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Wu Ching-yi

Home » Barbour Scholar Spotlights » Alumnae » Page 3 Wu Ching-yi, also known as Blanche Wu, (1932) graduated from Ginling College with her B.A. in 1923 and in 1926 joined Ginling’s faculty as a professor in the biology department. In 1932, she was granted a two-year...

I-djen Ho

Home » Barbour Scholar Spotlights » Alumnae » Page 4 When I-djen Ho (also stylized as: He qia zhen, He Yizhen, or Heyi Zhen) (1933) was born in 1910, during the last years of the Qing Dynasty, women with bound feet were still the majority. However, I-djen’s...

Ming-chen Wang

Home » Barbour Scholar Spotlights » Alumnae » Page 4 Ming-chen Wang (1938) has been called by many as “The Chinese Madame Curie” due to her extraordinary contributions to modern physics. Dr. Wang was born on October 3, 1906 and earned her bachelor’s degree from...

Cheng-shu Wang Chang

Home » Barbour Scholar Spotlights » Alumnae » Page 4 Cheng-shu Wang Chang (1941) earned her B.S. and M.S. from Yenching University. In 1945, she earned her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Her dissertation was titled, “The Quantum Theory of the Second Viral...

Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur

Home » Barbour Scholar Spotlights » Alumnae » Page 4 For Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur, graduate education is part of a University of Michigan family legacy. She and her mother were both Barbour Scholars at Michigan, an almost century-old fellowship program for Asian women...