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UT Tyler Offers 2013 Shanghai Summer Program

November 26, 2012

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

Students at The University of Texas at Tyler have the opportunity to participate in the 2013 “UT Tyler in Shanghai” Summer Program, Dr. Jill Blondin, Center for Global Education director, announced.

The course titled “China Immersion” may be counted as six undergraduate or graduate-level credit hours for any major, if approved by an adviser or department chair.

Estimated cost is $3,750 plus UT Tyler tuition for three credit hours and includes airfare, lodging and field trips. The cost may differ due to currency changes. Payment deadline is Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.

Applications and additional information may be found at the literature and languages department webpage.

Students will travel to Shanghai, China May 12 – June 1, 2013 and stay at East China Normal University, one of the top intuitions in that country. There, they will participate in interdisciplinary classes covering Chinese economy, society, health care, government, education and traditional arts, such as calligraphy and martial arts.

Limited scholarship funds are available.

For more information, contact Dr. Hui Wu, Department of Literature and Languages chair, 903.566.7289 or hwu@uttyler.edu; or Dr. Beth Mastel-Smith, associate professor of nursing, 903.566.7128 or bmastel-smith@uttyler.edu.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of almost 7,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.
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