US-China Friendship Helps Exchange Students Shine

by Peter Valente
This article is a part of the East-West Center - US-China Strong Foundation Guest Contributor Program, which shares the experiences of American students currently or previously studying in China.

For Love of the Chinese Language

by Peter Valente
One American student's appreciation of art leads to an enthusiasm for the Chinese characters.

My China Story: A Global Perspective

by Peter Valente
A high school student discusses how her interest in China fits into her multicultural background and her ideas of global citizenship.

Understanding China's Rise Firsthand

by Peter Valente
A young professional discusses how China has affected his work in law, international relations, and government, and why he is now studying in China.