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First Group of Faculty Members Awarded Tenure at Duke Kunshan

Duke Kunshan University successfully launched the undergraduate degree program in August 2018. In total, 27 countries are represented in the first undergraduate class with 260 students: 180 students from the China, including 7 students from Taiwan, and 80 international students. Students are offered unique opportunities for the interdisciplinary, integrated and innovative learning at Duke Kunshan University.

Protect Key Habitats, Not Just Wilderness, To Preserve Species

To protect more endangered species, such as this glittering starfrontlet hummingbird of Columbia, we have to protect the right places not just more area. (Credit Luis Mazariegos) 

DURHAM, N.C. -- Some scientists have suggested we need to protect half of Earth’s surface to preserve most of its species. A new Duke University-led study, however, cautions that it is the quality, not merely the quantity, of what we protect that matters.

FENG YOUMEI TO BE NEW CHANCELLOR OF DUKE KUNSHAN UNIVERSITY

Feng Youmei, the executive vice president of Wuhan University, has been appointed chancellor of Duke Kunshan University.

KUNSHAN, CHINA --- Jessica B. Sandberg, the director of international admissions at Temple University in the United States, has been appointed dean of enrollment at Duke Kunshan University, Executive Vice Chancellor Denis Simon announced today. 

Sandberg will begin her role on September 1st, and will oversee all recruitment, admissions and financial aid activities at Duke Kunshan, said Simon.  

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