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To help his class dive deeper into the complex dynamics at the Yalta conference of 1945, historian Zach Fredman introduced an immersive game that required students to step into the shoes of important historical figures.

Honey Huang, an undergraduate from Pakistan, writes about the many opportunities she had to explore China during her freshman year at Duke Kunshan, with trips taking her to as far afield as Hangzhou, Wuhan and Shenzhen.

Duke Kunshan undergraduates share their takeaways from the 2019 Student Leader Global Summit in South Africa, where they joined dozens of students from around the world in designing campaigns and visiting sites of historical and cultural importance.

Summer conference saw experts present research on a wide range of areas including sexual politics, international adoption, pacifism, Pan Am’s joint venture in China and an American colonel’s daring gold bullion theft.

Peter Ballentine C’22, who has co-authored two academic papers with engineers at Duke, says the four-day week and vibrant campus life at Duke Kunshan have allowed him to continue his research and learn useful life skills.