The American University in Vietnam (AUV) on Saturday kicked off its first academic year in the central city of Da Nang. The American University in Vietnam (AUV) on Saturday kicked off its first academic year in the central city of Da Nang. In the 2016-17 school year, the university provides degree courses in business administration, accounting, finance, marketing, hospitality management, multimedia, and IT. More majors will be added in the following years, including medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, aviation, project management, and others. Breaking ground in 2010, the AUV is the first American-style university in Vietnam, establishing relationships with the University of Missouri, Kansas City, campuses of California State University, the State University of New York and other top colleges and universities, according to the university’s website. With the total investment of nearly VND3.2 trillion (US$143.5 million), the university covers 32 hectares and has modern … [Read more...] about American University in Vietnam begins 1st school year
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Sixteen years ago, US President Clinton came to Vietnam, beginning a new era of cooperation between our two countries. AUV is the first and only American University in the country. With an establishment license from the Ministry of Education and Training and the support of many local and national leaders in Vietnam, the programmes of American University in Vietnam (AUV) provide solid grounding in critical thinking as well as degrees in Business, Hospitality Management, Computer Science and Communication during its inaugural year. Future degree programmes are anticipated in Engineering, Environmental Science, Health Sciences, and Pre-Medicine, as well as graduate degrees such as the MBA, MPA and Masters in Teaching English as a Second Language. The courses are the same as found in top tier US universities, with a curriculum designed by educators with degrees from Harvard, Wharton, Duke, UCLA and other American partner schools. A modern campus in Da Nang, partnerships with scores of … [Read more...] about Welcome President OBAMA to Vietnam and the Opening of the American University in Vietnam
A great number of international scholars have participated in the 3rd Conference on Vietnamese Studies in Hanoi. They exchanged many interesting and fruitful viewpoints on Vietnam. American professor Jack D.Harris said that studying Vietnam had changed young Americans. He visited Vietnam for the first time 15 years ago, but the professor can still remember his first impression of the lifestyle of the Vietnamese people at that time: cyclos could be seen everywhere and there no tall buildings or skyscrapers, and almost no modern shops. However, he was attracted by the charm of the country at first sight. The Vietnamese people warmly received Professsor Harris with cheerful smiles and open-hearts. At that time, it was not easy to find a Vietnamese person who could speak English well, therefore, he had to communicate with the locals via a Vietnamese-English Dialogue Book. Coming back to Vietnam these days, however, Professor Harris can see many changes thanks to Vietnam's … [Read more...] about The image of Vietnam in the eyes of international friends
Famous conductor Charles Ansbacher, who conducted the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra in VietNamNet’s Reconciliation Concert in April, passed away at the age of 67 on September 12th at his home in Cambridge, MA.Although knowing for the past 13 months that he had an incurable brain tumor, Ansbacher, a White House Fellow (WHF), courageously continued his life’s mission of bringing free orchestral music to diverse audiences. Conductor Ansbacher was born in Providence, Rhode Island on October 5, 1942, and found his love for music at a young age, encouraged by his parents–noted Adlerian psychologists Drs. Heinz Ludwig and Rowena Ripin Ansbacher. He majored in physics at Brown University but switched to music after creating a successful chamber orchestra with his classmates. His musical studies also included the University of Cincinnati and the Mozarteum in Austria. In the early 1970’s, he moved to Colorado, where he served for nearly two decades as the … [Read more...] about American conductor of ‘Reconciliation Concert’ passes away
VietNamNet Bridge - Three US television channels will broadcast the English version of documentaries exploring Vietnamese culture and cuisine, produced by a Vietnamese film crew, beginning in September. makes "banh xeo" (rice cake). … [Read more...] about “Martin Yan-Taste of Vietnam” to be aired in the U.S.