Wanxiang Fellows Program in China

Sustainability, Green Technology, and Renewable Resources (one week pre-program in Japan at Ashikaga University)

Related Course: UIS will offer a 4-credit course in Summer 2024 - Environmental Challenges for China & the United States (ENS 440).

Faculty Leading the Program: Dr. Yun Zhao (yun.zhao@uis.edu)

Program Duration: 4 Weeks. Tentative Dates: June 8 – July 14, 2024

Program Description:

Supported by a generous grant from the Wanxiang Corporation, the University of Illinois at Springfield joins its sister campuses in Urbana and Chicago to offer a unique opportunity for undergraduates to learn about the challenges and opportunities related to sustainability, green technology, and renewable resources in China in the unique cultural and natural environments of the urban landscapes of Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou.

Participants will begin the program with a one week program at Ashikaga University in Japan, known for its renewable energy program and rich cultural heritage.

The program will be limited to 5-6 students from UIS.

Contact Study Away Program if you have questions or need more information.