Perspectives from International Students

Perspectives from International Students

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Denisa and Norbert Okolie with their daughter Joy (l.) and Marco Yan and friend (r.)
Denisa and Norbert Okolie with their daughter Joy (l.) and Marco Yan and friend (r.)

During this very unusual year, students have had to adapt to learning online, whether from on or near campus or their homes, and with some in-person classes as well. If home is a different country, time differences can be quite challenging. Learn how the Okolie family and Marco Yan are making the most of their respective situations.

Norbert Okolie, pursuing a Doctorate in Materials Science and his wife Denisa, enrolled in a master’s program in Justice Studies, skillfully juggle studying and lab work with caring for a 1-year-old. Read more >>

Halfway around the world, Marco Yan copes with a 12-hour time difference studying remotely from Hong Kong. Read more >>