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  News -Department of Justice Sichuan Province visits University of Georgia’s renowned Carl Vinson Institute of ...
News -Department of Justice Sichuan Province visits University of Georgia’s renowned Carl Vinson Institute of Government
High-ranking prison officials from China’s Sichuan Province visited University of Georgia’s renowned Carl Vinson Institute of Government, Georgia for a first-time U. training/educational opportunity.
The Deputy Commissioner and prison officials from Sichuan Province paid a visit to US justice practitioners, the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, and Georgia’s Department of Corrections (DOC) to participate in learning sessions devoted to prison technology and security.
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  Sichuan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sichuan (Chinese: 四川; pinyin: Sìchuān; Wade-Giles: Ssu-ch`uan; obsolete romanizations include Szechwan and Szechuan) is a province in central-western China with its capital at Chengdu.
The area lies in the Sichuan basin and is surrounded by the Himalaya to the west, Qinling Range to the north, and mountainous areas of Yunnan to the south.
Sichuan's nominal GDP for 2003 was about 545 billion Yuan (about 66 billion USD) and a per capita of 6270 RMB (757 USD).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sichuan   (853 words)

 Falun Gong Practitioner Wang Haibo and His Wife Suffer Abuse at Sichuan University | Clearharmony - Falundafa in Europe
Wang Haibo was an associate professor in the Mathematics Department at Sichuan University.
Fang Hui, was a lecturer in the Foreign Languages Department at Sichuan University.
During the past year, Sichuan University, and its Wangjiang Office in Chengdu City, did not pay Fang Hui any salary, and she and her twelve-year-old son did not even receive a minimum living allowance.
www.clearharmony.net /articles/200410/22542.html   (450 words)

 Encyclopedia: Sichuan University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Sichuan (Chinese: 四川; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ssu-ch`uan; obsolete romanizations include Szechwan and Szechuan) is a province in central-western China with its capital at Chengdu.
Sichuan Univ. is one of the pioneers of modern Chinese higher education, playing a demonstrating role in the development of the modern higher education in West China.
The University Museum is the only one of its kind in China with a comprehensive collection of cultural relics over 40,000 pieces, and animal and plant specimens over 600,000 pieces, ranking first in its holdings among the others in China.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Sichuan-University   (1007 words)

 Study Abroad with CIEE International Study Programs
Sichuan is one of China’s most populous provinces—more than 100 million people living in a land area equal to that of France.
The University of Sichuan: Established in 1896 and located in the provincial capital of Chengdu, Sichuan University is one of China’s oldest and largest public universities.
Kunming, Yunnan University is a comprehensive university serving the southwestern region of China and beyond.
www.ciee.org /IFDS/seminars/china_summer.aspx   (612 words)

 Plant Resources of Sichuan
Sichuan's agriculture has a long history, so up to now we have over 1, 500 cultivated species, most of them original, so they are well adapted to our environment and bear a great potential for development.
Sichuan lies on the border of subtropics and tropics, its landscape is notably diverse, which has proved beneficial for a rich evolution.
In the Sichuan basin and its surrounding lower mountains the climate is hot in summer, mild in winter, frosts are seldom, rain is plenty (1000-1200mm p.a.) all over the year, it's moist and misty.
www.blasum.net /holger/wri/biol/sichuanp.html   (4862 words)

 newsletter0405 -home page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The inaugural conference of the Consortium for Western China Development Studies was held at Sichuan University during June 22-23, 2004.
Professor Lu Tiecheng, the Secretary of CPC of Sichuan University delivered the welcoming speech, and Ke Zunping, the vice governor of Sichuan Province, Professor Liu Guoeng, the Chair of CES, and Professor Zhu Axing, the Chair of Overseas Chinese Society of GIS spoke at the opening ceremony.
Professor Jeff Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and special adviser to UN secretary general, Kofi Annan, made a keynote speech, Professor Zhao Changwen, assistant to president of Sichuan University and general secretary of the Consortium Summarize the conference at the closing ceremony.
www.acpgis.org /programs/publication/V12_2004/05/western.html   (1805 words)

 China partnership project begins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The China Partnership Project is a collaborative effort between the UW Department of Medical Education and Sichuan University in Chengdu.
Last month a new collaborative effort began between the UW Department of Medical Education and Sichuan University in Chengdu in the Peoples Republic of China.
Sichuan University has partnered with the UW to train faculty for leadership roles at its new Center for Medical Education Research.
depts.washington.edu /mednews/vol5/no05/cpp.html   (253 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Centrally located in the western Sichuan Plain, Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, is renowned for its fertile land and agricultural wealth, which have earned the city the nickname "Storehouse of Heaven." It covers an area of 3,861 sq.
There are three universities in Chengdu, including Sichuan University, and many scientific and technical schools, plus an institute for the education of members of the Tibetan minority and a school of traditional Chinese medicine.
Sichuan cuisine, one of four Chinese cuisines, is well-known as tasty and piquant delicious food.
www.chinacenter.umn.edu /Resources/main_tip_cd.htm   (1176 words)

 Outreach News Press Release
John Liu, Auburn University professor of fisheries and allied aquacultures, has been presented the Sichuan Province of China's prestigious 2003 Golden Summit Award in recognition of his significant contributions to economic development and social progress in Sichuan.
Sichuan Governor Zhang Zhongwei presented Liu the Golden Summit, or Jinding, Award in a ceremony Oct. 16 in Chengdu, Sichuan's capitol city.
He has been instrumental in helping Sichuan researchers secure grants from the Chinese government and has presented numerous lectures and seminars on catfish genomics to scientists in Sichuan and to Sichuan delegations visiting AU.
www.auburn.edu /outreach/events/news/2003_october/liuaward.htm   (289 words)

 Tourism School Sichuan University
Located in Chengdu, Sichuan, China, Tourism School of Sichuan University grew out of the Tourism Department (founded in 1980s) of Sichuan University, the most prominent university in West China.
In July 1998, the Tourism Department of Sichuan University was renamed Tourism School of Sichuan University.
For this reason, the school was designated by Sichuan Provincial Government as the provincial training base of undergraduate students major in tourist management and won the first prize of the Excellent Teaching of Sichuan Province.
www.aseansec.org /economic/atten/SichuanChina.htm   (408 words)

 Indiana State University : College of Arts and Sciences : CAS in the News : 2005 CAS Distinguished Professor Aimin Chen
Delivering a five-minute speech representing the new vice presidents, she spoke of how regional disparities have adversely affected the university’s ability to attract talented faculty because it is in the poorer western China where local government support is very limited.
Public universities are the predominant source of higher education in China.
Universities under the Chinese Ministry of Education receive 29 percent of higher education revenues but account for only about 13 percent of all students because of their additional research responsibilities.
web.indstate.edu /cas/casinnews/2005dp.htm   (755 words)

 Current News: Southeast to Enter into Articulation Agreement with Chinese University, Southeast Missouri State ...
Sichuan Normal University was established in 1946 and is located in Chengdu, China, in Sichuan Province.
Sichuan, at the provincial level, is considered a “key” university, Parsons said.
A “key” university is the main university for a Chinese province and is given the opportunity to select their students first.
www.semo.edu /news/index_5849.htm   (463 words)

 Ford Foundation Report
Chengdu, China—It is a Friday morning and students in a class at Sichuan University Law School are brainstorming a defense for Li Bowen, a 21-year-old migrant worker charged with mugging a woman for her purse, which contained $50 and a cell phone.
Last fall, Yang Jingsong, a senior at Tsinghua University, and two of his classmates were assigned their first case—to help villagers whose land had been confiscated to file a class action suit against the central government.
When the Wuhan University Center for the Protection of the Rights of Disadvantaged Citizens was founded in 1992 as China's first legal aid center, it consisted of a few small rooms in the campus law building.
www.fordfound.org /publications/ff_report/view_ff_report_detail.cfm?report_index=431   (2796 words)

 UW Worldwide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In their junior year, the UW students travel to Sichuan Province to continue their projects, in collaboration with Sichuan University faculty and students.
A group of 26 University of Washington freshmen participated in the pilot UW Worldwide program with Sichuan University in its first year.
Then they compared the numbers and geographic ranges of the three species to try to determine whether the low numbers of the species classified as rare were accurate or an artifact of the collection locations and a misunderstanding of the range.
www.washington.edu /change/proposals/uww.html   (2946 words)

He practices a complex, from a primary school teacher, headmaster to a professor and dean of the faculty of education Sichuan Normal University, interdisciplinary approach in his research and combines perspectives from pedagogy, psychology, sociology, economics, philosophy, politics and history.
At present he is dean of the Faculty of Education Sichuan Normal University and professor, tutor for undergraduates as well as a supervisor for postgraduates.
Visiting-scholar at University of Oslo, Sep. 1998- Sep. 1999.
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 Wild Relatives in Sichuan, China
The Sichuan Province is rich in flora and fauna with abundant relic species due to the unique physical conditions and variety ecosystems.
Vascular plants have been estimated at about 10,000 species native to the province, and most of the species are distributed in the western region.
Sichuan has a well-established system of protected areas overseen and managed by the Department of Nature Conservation, the Forest Bureau of Sichuan Province.
www.ipgri.cgiar.org /themes/in_situ_project/wild_relatives/sichuan.htm   (420 words)

 University of Washington - Worldwide
Across the Pacific Ocean, at Sichuan University, the project’s faculty has separate protocols for accepting student applications, but the curriculum and research projects are parallel to those at UW because they are collaboratively designed with Kalonji and UW faculty.
UW Worldwide is lucky also to have the support of the university’s administration; the UW higher administration has dedicated significant resources to the project, shows interest, and does not interfere with Kalonji and her colleagues in the design of the project.
The four years that students spend with UWWW Sichuan are formative, academically and personally, and result in a deep exchange of language, culture, academe, and significant research that is beneficial to Washington State, to Sichuan Province, and to the individual students themselves.
www.ed.gov /about/offices/list/ope/fipse/uwarticle.html?exp=4   (2298 words)

 ipedia.com: Sichuan Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Sichuan is a province in central-western China with its capital at Chengdu.
Sichuan (四川, pinyin: Sìchuān, WG: Ssu-ch`uan, non-standard transliteration: Szechwan, lit.
Foggy climate hindered the accuracy of Japanese bombing of the basin and Chongqing where the capital of Republic of China had moved to during World War II.
www.ipedia.com /sichuan.html   (765 words)

 Ford Foundation Report
Zhu and Hu are students at Sichuan University's legal clinic, one of nearly a dozen recently introduced into law schools throughout China.
University clinics can play an important role in legal reform by helping to meet the huge demand for legal aid.
University clinics are helping to meet a huge demand for legal aid in China.
www.fordfound.org /publications/ff_report/view_ff_report_detail.cfm?report_index=431&print_version=1   (2796 words)

 Department of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Van C. Mow and Dr. Cheng Dong (a Columbia University alumnus) led a team of 17 leading U.S. and international biomedical engineers to share some of the current state of knowledge in biomechanics, biomedical imaging, and cell and tissue engineering.
Various parts of these meetings were held in Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Jiao Tung University, Shanghai, Sichuan University, Chengdu, and at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing.
From Columbia University attending these meetings were: Professors Paul Sajda and Edward Guo (front row, 1st and 2nd seats from right, respectively), Professors Andrew Laine and Van mow (front row, 5th and 8th seats from right, respectively).
www.bme.columbia.edu /p.cgi?i=6.12   (431 words)

 Environmental Education Center of Sichuan University, Chengdu, China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Sichuan University Environmental Volunteer Association (EVA) was founded in 1995 and has steadily grown, developing programs for student and community awareness of environmental issues.
In 2001 EVA was chosen for the "Earth Award" by the China Environmental Journalists Association and Friends of the Earth Hong Kong.
Sichuan University's Environmental Education Center communicates with a network of student, faculty and staff at different universities, all concerned about environmental improvement in China and involved in cooperative efforts in their communities.
www.virtualfoundation.org /support/consortium/sichuaneec.html   (173 words)

 Hall Brings Models of Successful University-Government Collaboration to China
The formation of the Institute is spearheaded by President Michael Crow of Arizona State University, at the invitation of the Chinese Ministry of Education and President Xie Heping of Sichuan University.
Among the themes the Chinese government seeks to tackle are human capital building and training for emerging industries, entrepreneurial collaboration between universities and local or regional government, use-inspired research and technology transfer, sustainability and environmental protection, fostering innovation, and addressing diverse local needs.
The University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages more than 16,000 diverse students in nine degree-granting schools and colleges.
www.albany.edu /news/releases/2005/may2005/hall_china.htm   (484 words)

 SHSU/China Agreement
Sam Houston State University is doing its part to facilitate international knowledge and communication by promoting cultural exchange among the members of its community.
Signing the international agreement at Sam Houston State University last week were James F. Gaertner, president of the university, and Luxia Liu, an SHSU graduate student from China majoring in secondary education, who was authorized to represent Sichuan Dipont.
Sichuan has the exclusive rights in advertising the university through media including newspapers, educational journals, lectures, and educational exhibitions and will promote the university in China for the purpose of nominating international students for entry into SHSU programs.
www.shsu.edu /~pin_www/T@S/2001/chinaagree.html   (425 words)

 Fulbright New Century Scholars Program: Nima Badeng
Nima Badeng was born in Danbar County in Kham area Tibet (Danbar County in Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province) China in May of 1958, where he had primary and secondary education from 1966 to 1977.
Presently, he is associate professor and dean of the Education Department of Sichuan Normal University, as well as president of the educational scientific college of Sichuan Normal University.
He has also been a visiting scholar at the University of Hong Kong, the University of Tromso, the University of Oslo, and the Institute of Education, University of London.
www.cies.org /NCS/ncs_nbadeng.htm   (603 words)

 Sichuan University
The College of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology is one of the largest colleges in Sichuan University, and the largest institution of higher education of this discipline in Southwest China, and as such we are home to a full range of activities within the spectrum of electrical, automation and communication engineering.
The college has excellent computing resources, well-equipped teaching and research laboratories and currently has 157 faculty members, among whom 19 are professors, 68 are associated professors and 10 are senior engineers.
The college is located on Wangjiang campus of Sichuan University near downtown Chengdu, offering rich opportunities for collaboration with other research institutions, and a growing high-tech industry.
www.scu.org.cn /College&School/EEI.asp   (204 words)

 Sichuan University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Sichuan University is a major Chinese university, located in the city of Chengdu, in the Sichuan province of the People's Republic of China.
This China university, college or other education institution article is a stub.
This page was last modified 11:05, 26 September 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sichuan_University   (61 words)

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