DEALLC Chinese Language Student Honors

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Kelly Abbinanti (何梦洁) (East Asian Studies and currently is taking 5th Year Chinese) Intern for the State Department, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs for both the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 academic year. Works directly with the US Embassy Beijing, delivering Mandarin-English translations of government, business, and independent news outlets in support of the research policy analysis team.  Essay published in UVA's Wilson Journal, the Undergraduate International Relations research journal, titled China’s Proliferation of Cyber Warfare Capabilities: Should the U.S. be Worried?  (2015)

Daniel Justus (姜天宁) (Chinese Language and Literature and Political Philosophy, Policy, and Law (PPL) double majors and is taking 5th Year Chinese): 1. Summer Intern at Unitalen Attorneys at Law 集佳知识产权代理有限公司, Shanghai Branch Office, Summer 2015. 2. Internship in English Language Teaching at the University of Macau, China, Summer 2016. 3. Graduate Student Representative to the Institute of World Languages, Academic Year 2016-2017

Shelbey Keegan(纪元华)(East Asian Studies and Foreign Affairs double majors and is taking 5th Year Chinese):  Received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) Award 2016-17.  She will be teaching English in Taiwan.

Judy Jiang(江嘉倩)(East Asian studies and Commerce majors and is taking 4th Year Chinese): Passed NSA Chinese Reading and Listening Proficiency Exam and received the highest score of 3.

Michael Ly(李迈科)(East Asian Studies and Foreign Affairs and is taking 4th Year Chinese): Received the Silver prize in the Jiangsu cup Chinese speech contest at D.C..  He also received 2016 Critical Language Scholarship for Chinese Language Study in Xi'an. The program is administered by the Department of State ECA Bureau and American Councils for Int'l Education.

Olivia Negus(欧丽雅)(Chinese Language and Literature and Economics double majors, and is taking 4th Year Chinese): She is awarded the Mastercard Asian Studies Scholarship and is one of the two Undergraduate student representatives in the IWL committee (2016-17). 

In General:
14 UVA students and 4 Yale University students will participate in the 2016 UVA-in-Shanghai Chinese Language program.