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#1 Issue: Introducing the Edge At Your University

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

You Always Meet Twice

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

Chanoyu – Japanese Tea Ceremony

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

Reconstruct My Tribal Identity: Experience in the Tata Institute of Social Science

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

Growing Seeds of Global Awareness at Evergreen

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 – the First Private, Non-profit College in China

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