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NorthStar visiting scholars to present research at BSU

BEMIDJI--Eight members of the NorthStar Visiting Scholar Academy at BSU will present research comparing social and national constructs between the United States and China at a poster symposium at BSU on Monday, Dec. 3.

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BEMIDJI-Eight members of the NorthStar Visiting Scholar Academy at BSU will present research comparing social and national constructs between the United States and China at a poster symposium at BSU on Monday, Dec. 3.

The event is free and open to the public from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hobson Memorial Union Lakeside Lounge.

Ms. Qi Fan, a Chinese opera performer from Changzhi University in Shanxi, China, and visiting scholar in Bemidji State's Department of Music, will open Monday's event with two Chinese folk songs to provide a musical comparison of the U.S. and China.

The NorthStar Visiting Scholar Academy promotes understanding and cooperation between American and international university scholars "through a unique experience of mutual enrichment," a release said. Faculty members from various international institutions make up the participating scholars at BSU. They spend a semester or full academic year attending Bemidji State lectures, workshops and classes while learning about the U.S. educational system.

Each scholar has a BSU faculty mentor who guides them through their immersion experience and assists on their research projects.

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The presentations at Monday's event will be:

• "A Glance at Medical Insurance in China and the U.S." by Dr. Mei Liping.

• "A Brief Comparison of Criminal Proceedings Between China and the United States" by Ms. Ye Chengfang.

• "Comparison of the Ancient Chinese and Greek Philosophical Intelligence" by Ms. Liu Manyun.

• "The Spread and Obstruction of Western Liberalism in 20th Century Chinese Literature" by Dr. Li Gang.

• "How to Train Future Nurses to Perform Nursing Skills Competently and Confidently" by Ms. Chen Guiyuan.

• "The Different Communication Frequency Bands Used in China and the U.S.: Will Your Cell Phone Work on the 4G Network in China?" by Mr. Xuan Feng.

• "Chinese High-Speed Train and Railway" by Ms. Ruan Shuaishuai.

Related Topics: BEMIDJI STATE UNIVERSITY
Micah Friez is the sports editor at the Bemidji Pioneer. A native of East Grand Forks, Minn., he joined the Pioneer in 2015 and is a 2018 graduate of Bemidji State University with a degree in Creative and Professional Writing. Follow him on Twitter at @micahfriez for Lumberjack and Beaver updates.
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