Sunday, January 27, 2019

Duke Professors Discourage Chinese Students from Speaking Chinese on Campus

From the Washington Post:

Part of an email from Professor Megan Neely: “[D]isappointed that these [Chinese] students were not taking the opportunity to improve their English and were being so impolite as to have a conversation that not everyone on the floor could understand.”

If the implication wasn’t clear enough — that Neely was encouraging students to speak only English or else face unseen barriers to future opportunities within the biostatistics department.

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