Please join us for a conversation with Willis Wang, Vice President and Associate Provost for Global Programs with Boston University’s Office of Global Programs. He has launched major global initiatives for BU for graduate and professional students. Wang will speak about his experience creating educational programs and partnerships in China, including an analysis of the benefits and barriers of engaging with China’s massive educational enterprise. With his background as a senior international officer at BU and as a lawyer in the tech industry, he will share his insights with a view to how his experience provides lessons for UMB. Please join us for this interactive session. The event is sponsored by the UMB Office of Academic Affairs and the UMB Center for Global Education Initiatives. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 Noon - 1:30 p.m. Gladhill Boardroom in the HSHSL Library at 601 W. Lombard A light lunch will be served. Please register here: umbforms.wufoo.com/forms/z7klxja0k8fx6s/. If you have any questions, please contact Virginia Rowthorn at Virginia.firstname.lastname@example.org.