Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


Sandberg, who will lead the nonprofit association’s International Enrollment Management Knowledge Community, is a seasoned global education leader who won plaudits for her #YouAreWelcomeHere campaign to promote U.S. higher education.

Four faculty-student research teams will share RMB 200,000 (US$29,900) this academic year to explore the importance of patents, environmental discussion on social media, cross-lingual interactions, and China’s industrial history.

Duke Kunshan has named three laboratories focusing on molecular biology, biochemistry and financial technology for donors whose support helps faculty, graduate students and undergraduates conduct cutting-edge research.

At a signing ceremony in Hangzhou on Oct. 15, leaders from the two universities committed to cross-disciplinary research collaboration, exploring new training mechanisms, and promoting faculty and student exchanges.

Yigong Shi, president of the research-focused Westlake, led a delegation to Duke Kunshan to meet with senior leaders and hear students’ experiences studying in an interdisciplinary liberal arts program.