Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


Duke Kunshan University global health faculty and students examined the connection between cognitive impairment and the “Asian flush” gene among the oldest-old in China, providing easily observed genetic evidence for prevention and early intervention of cognitive impairment.

Duke University President Emeritus Richard H. Brodhead and Chinese higher education innovator Yigong Shi will deliver the keynote speeches at this year's Duke Kunshan University commencement, the first ever for its undergraduate program.

The first-year graduates - Dongnuo Lyu, Haochi Bai and Ziyuan Zi - received industry praise for the concept at the Flink Forward Asia Hackathon 2021, which challenged competitors to improve user experience in a project of their choice by deploying the Apache Flink engine.

Duke Kunshan is closely monitoring developments surrounding the outbreak of Covid-19 caused by novel coronavirus and is working hard to protect all our students, faculty and staff on campus and beyond. We will share updates as we have them.

Despite improving income levels older people in the U.S. are eating increasingly poor diets, according to research conducted by a Duke Kunshan University student-professor team. Loneliness, food insecurity, price and a rise in the consumption of refined grains could be contributing factors they found.