Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


Meet the Dean: The humanities professor and Daoism scholar talks about disrupting traditional academic models, and how global issues like climate change and Covid-19 require 21st-century solutions, not 19th-century thinking.

Faculty Focus: Chemistry professor Mark Spaller has received praise from undergraduate students for his stimulating class sessions, in which he strives to provide a foundation for future learning and show how complicated subject matter connects to everyday life.

Duke Kunshan now offers undergraduate students the opportunity to explore a cutting-edge field of study that aims to understand human thinking and actions, and how policies and other interventions shape our decisions.

As part of the annual Learning Innovation Fellowship, mentors and established peers introduced the fresh cohort to the university’s unique student-centered teaching approach and seven-week sessions.

The international 2020 Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards has recognized the course instructors for vigorous student engagement and the use of online tools to minimize disruption caused by Covid-19.