Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


Professor Yajuan Lin reflects on her trip around the Antarctic in pursuit of knowledge about the impact of ice melt on sea life and the knock-on effect that could have on climate change.

Award-winning scientist Xin Li leads Duke Kunshan’s electrical and computer engineering program, and interdisciplinary research centers focusing on data science and applied physical sciences. He previously taught at Carnegie Mellon University and served as chief technical officer at a tech startup.

Marcia France, the inaugural dean of undergraduate studies, talks on her determination to establish an orchestra at Duke Kunshan as well as how diversity plays an essential role in creating the university’s distinct campus atmosphere.

With dozens of engaging, interdisciplinary courses to choose from, Duke Kunshan’s spring mini-term program offers something from every student looking to explore a new interest or dive deeper into their major area of study.

Construction workers have “topped out” almost every building in Duke Kunshan’s campus expansion project. Take a closer look as site managers take students on a tour of the site.