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Seven New Majors Added to the Inaugural Undergrad Degree Program

Seven new majors for Duke Kunshan University’s undergraduate degree program have been approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education (MOE). 

These are additions to the initial eight majors that were approved by the MOE in the spring of 2017. Duke Kunshan will welcome its first class of undergraduates in August 2018. 

A professor in China has received a US$900k award to help turn the tide on China’s biggest health challenges.

The grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was given to Professor Shenglan Tang and his team at Duke Kunshan University to help China meet the United Nations’ health sustainable development goals and the Chinese government’s “...

On a Monday morning in January of this year a man got into his Tesla sedan, pulled onto a highway outside of Los Angeles, and engaged the vehicle’s semi-autonomous “Autopilot” mode. The car juggled inputs from 8 cameras, 12 ultrasonic sensors and one radar to navigate the highway, avoiding other vehicles and staying within the dotted lines. Then, it plowed...

Duke Kunshan University announced today that it has received applications from over 80 countries and regions for its inaugural undergraduate program.

Inaugural Faculty Hired for Duke Kunshan Undergraduate Program

Duke Kunshan University has hired its founding faculty for its 4-year undergraduate degree program set to launch in Fall 2018. 

Twenty-three candidates from an initial pool of 1,300 applicants from around the world were presented with offers after a search process that began in Spring 2017. Twenty-two of those candidates – in natural sciences and engineering, social sciences, and humanities – will...