Associated Faculty

Shaohua Guo


The CORE ASIA project brought together the students in five sections of CORE China, India, and Japan to compare and contrast the three societies through a research poster salon. The students learned that, although each society has a unique trajectory and story, different communities face similar challenges and opportunities. In many cases, they encounter the same global historical events. Each poster examines one nation's struggle with modernity through one of six subjects: gender/family/community, media/technology, environmental issues, diversity/ethnicity/inequity, education, or employment/labor/corporate culture/work.

Publication Date

Spring 2013


Core Curriculum

Document Type



What is the CEE? A multi-day test covering several subjects and administered only once a year. The CEE, commonly known as the gaokao, is a high-stakes examination that impacts the rest of the student’s life. Unlike the SAT in the United States, it is the single most important factor in college admission, and thus it is the focus of secondary school education.



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