Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


Laura Navarro '22

Laura Navarro ’22, one of few undergraduates ever selected for the Kirchner Food Fellowship, is working with high-level officials in Colombia on a plan to grow nopal cactus, to boost the local economy and quality of life for minority groups. This year, she also interned at McKinsey & Co.

G. Richard Wagoner Jr.

The former chairman and CEO of General Motors has been named among the recipient of this year’s University Medals. A former chair of the Duke Board of Trustees, Wagoner has provided strategic guidance to Duke Kunshan since 2014.

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.

Six Duke Kunshan University professors have received funding from the National Natural Science Foundation of China toward the costs of equipment, travel and labor across research projects focused on the environment, energy and technology.

Kyle Fruh

An increasing shortage of kidney donors worldwide has led to a conversation in medical circles about ways to address the problem. Two researchers from Duke Kunshan have added their voices to the debate by producing a paper advancing the idea of non-compensating benefits as a means to encourage donorship without the concerns associated with cash payments.