Three College alum and current 4th year named Yenching Academy Scholars

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Alumni Jennifer Wells-Qu, Aliza Warwick, Long Wen Chiang and 4th-year Pearson Goodman Join the Third Cohort of Yenching Scholars at the Yenching Academy of Peking University

We are delighted to announce that Aliza Warwick, Jennifer Wells-Qu, Long Wen Chiang and Pearson Goodman have been selected as Yenching Scholars in the third cohort at the Yenching Academy of Peking University. Warwick graduated in 2014 with a degree in International Studies, Wells-Qu graduated in 2015 with degrees in East Asian Languages and Literature and Gender and Sexuality Studies, Chiang graduated in 2015 with a degree in Poltical Science and Goodman will graduate in 2017 with a degree in Economics.  

Warwick, Wells-Qu, Chiang and Goodman will join other outstanding graduates from around the world who will spend the 2017-2018 academic year enrolled in an English language Master of China Studies program. Established to promote interdisciplinarity in the study of contemporary China, the Yenching Academy underlines the value of thinking about its development from both Chinese and international perspectives. As a fully-funded residential program at China’s top university, the Yenching Academy builds bridges between China and the world by gathering young people who show promise to lead and innovate in their fields.

The Yenching Academy of Peking University aims to build a platform for China-oriented talent, and to shape a new generation of global citizens with a nuanced understanding of China and its role in the world. Situated in the heart of Peking University, the Academy is ideally positioned to take full advantage of the academic talent and cultural resources made available to Yenching Scholars on and off campus.

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