Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


On November 20, 5 First-year Chinese students and 1 advanced intermediate Chinese student from Duke Kunshan University (DKU) visited Xi Tang Experimental Primary School in Kunshan High-Tech zone. The visit was organized and led by Chinese language lecturer Xu Li, who wanted her students to gain firsthand student-life experience at a local school.

The leaders of Duke Kunshan University (DKU) and its founders, Duke University, Wuhan University and Kunshan City, unveiled DKU’s state-of-the-art campus at an celebratory event Monday. The 40-acre campus was designed by the architecture firm Gensler, and blends traditional Chinese elements with advanced educational technology in a spacious, modern setting.

(Students arrive on campus, Oct. 24. Photo by Jay Shen)

DKU students will kick off the second half of the fall semester on the DKU campus this weekend. The students moved into the DKU Conference Center early Friday morning and were received by the Student Life team as well as their Residence Advisors (RA). 

DKU GHRC director Shenglan Tang surveys China’s health insurance schemes and proposes an array of reforms in a new policy memorandum by The Paulson Institute.

Kunshan, China -- Duke Kunshan University (DKU) has appointed Haiyan Gao as vice chancellor for academic affairs, DKU Executive Vice Chancellor Mary Brown Bullock announced today.

Gao is the Henry Newson Professor and chair of the Department of Physics at Duke University. She has also served as chair of Duke’s China Faculty Council.