How climate change is not an individual problem
Evergreen allows for students to follow our individual learning interests, and strengthens our passion to help better the world. Our school’s education system makes space for students to forge their own learning paths, whether they decide to study abroad, engage in internships or independent learning contracts, or take a variety of stimulating on-campus academic programs.
Xing Wei College (XWC) was founded by Weiming Chen in 2010. It is, we believe, the first private, non-profit, college in the People’s Republic of China (PROC) with an educational philosophy inspired by liberal arts colleges in the United States (US). Our motto is “Freedom, Passion, Conscience.”
The creation of RUC in 1972 was first a response to the requirements of the highly developed industries which needed a new kind of human capital. But at the same time there was created a new opportunity for the students who fought for a more democratic, socially engaged and critical university.
During my first weeks in Denmark, I was lucky enough to have a group of wonderful people from my new university organizing activities and events for us international students, with the purpose of introducing us to Danish culture. Among these – between a beer pong tournament and a cooking session – was dumpster diving.