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In 976 A.D., Zhang Shi and Zhu Xi, two leaders of ancient Chinese learning, ¬†climbed Yuelu Mountain, located on the west bank of the Xiang River in Changsha. When they arrived at the summit, they built a platform and named it “Hexi,” which translates as “the splendor of sunrise.” The platform became the foundation for …

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“Walter! Walter! Hello! Hello!” My teaching partner and I scan the crowd waiting to meet passengers at the Changsha Airport. Two women and a man are waving enthusiastically in our direction from behind the barrier. To say that we’re glad to see our colleagues from the National University of Defense Technology is an understatement: Including …

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