Picturing Shanghai

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A Chairman Mao statue outside the NYU building at East China Normal University.

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The view from my apartment in Zhongshan Park.

I have always been interested in China, and I wrote my senior thesis in college on intellectual property protection agreements between the US and China. When NYU announced it was creating the Shanghai study-abroad program, I knew that I had to go as soon as possible, and was lucky to be admitted as a 2L.

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NYU students at the NYU-Jiao Tong University Conference at the Westin.

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NYU students traveling in Guanxi Province during Chinese New Year.

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In Guanxi Province.

My first three weeks in China have been incredible.  I found an apartment near the campus with an amazing view. After our two-week intensive introductory course, I traveled in the south for a week with some other students, visiting rice paddies, karst limestone mountains, and the Li River during Chinese New Year. Now I am in Beijing for a week before our classes begin. I have found Shanghai (and the rest of China) very welcoming.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This entry was written by and posted on February 05, 2014.
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