Spotlight | Duke Kunshan University


The university’s new off-campus community center offers a relaxing lakeside escape from the rigors of academia, with abundant space for socializing, club activities, meetings, arts events and entertainment.

Denis Simon, executive vice chancellor of Duke Kunshan, has been invited to serve as a member of the Committee on Science and Innovation Leadership for the 21st Century: Challenges and Strategic Implications for the United States. 

Duke Kunshan Chancellor Youmei Feng and assistant professor Chenkai Wu joined leading scholars from around the world to discuss the public health challenges facing communities along the Belt and Road Initiative.

A research team led by health professor Junfeng “Jim” Zhang has received funding to examine the data of 20,000 newborns in Shanghai and explore the role pollution may play in infancy, in the womb and even before conception.

Raphael Moffett, who now leads student affairs at Duke Kunshan, says offering a wide variety of experiences that support and challenge young people is critical to helping them break down barriers and maximize their potential.