Dr. Paul Boaheng, an associate Professor of Philosophy, in the Department of Government and History, has been awarded a China Studies Institute Fellowship by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and China Education Association for International Exchange. The Fellowship supports Dr. Boaheng’s participation in the China Studies Institute to be held in Shanghai, Beijing, and Xi’an, China, from June 3 to June 22, 2018. While in China, Dr. Boaheng will present academic papers, attend seminars, and exchange ideas with Chinese academics, education administrators, business leaders, representatives from the local Chinese community, government officials, and experts from other relevant fields. The program will allow Dr. Boaheng to advance his understanding of Chinese civilization, history, language and culture. Among other things, Dr. Boaheng teaches World Religions as a Global Understanding course with Inner Mongolia Normal University in China, and Baotou Teachers’ College also in China, using interactive videoconferencing and other Internet-based technologies.