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At a time when the Duke Kunshan community is dotted around the world, Ryan Trombly writes that this year’s Duke-UNC China Leadership Summit in February showed faculty and students share a deep connection with their academic home.

Ahead of World Wildlife Day on March 3, environmental science professor Binbin Li sat down with Duke Kunshan sophomore Chenling Qu to discuss her work tracking giant pandas in the remote forests of China and the people who inspired her to follow her passion.

Meet the Class of 2024: Budding polyglot McLaren Lindsey, an early decision admit, says his love of linguistics has allowed him to gain greater understanding of diverging cultural perspectives as well as what it means to be a global citizen.

A service learning project that sees international students lead classes in Mandarin at a local elementary school promotes active learning among freshmen by placing them in authentic environments with native speakers.

iDKU brings you a selection of the most recent student activities and upcoming events at Duke Kunshan. This edition includes a golden performance, a glamorous gala and a celebration of global cultures.