Western Kentucky University

WKU Health Services : Health Services News

Dr. Stephens travels with WKU Confucius Institute

The staff at WKU Health Services would like to wish Dr. Michael Stephens a safe trip as he travels with the Confucius Institute at WKU to Bejing China. Last year, 44 faculty/staff, students, and community members took the adventure to China. Our very own, Ta'Neka Vaden, DNP, APRN participated in the adventure and shared her memorable experience with the staff.

This year the Confucius Institute at WKU will lead 29 Zhongguo Adventurers to Beijing China at North China Electric Power University (NCEPU).  On Thursday, May 17th the group will begin their first adventure, with a "Welcome Reception" by the NCEPU faculty/staff and students and learn about the language and culture. The group will end the day with a "Welcome Banquet."  

Please follow our 2 week adventure beginning May 16 through May 30th through our blog at http://confuciusinstitutechinaexperience2012.blog.wku.edu.  Social media such as Facebook and Twitter are not permitted. The following individuals will be heading to China for the Confucius Institute China Experience 2012:

  • Jessica Brumley
  • Margaret Cobane
  • Rebecca Davis
  • Amanda Garmon
  • Evan Grantz
  • Edit Hamburger
  • Peter Hamburger
  • Kelli Hogue
  • Charvinia Neblett
  • Cody Hutchins
  • Anthony Martin
  • Terrill Martin
  • Wei-Ping Pan
  • Hannah Pardue
  • Anton Stewart
  • Martin Stone
  • Savannah Stone
  • Lorraine Baushke
  • Stephanie Hammons
  • Robert Deane
  • Lisa Horn
  • Lynn Hines
  • Christopher King
  • Amanda Lich
  • Elizabeth Sholar
  • Michael Stephens
  • John Hoover
  • Ronda Talley
  • George Rasmussen

Please follow the group as they document their daily adventures.

Categories
Latest Health News
Juicing: Healthy Detox or Diet Trap?

(CNN) -- Juicing -- if you believe its avid fans -- is a great way to detox the body, prevent disease and lose weight.

6 Fitness Myths Busted (and 3 Surprising Facts!)

Are you killing it in the gym but not seeing results? Chances are, you've fallen victim to bad advic

5 foods that are keeping you up at night

Stop eating these 5 foods before bed and you can help yourself clock some extra sleep.

Featured Articles
5 Ways to Drop Your Soda Habit

How does one ditch a dependence on soda? Here are five tips for kicking your soda habit for good.

Real or fake sugar: Does it matter?

Are artificial sweeteners used in soft drinks and foods safe? Will they make us fat? How much is too much? Science doesn't have all the answers yet, but researchers have some clues.

List of 'Salty Six' Foods May Surprise You
 Last Modified 7/22/13