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Shiba Amutuhaire Kalpakovic, a member of Duke Kunshan’s undergraduate Class of 2025, gave her first TEDx talk in 2019

Shiba Amutuhaire Kalpakovic ’25 from Kampala, Uganda, learned early that clear communication is essential to changing classroom norms. Since then, she’s worked to master the art of public speaking and started research into metacognitive learning.

Faculty Focus: Sze Chai Kwok, associate professor of cognitive neuroscience, says his field is still waiting for its own Newton. He encourages students to take advantage of this “golden age” for scientific research.

Seashell, an undergraduate student in the Class of 2022, writes about her father’s precious English dictionary. This story appeared in the first edition of “Meridian: A Literary Atlas of DKU,” released May 2021.

Joe Wu

Commencement 2021: Keynote speaker Joe Wu, founding partner of MFund, urges graduates from Duke Kunshan’s master of management studies program to be curious, positive and kind, and to take every failure as an opportunity to learn and grow.

Duke University President Price addresses Duke's Class of 2021 on Sunday, May 2, 2021.