News and Events
Yenching Academy of Peking University Holds Graduation Ceremony 2018
The Yenching Academy of Peking University celebrated the graduation of its second cohort with a ceremony on July 6.
The Yenching Academy of Peking University Introduces the 2018 Cohort of Yenching Scholars
Welcome to the Yenching Academy, 2018 cohort!
Yenching Scholars Organize the First Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Youth Conference
On 2 June 2018, two 2017 Yenching Scholars, Nazerke Aibar and Odil Gafarov have respectively acted as an organizer and the Secretary-General of the first Model Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Youth Conference for students and young professionals at the SCO headquarters in Beijing.
Field Trip to Dunhuang
On the 25th of May, 2018, the students in the “Archaeology of Cultural Exchanges between China and the West” class started out on their own archaeological adventure to the West; a visit to Dunhuang (敦煌).
Yenching Academy of Peking University Holds End of Year Celebration for 2017 Cohort
On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018, Yenching Academy of Peking University held an End of Year Celebration for 2017 Cohort.
Dandelions of Hope: Story of Migrant Children and Leadership in Social Development
On Saturday June 2nd, scholars from Yenching Academy and Schwarzman College convened at Peking University to commence “Dandelions of Hope: Story of Migrant Children and Leadership in Social Development”, a forum to raise awareness about China’s 35 million plus migrant children.
Site Visit: Beijing Daxing International Airport
The Yenching Academy was invited to the construction site of Beijing’s Daxing International Airport on May 18th. Yenching Academy students and staff were welcomed by administrators from Beijing Urban Construction Group (北京城建集团), a state owned enterprise in charge of the project.
Delegation of Kraft Global Fellows Program from Columbia University Visits Yenching Academy
On Friday 25 May, Ms. Jewelnel Davis, University Chaplain, Associate Provost and Director of the Earl Hall Center at Columbia University, and Program Officer of Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, led a delegation of Kraft Global Fellows from Columbia University to visit the Yenching Academy to learn more about the program and its Scholars. They were hosted by Associate Dean David Moser and a number of students from both the second and third cohorts.