Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


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.

(Group photos in front of Jiming Temeple. Photo by John Rash)

More than 50 students from Duke Kunshan University recently spent a weekend exploring the culture and history of Nanjing, led by the DKU Office of Student life and Manager of Student Activities John Rash. “Providing the opportunity for our students to explore the rich history of Nanjing from the Ming Dynasty to the 1949 formation of the People’s Republic of China has been an in-person educational experience resulting in group dialogue concerning this city that is both provincial capital of...