Shanghai, China - June 7, 2010 - June 18, 2010
3 credits available in HMSE 4999 or NUTR 6902.
Program Cost: $1,200*
Application Deadline: April 30, 2010
Faculty Program Leader: Dr. Yuhua Li, Associate Professor of the Department of Health and Sport Sciences will
lead the group to Shanghai.
Eligibility and Space Available: The program is open to Juniors, Seniors and Graduate students from the University
of Memphis or any accredited public or private university.
Program Description: Students will travel to Shanghai, China and encounter authentic Chinese culture and
customs for healthy living. Students will experience the balanced life energy according
to traditional Chinese medicine as they engage in exercise for health promotion, learn
about the healing properties of food and visit tranquil gardens and teahouses. Students
will come into contact with the 3,000 year old Chinese healing arts that focus on
achieving harmony through movement, diet and mediation.
Morning Exercise at Shanghai Normal University
Lecture "Chinese History and Culture: Impact on Health Practices"
Visit Jade Buddha Temple (Yufo-Si)
- Morning exercises
- Visit Shanghai Chinese Medical College - school and hospital
- Attend Chinese acrobat performance
Wai Tain, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, and Nan-jing Road (shopping mall and stores)
Touring the Huang-Pu River
Shanghai World Expo
Depart Pudong Airport
Arrive in Memphis, TN
Program Fees and Refund Policy: The program fee is $1,200. The program fee includes accommodations, inland transportation,
student ID card and application fee.The program fees do not include international
travel, tuition, visa fees, medical insurance or personal expenses. A non-refundable
deposit of $350 is due by March 1, 2010 to secure your place. Please submit you payment
to the Study Abroad Office located at 102 Brister Hall. If you are a U of M student,
you can pay the deposit online here.
Fees with the exception of the deposit will be refunded in full if notification is
received 90 days before the program start date. Withdrawals up to 45 days prior to
the program will incur a charge of $500. Withdrawals up to 20 days before the program
will incur a charge of 50% of the program fees. All other withdrawals within 20 days
or less will incur a charge of 75% of the program fees. In addition to these fees
any unrecoverable expenses will be billed to the student. Cancellations should be
in writing and are only effective upon date of receipt of written notification. Should
the University decide to cancel the program, there will be a full refund of all fees
Scholarships: Scholarships for University of Memphis students are available through the Study Abroad
Office, 102 Brister Hall phone: 678-4271. Applications may be obtained at that office
or accessed online here.
Contact: For more information, please contact Dr. Li at firstname.lastname@example.org / 901.678.2311 or the Study Abroad office at email@example.com / 901.678.2814 or visit the website.
* Price is subject to change.