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As an active, long time member of the Nati‎onal Committee for US-China Relations, I was invited to attend the Seattle dinner held in honor of the visit to the US of China's President, Xi Jinping. It was his 7th visit to the US since 1985. The visit to Seattle provided an opportunity for President Xi to meet with a broad range of US business leaders and state government officials as a way to kickoff his US visit to the White House.

Dr. Mosca presenting his seminar on migrant health

Dr. Davide Mosca, the Director of Migration Health at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Geneva, Switzerland, visited Duke Kunshan University (DKU) on September 9th and 10th. Invited by at Professor Alba Amaya-Burns, associate professor of global health at DKU, Dr. Mosca held a seminar on the topic of “Lest Behind or Left Out? Promoting the Well-Being of Left-behind Families of Labor Migrants: Evidence for Policy and Action”. He also delivered a lecture to all graduate...

September 1, Circulation published a research paper based on a dual-country study led by Prof. Lijing L. Yan, Head of Non-Communicable Diseases Research at the Global Health Research Center of Duke Kunshan University (DKU). The study, the simplified cardiovascular management program (known as SimCard), discovered cost-effective ways to improve the quality of primary care and clinical outcomes in resource-poor settings in China and India that could have major benefits for the...

Duke Kunshan University (DKU) has recently been awarded a key research project on higher education reform, according to a newly released list of Jiangsu province’s higher education reform projects sponsored by Jiangsu Education Bureau. Titled “International Talent Cultivation Mode in Sino-Foreign Joint-Venture Universities: Research and Practice”, the Project will be led by DKU Chancellor Liu Jingnan. A total of 639 research projects have been selected through assessments by expert panels...

The Chinese Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CCUGH) has elected Duke Kunshan University (DKU) as the consortium's new chair institution in an anonymous vote on August 21st, 2015. As CCUGH's second chair institution, DKU will serve a term of two years and appoint a new chairperson in November, 2015.

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