Di Yao

Di Yao

My name is Di Yao. I am junior majoring in Journalism and Art. I'm minoring in Marketing. I was born in China. I have been here int he United States for nearly three years. Before coming to the US, I went to Oxford and London for learning language and traveling. I love traveling and I have traveled many cities in the US since I came here. I am also interested in art and fashion.

Are students at DU safe?

By Di Yao and Taylor Cedarholm

 

In recent months The University of Denver has experienced a higher than normal number of criminal incidents.

There have been several robberies and many incidents of sexual harassment on campus and in the surrounding area.

DU’s sends out safety alerts to inform students of these crimes through text messages, phone calls, and emails.

Wei Bai, a senior at DU said, “These emails suddenly make me worried.”

 

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How are the students at University of Denver learning Korean?


This slideshow focuses on Korean learning at University of Denver. It shows how students learn it with limited resources: No regular classes are offered and currently there is only one language partner for students at the Center for World Languages and Cultures (CWLC) students can practice with.

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How are the students at University of Denver learning Korean?

There are few American graduate students choosing to learn Korean, because Josef Korbel School of International Studies (Korbel) at University of Denver (DU) requires its graduate students to speak one foreign language fluently in order to graduate from Korbel, and they are learning Korean with limited sources at DU.

DU requires all the undergraduate students to take three classes of one foreign language and it doesn’t require graduate students to learn foreign languages, but the graduate students at Korbel are required to choose one foreign language they like to learn. They have to pass the test of the foreign language they choose at Korbel in order to graduate.

However, some languages are not offered by DU, such as, Korean. The sources for Korean at DU are limited: No regular classes are offered and currently there is only one language partner for students at the Center for World Languages and Cultures (CWLC) that students can practice with.

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University of Denver Chinese students are participating in new culture

This slideshow represents the life of Chinese students in these two weeks. It shows how they are facing and participating in new culture. It is like a follow-up story for my issue story one, which talks about University of Denver Chinese Students and Scholars Association (DU CSSA) and problems of Chinese students living in the U.S.

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University of Denver Chinese students face learning new culture

More and more Chinese students have been appearing on college campuses in the U.S. in recent years.

Ge Lv, junior, current president of DU CSSA

According to the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange published by the Institute of International Education on Nov. 14, 2011, the enrollment of Chinese students in the U.S. was the highest in 2010/11 compared to the international students from other countries. University of Denver (DU) is in the same situation: More and more Chinese students are coming to study here.

“Eight years ago, there were only two Chinese students at DU, but now there are 648 students. The number of Chinese students at DU has increased dramatically since 2009,” Ge Lv, junior, current president of DU Chinese Students and Scholars Association (DU CSSA) said.

 

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