“Well, I didn’t think it was gonna be THIS cold!” Montse Muralles exclaimed while telling me what she didn’t expect about coming to Michigan. She was my exchange student from Guatemala for eight weeks. School, cross country, dance, trips, and parties. Yup, she did them all with us. Through Faces […]

YINCHUAN — Five years after Mahmoud Fattouh came to China for a doctorate in ethnology at Ningxia University, the young Egyptian now speaks fluent Mandarin. “For me, learning Mandarin in China was an afterthought, as it is difficult,” Fattouh says. “However, Chinese students in Cairo left a good impression on […]