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Sinan Farooqui '22 reports on a talk by Whitney Bauman, associate professor of religious studies at Florida International University, entitled “Thinking Through the Anthropocene," during which Bauman discussed how religion and science are inextricably connected.

Karen Nielsen '22 from the United States joined Duke Kunshan's inaugural undergraduate class as an early decision applicant. She says after doing her research on the university's integrated, interdisciplinary curriculum, she was hooked.

In the age of MeToo movements and greater awareness of women’s rights, award-winning writer and scholar Caio Yurgel looks at literature, particularly the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, to find a connection with the prevalence of chauvinist culture in Latin American society...

The inaugural class of students on Duke Kunshan University’s master of environmental policy (iMEP) program have arrived on the Duke University campus to continue their studies. 

In what type of course might a student, in their first semester of university, encounter the Declaration of Independence, Confucian classics, Angela Davis’ protest speech, Mark Twain’s travelogues, David Henry Huang’s play “Chinglish” and the Book of Genesis?