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 teacherâ€™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.
In light of the gravity of China’s earthquake in Sichuan Province on May 12, we’ve decided to take a break from the usual commentary at the Wu Way — and instead do our part to help. Since there are few psychological disaster relief materials in Mandarin Chinese, we went ahead and translated this Citizenscorp document […]
When reporting the incident in Tibet last month, a CNN website photograph shows a person running in front of a Chinese military truck — but it cropped out rioters stoning it. 1 The Washington post also provided false information 2 on the issue. Then some western media choose to report only the protests during the […]
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 […]
The number of juvenile crimes in China has risen from 33,000 in 1998 to 80,000 in 2007, according to a BBC report. Robbery, theft, intentional injury, rape, and gang fighting are among the most frequent crimes the delinquents commit. What are the reasons behind the rising juvenile delinquency in China? This essay focuses on the […]
The Civilization Office of the China Peopleâ€™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 […]
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, […]