Hello dear friends, whether or not we have met! Well, that time has come, can’t procrastinate any further, so here it is – the first issue of the CEAZine! We’re thrilled to be able to share such a broad spectrum of thoughts and have been surprised and delighted at the contributions we’ve received: ranging from essays on university experience, students’ project reflection, cultural exchange, personal … Continue reading #1 Issue: Introducing the Edge At Your University
When I told my friends back in Germany, they couldn’t believe what I was doing. In my first semester of university, I already had the chance to work long-term on an issue I liked and chose, travel to other parts of the world, work in a group, gain soft skills, agree on theories and methods ourselves, and learn while practically working. Continue reading You Always Meet Twice
A man with two degrees still hasn’t figured out where to go next. I mock at myself all the time, and believe me it’s no fun. But I tend to find the silver lining out of my academic career up till this point. With this gap time, I get to really grill myself with life and career questions, and yep I grill myself real hard. Continue reading Fear Never Fixed Anything
By Madeline Xi Cui Friedman The Way of Tea Club in the Evergreen State College teaches students Formal Japanese Tea Ceremonies, which creates an atmosphere of cultural awareness that participants would not otherwise experience. This club was originally created to share knowledge about Japanese Tea Ceremony traditions, including mannerisms, Japanese history and art. In addition to inquiring about the coordinator’s sense of purpose in creating … Continue reading Chanoyu – Japanese Tea Ceremony
I’m running. Going as fast as my legs will take me. Running through a jungle. When I look up the sky is a canopy of different shades of greens and browns. When I look down the ground is dirt and fallen leaves, sticks and large roots. I’m barefoot. My brown toes squish the soft Earth beneath them as I keep going. Continue reading Together, We Find A Way
Anȃl Naga tribe is one of the Minority Indigenous tribe in the Northeast region of India bordering Myanmar. Being minorities, we are facing complications in asserting our own Identity. My goals of my upcoming Ph.D. research are to deconstruct the colonial writing on the Anȃl Naga Tribe and revisit the politico-history of its identity. Continue reading Reconstruct My Tribal Identity: Experience in the Tata Institute of Social Science
How wonder, it’s treated different,
Unlike other leftist academe of India.
Nevertheless it stands tall, towards
Values, public service reshaping one.
To be fearless, cheerful, a nationalist! Continue reading TISS
Evergreen allows for students to follow our individual learning interests, and strengthens our passion to help better the world. Our school’s education system makes space for students to forge their own learning paths, whether they decide to study abroad, engage in internships or independent learning contracts, or take a variety of stimulating on-campus academic programs. Continue reading Growing Seeds of Global Awareness at Evergreen
Xing Wei College (XWC) was founded by Weiming Chen in 2010. It is, we believe, the first private, non-profit, college in the People’s Republic of China (PROC) with an educational philosophy inspired by liberal arts colleges in the United States (US). Our motto is “Freedom, Passion, Conscience.” Continue reading Xing Wei College – the First Private, Non-profit College in China
The creation of RUC in 1972 was first a response to the requirements of the highly developed industries which needed a new kind of human capital. But at the same time there was created a new opportunity for the students who fought for a more democratic, socially engaged and critical university. Continue reading A Look Back on the Creation of Roskilde University