"Learning Chinese was my most important academic pursuit at MIT."

October 26, 2018

Joshua Woodard, a member of the Class of 2018 and a Chinese minor, reflected recently on his studies,

"Learning Chinese was my most important academic pursuit at MIT. Technical knowledge comes and goes with time and necessity, but the ability to empathize with people of disparate backgrounds through cultural and language immersion is a life skill."

A full profile of Woodard appeared in MIT News on November 1, 2017.