (or drug) of China the way...

 

Raymond Gao: The 2017 Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition

Day 1: Lamb Chops Call me a kid, but I still get excited every time I ride an airplane. The...

 

Bringing innovators together: The 37th Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition

This trip begins each year with an invitation from Mr. Fulin Zeng, the deputy director of the international affairs department of...