Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


Duke Kunshan’s Lijing L. Yan discussed the challenges and opportunities of an aging population with influential experts, including Singapore’s health minister, at the Global Health Forum and at the first meeting of the China Home Care Task Force.

Renowned physicist Haiyan Gao, who has stepped down as vice chancellor for academic affairs, reflects on her Kunshan roots and how she helped establish the university’s innovative programs, dynamic research centers and world-class faculty.

World-leading archaeologist and Division of Social Sciences chair will help steer Duke Kunshan’s expansion and ensure it continues to offer a high-quality, innovative education to students from around the world.

Making her first visit to Duke Kunshan, Valerie Sheares Ashby, dean of Duke’s Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, hails the joint-venture university’s ‘extraordinary’ undergraduate students and its high-quality faculty.

Duke Kunshan’s female scholars stress the importance of encouragement and support in ensuring young girls can follow their dreams and fulfill their potential.