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Beijing 2013

Visit the Maymester Blog for updates about our Summer 2013 trip to China.

Read the latest Avian Flu Update from Michael Lewis (of IES Abroad):

Because you have a student currently on an IES Abroad program in Beijing or Shanghai, I write with an update regarding the H7N9, otherwise known as Avian Flu.

First and foremost, our students’ health and safety is always IES Abroad’s paramount concern. We have an extensive, well trained and tested crisis management team in place at IES Abroad.  The team has managed IES Abroad’s response to the SARS crisis, H1N1, and many other crises over a period of decades.

To date, there have been no confirmed cases of human to human transmission of the H7N9 virus and relatively few cases in all of China… Read more.

Check out this profile on Dr. Moore and Dr. Chen: Building Global Community, Creating Local Opportunity (10/2/12)

See this timely report from the BBC: Social Entrepreneurship Takes Off in China (9/23/12)