In May and June of 2017 -UH manoa students gain global experience through Manoa Academy Beijing Experience.
Mānoa Academy Beijing Program
Mānoa Academy Beijing offers students the opportunity to complete a General Education Core requirement in the exciting cultural and political center of China. Academic classes delve into global issues involving China’s culture, society, economics, and language. Authentic experiences will take students behind the scenes of a modern city that is thriving and yet is grounded in antiquity.
For Summer 2017, the course topic was Health and Aging in a Global Context, taught by Dr. Wei Zhang,
Associate Professor of Sociology in the College of Social Sciences. Students visited living facilities for senior citizens in Honolulu and Beijing. In addition to participating in class discussions and field trips, students