Schedule

Week 1

Date Time Event  Location
June 3 9:00-9:45a Welcome and IRES Orientation BPS 1440
  10:00a-noon Pre-evaluation Discussion  
  noon-1:00p Lunch & pre-evaluation  
  1:30-4:00p

Chinese Language: Greetings

Experiencing Culture: Money

Individual Tutoring

 
  4:00p-5:00p Export Control Seminar  
June 4 9:00-11:30a

Chinese Language: Navigating the research environment

Experiencing Culture: Cultural Landmarks

Individual Tutoring

BPS 1440
  11:30a-noon Research Interview  
  noon-1:00p Lunch & BEVI Debrief  
  1:30p-2:30p Culture General Orientation  
  2:45p-5:00p Health & Safety Abroad  
June 5 9:00-11:30a

Chinese Language: Making Travel Plans

Experiencing Culture: Navigating in China

Individual Tutoring

BPS 1440
  11:30a-noon Research Interview  
  noon-1:00p Lunch  
  1:00-2:00p Intellectual Property  
  2:00-3:00p Finances: Trip to Admin Bldg  
June 6 9:00-11:30a

Chinese Language: Ordering Food

Experiencing Culture: Chinese Cuisine

Individual Tutoring

BPS 1440
  11:30a-noon Research Interview  
  noon-1:00p Lunch  
  1:00-5:00p Project Work/Technical Training  
June 7 9:00-11:30a

Chinese Language: Ordering Food

Experiencing Culture: Chinese Cuisine

Individual Tutoring

BPS 1440
  11:30a-noon Research Interview  
  noon-1:00p Lunch  
  1:00-5:00p Project Work/Technical Training  

 

Week 2

Date Time Event Location
June 10 9:00a-noon Project Work  
  noon Depart for China  
June 11 6:30p Arrive in Shanghai  
June 12   Get settled & local orientation

 

June 13  

Opening Ceremony @ NSCC-Wuxi

Meet with advisors

Tour of NSCC-Wuxi

Group Pics

Wuxi
June 14   Research begins  

 

Week 3

Date Time Event Location
June 17   Project Work  
June 19 7:30p-8:30p Round Table Check-in w/US mentors  

 

Week 4

Date Time Event Location
June 24   Project Work  
June 26 7:30p-8:30p Round Table Check-in w/US mentors  

 

Week 5

Date Time  Event

Location

July 1   Project Work  
July 2   Project Work  
  7:30p-8:30p Round Table Check-in w/US mentors  
July 3   Cultural excursion to Beijing  
July 4   Explore on your own  
July 5   Visit Great Wall  
July 6   Explore on your own  
July 7   Return to Shanghai/Wuxi  

 

Week 6

Date Time Event Location
July 8   Project Work  
July 10 7:30p-8:30p Round Table Check-in w/US mentors

 

July 11   Mentor Check-in  

 

Week 7

Date Time  Event Location
July 15   Project Work  
July 17 7:30p-8:30p Round Table Check-in w/US mentors

 

 

Week 8

Date Time Event Location
July 22   Project Work  
July 24 7:30p-8:30p Round Table Check-in w/US mentors

 

    Student Project Updates - 10 minutes  

 

Week 9

Date Time Event Location
July 29   Project Work  
July 31 7:30p-8:30p Round Table Check-in w/US mentors

 

 

Week 10

Date Time Event Location
August 5   Project Work  
August 6   IRES:ASSURE Student Presentations  
August 7 9:00a Depart China  
  1:00p Arrive in US  
August 8   IRES:ASSURE Student Presentations BPS 1440
August 9 9:00-noon Post Evaluations & Individual Meetings BPS 1440
  1:00-5:00p Lab Wrap-up  
    Students Depart