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While February 14th is known as Valentine’s Day to most of us, to several billion people this year, it marks the start of a new year according to the lunar calendar — a.k.a. Chinese New Year.  It’ll be the Year of the Tiger (which, come to think of it, is the year most of the […]

2010 CAPS Reception Photos

On Thursday, CAPS students, staff and faculty gathered at A.D. White House for a classy evening together.  The CAPS reception provides a chance for underclassmen to meet with upperclassmen returning from D.C. and Beijing, and for students to meet faculty.  It was also an excuse to eat a lot of food, which is always good! […]

China Bridge Winter Program Overview

Over break, 51 Cornell students, including 13 CAPS majors, visited China at the invitation of Hanban, the Chinese government’s language council and Confucius Institute sponsor.  Over the course of three weeks, CAPS students had a chance to visit Beijing (1 week) and Hangzhou (2 weeks).  Highlights of the Beijing portion of our trip included visits […]

CAPS Social this Thursday!

The annual get-together where CAPS faculty and students hang out, eat food, and chat is going to be this Thursday, February 4th, at the A.D. White House (next to Rockefeller Hall) from 5-7 p.m.  I’m sad that I can’t go because of chamber orchestra rehearsal (disclaimer — I do like rehearsals, I just wish it […]



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