Jun Yu brings the unique combination of psychology training from China and Chinese-English translation skills.

Jun began his education at Hangzhou Teachers College in Hangzhou, China, where he majored in English. Upon graduation in summer 2001, he taught English to college students for one semester at Yuying College in Hangzhou. After that, he worked as a translator for the China Chemical Network, where he translated ads for Chinese manufacturers from Chinese to English.

Jun then entered graduate school at Shanghai Normal University to pursue a master's degree in psychology. During his studies, he translated a number of scholarly papers from English into Chinese including "Moral reasoning and education" and "Moral behavior and education" -- two chapters in Educational Psychology -- and "The teacher’s role in family education", published in Teacher and Family Education. Jun graduated with an excellent mark on his thesis defense, a distinction only bestowed on a select few in his graduating class.

Swept away in the cemetery: China’s Tomb Sweeping Festival

Have you swept the tombs of your ancestors recently? In Chinese culture, April 4th is the Tomb-Sweeping Festival, or Qingming Festival, meaning Pure and Bright Festival. Tomb-Sweeping Festival is on the 15th day from the Spring Equinox and is one of the official public holidays in China starting in 2008. The festival is a time […]

Can a “Moral Models Campaign” Solve China’s Morality Problem?

The Civilization Office of the China People’s Congress Central Committee announced Friday the assistance plan to 14 of the 53 national moral models who are in financial difficulty. The plan involves paying 24,000 RMB to 100,000 RMB to the models for their life assurance, housing cost, tuition, living expenses, daily necessity cost. The moral models […]

Lingering anxiety and lost talent: the college-entrance exam economy in China

College entrance exams in China usually end in June and a new term starts at the beginning of September. But the anxiety among students and parents from college entrance exams is still lingering. Students and parents not only care about whether they can enter college, but also whether they can enter a prestigious school. Anxiety, […]

“No commerce, no evil” is no more: how China’s ethical standards affect your business

There was a Chinese saying: “no commerce, no evil”. Merchants were thought to be unscrupulous, and commerce was historically considered an ignoble industry in China. This contemptuous attitude towards businessmen no longer exists in current China. Making money is given priority now. However, problems come up when this priority may be the only consideration for […]