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High-Rise Organicity: A Proposal for a Bamboo-Themed Skyscraper

Architecture
About the Scholar: Xi Yue (Kelly) grew up in China and attended The Affiliated High School of South China Normal University in Guangzhou, China The Research: Kelly’s architectural “thought experiment” proposes a new building to add to a cluster of four “eminent structures” on the Pearl River in Guangzhou, China. She would realize her theme […]

The Effect of Political and Cultural Ideas on Clothing Reform, Chinese Hair, and Clothing Fashion, 1890–1910s

History
About the Scholar: Pioneer Scholar Yanyu is from Shenzhen, China, where she attended Shenzhen Middle School The Research: With China’s 1911 Revolution came changes in the ways Chinese people dressed and styled their hair. Many revolutionaries cut off their traditional queues and dressed in plain, brightly-colored garments, discarding the dark embroidery of the Qing dynasty. […]
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Deviation and Integration: How Nüshu Serves as a Centrifugal and Centripetal Force for Women in Changing Rural China

Anthropology
About the Scholar: Pioneer Scholar Yilin is from Beijing, China, where she attended The Experimental High School Attached to Beijing Normal University The Research: Nüshu was a phonetic system of writing devised and practiced by local women in South China’s Jiangyong County from the 10th to 17th centuries. Yilin’s research reveals that because of nüshu’s […]

Descartes on Other Minds: Human and Animal

Philosophy
About the Scholar: Pioneer Scholar Hao is from Beijing, China, where she attended Beijing National Day School The Research: Many of us have heard René Descartes’ famous phrase “I think, therefore I am.” Descartes wrote this when he set out to prove the existence of the human mind. But in the same philosophical work, Descartes […]
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Love Thy Neighbor: A Comparative Analysis of Public Discourse about Chinese Rural Migrants

Sociology
About the Scholar: Pioneer Scholar Jiahui is from Guangzhou, China, where he attended The International Department of the Affiliated High School of South China Normal University The Research: China’s “hukou” registration system divided the population into urban and rural residents, unintentionally creating a binary citizenship – rural residents are now seen as a separate ethnic […]

Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotional Dysfunction: An Etiological Model

Psychology
About the Scholar: Pioneer Scholar Liyang is from Hangzhou, China, where she attended Hangzhou No. 14 High School The Research: Borderline personality disorder is a mental illness affecting 1–2% of the population, characterized by mood swings, difficulty controlling anger, and feelings of emptiness. Liyang designed an experiment examining the correlation between BPD patients’ difficulty in […]
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Film Noir, Urban Space, and Human Agency: Three Case Studies

Film Studies
About the Scholar: Pioneer Scholar Qianyi is from Beijing, China, where she attended Beijing No. 4 High School International Campus The Research: Most of us have seen at least one movie that falls under the category of “film noir” – dark, gritty crime dramas featuring bitter detectives, femmes fatales, and urban underworlds. In order to […]

Divided by Discrimination: An Analysis of Stereotyping and Differential Behavior during a Shopping Expedition

Anthropology
About the Scholar: Pioneer Scholar Gabrielle is from Oakland, California, where she attended The College Preparatory School. The Research: Gabrielle completed a field study examining the treatment of Black and white teenagers at a department store in a predominantly white neighborhood of California. Observing eye contact, body distance, posture, and tone, Gabrielle analyzed the nonverbal […]
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A Study of Yoko Ono as a Fluxus and Woman Artist

Art History
About the Scholar: Yao Lin grew up in China and attends Culver Academies. The Research: Yoko Ono is perhaps most famous for her marriage to John Lennon and her oft-speculated role in The Beatles’ break-up in 1970. But Ono was also a significant figure in postwar American art: a co-founder of the Fluxus movement, Ono […]
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