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Theology major Jake Grefenstette ’16 spending year in Beijing through prestigious Yenching Scholar program

Author: Megan Valley

Notre Dame theology major John “Jake” Grefenstette ’16 has been named a Yenching Scholar at Peking University in Beijing. The globally competitive award provides Grefenstette with a full scholarship and stipend to pursue an interdisciplinary master’s degree in China studies. He is one of just 125 students—from 40 countries and more than 80 universities worldwide—to join the second cohort of Yenching Scholars. Read More

9th Chinese Speech Contest Comes to a Close

Author: EALC

The 9th Chinese speech contest took place on April the 13th, having students across all years of Chinse giving prepared speeches to their classmates, teachers, and a panel of judges.  Students' speeches were all self written and memorized, and the topics varied from stories of home to political opinions to how they first became intersted in Chinese.  Winners selected by the judges from each level of Chinese are given the chance to participate in the 2016 US Midwest "Chinese Bridge" Speech Contest to be held April 23, 2016 at DePaul University, Chicago, IL.   A comprehensive list of the winners from this year's Chinese Speech Contest is as follows: Read More

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