Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


Duke Kunshan has appointed William Parsons as associate dean of undergraduate curricular affairs, and Keping Wu as chair of the Division of Social Sciences. Jason Gainous has joined the university as associate dean of undergraduate studies.

Convocation 2021: Duke Kunshan’s master degree programs held an online ceremony to welcome 160 first-year students including an experienced diplomat, Ivy League alumni, NGO leaders, and startup CEOs.

Convocation 2021: Duke Kunshan held an online undergraduate opening convocation themed “Together We Succeed” to welcome almost 400 students in the Class of 2025. The assembly also ushered in senior year for the inaugural class.

Research led by scientists from Duke Kunshan and Duke University has shown a link between changing plankton communities in the Antarctic region, affected by warming water and receding sea ice, and climate change.

Undergraduate Eric Qu’s journey to studying at Duke Kunshan began aged just two, when his father returned home with a gift – his first computer. Now the data science student is engaged in important scientific research, which has been published in an American chemistry journal.