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UMBC Asian Studies Majors present at Bard College in New York state.

This past weekend three Asian Studies majors presented papers at the 2nd Annual Research Conference on Asia and the Environment at Bard College in New York state: Kayla Barrett, “The Social Impact of Air Pollution in China”; Caitlin Stone (in photo on top), “The Costs of Good Karma: The Effects of Fangsheng (Animal Release) on the Chinese Environment and Society”; and Julian Tash (in photo on bottom) (with Jennifer Christhilf), “The Middle Kingdom’s Middle Ground: Understanding China’s Conciliatory Policy in the Mekong River.” Congratulations to all three!