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Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 05:04 pm

How others see us

 In "New Beijings" (June 7, 2012) I mentioned in passing the astonishing popularity of the University of Illinois's Urbana campus with students from mainland China.

From the excellent long piece in a 2015 number of Inside Higher Education by Elizabeth Redden, "The University of China at Illinois," I learned this: 

The university’s nickname in China, I’m told, translates roughly as “village of corn.”



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