All students in the Advanced Chinese Language and Culture Program received full scholarship support for their second year in China. They will conduct full time study at top ranked Chinese universities for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Nik Snyder received a full scholarship from China Scholarship Council supporting him to study at Shanghai Jiaotong University. Nik’s research efforts focused on the wine industries in both China and the US. He is specifically interested in marketing American goods to Chinese consumers in general.
Adam Skov received FLAS scholarship supporting him to study in the famed Beijing Film Academy. Adam will be enrolled in a graduate level program focusing on film production and distribution. (Adam is the only non-native Chinese speaker in this 30 person program.) Adam is also interning with a well-known Chinese movie director, Chou Chou, and working on a soon to-be-released feature film The Grand Song. Adam’s research focus is about China’s influence on Hollywood films.
Kris Sirevaag received both a FLAS scholarship and a China Scholarship Council scholarship and will be studying at Fudan University in Shanghai. Kris’ research focuses on developmental patterns and trends in Chinese high tech industries. His special interest is on merging mobile technology and the gaming industry.