News and Events
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.
Yenching Scholars Participate in Cross-Cultural Communication Workshop with the Alibaba Global Leadership Academy
On Thursday, 17 May 2018, the Yenching Academy welcomed a delegation from the Alibaba Global Leadership Academy (AGLA), based in Hangzhou. Alibaba is China’s leading commerce company; the AGLA is the company's flagship program for fostering international talent.
Culture Salon: Taichi Experience Course
On Monday, May 14th, the Yenching Academy held a Taichi Workshop for its students. Around 18 students came to participate and learn about this ancient tradition.
Deputy Director of the U.S. Department of State’s East Asian and Pacific Affairs Bureau Visits the Yenching Academy of Peking University
On May 15, 2018, Ms. Ingrid D. Larson, Deputy Director of the U.S. Department of State’s East Asian and Pacific Affairs Bureau, visited the Yenching Academy of Peking University and engaged in a cordial conversation with Yenching Scholars.