J-Term 2013: China
J-Term 2013: Japan
January term or "J-term" is an exciting time at
Randolph-Macon College. This year, more than 90 percent of R-MC students (1,183)
participated in this unique month-long program. Students immersed themselves in
other cultures by studying abroad; worked in their desired career fields by doing
internships; or delved into exciting on-campus courses or research.
Nearly 100 students traveled to one of 10 countries: Australia, United Kingdom,
Japan, Tanzania, Hungary, China, Guatemala, Germany, Austria and New Zealand. This
year, Randolph-Macon supplied video cameras to several of the classes so that students
and professors could chronicle their time abroad. They returned with video blogs
that will make you feel as though you traveled with them.
China: In this video, students share their experiences as they
traveled to Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Nanjing and even climbed the Great Wall of China.
The students, led by Professor Jia Xin Wu, learned about China’s present and past,
visited sacred temples and toured a tea plantation. The original video footage was
provided by Kyle Snodderly ’14.
Japan: Students learned about religion, the art of meditation and
the culture and history of Japan. The students, led by Professors Timothy Brown
and Todd Munson, toured temples, castles and other historic sites. The original
video footage was provided Matthew Wyman ’14.
Learn more about Randolph-Macon’s Asian Studies