The $434,914 award will help RI small businesses expand globally. This is the sixth straight year that the Chafee Center has received a STEP grant.
The arts and culture of Dunhuang, a major crossroads on China's Silk Road, will be recreated using digital imaging, virtual reality, and short movies.
Itinerary included travel to Boston, New York City and D.C., but for many, time spent on campus was the highlight.
Bryant is first U.S. academic institution to host the ambitious exhibition, opening Sept. 27. The 10-day event includes replica of Dunhuang Cave 285, virtual reality, and more.
Daniel Borgia, Ph.D., has 15 years' experience leading higher education programs for Chinese students in the U.S. and China. He succeeds Bryant Zhuhai Founding Dean David Lux, Ph.D.
The two-week trip for 66 students is part of Bryant's signature international course that culminates in a faculty-led visit to the country they studied.
Now in its 11th year at Bryant, the program has benefited 601 middle school and high school students and 277 high school teachers from around the country.
The award places her in "an elite club of excellence" and recognizes her "extraordinary career potential,” says director of Bryant Scholars.
“You really get to see how in-depth the students go,” one panelist says. "We asked some pretty tough questions and I didn’t see one student get flustered," another notes.
The assignment was part of Global Foundations of Organizations and Business, a three-credit component of Bryant’s nationally recognized First-Year Gateway.
For the 10th consecutive year, U.S.-China Institute has been awarded a grant by the National Security Agency to conduct the 2016 STARTALK Chinese Language and Culture Program.
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