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Yenching Academy Held Official Opening Ceremony for 2016-2017 Academic Year
On September 10, 2016, the Yenching Academy at Peking University held its second annual Opening Ceremony to officially launch the academic year and inaugurate the new cohort of Yenching Scholars.
Yenching Social Innovation Forum is Accepting Applications
Ever since the beginning of the reform and opening up period (1979), China's meteoric but uneven economic growth has led urban household per capita income to more than triple that in rural areas, giving it one of the highest urban-rural income ratios in t
Yenching Academy Accepting Applications for 2017-2018 Cohort
The Yenching Academy of Peking University is now recruiting its third cohort of Scholars, which will matriculate in Fall 2017. Today, the Academy opens its application system to international candidates and candidates from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
President of Chinese Culture Institute of Our Hong Kong Foundation Visits the Academy
On August 8, 2016, Professor Cheng Pei-kai, the President of Chinese Culture Institute of Our Hong Kong Foundation, led a delegation of secondary school principals to visit Yenching Academy. Pofessor Jiang Guohua, the Associate Dean of Yenching Academy gr
Yenching Academy Distinguished Professor Zhang Longxi Elected as the President of International Comparative Literature Association
On July 27, 2016, at the closing ceremony of the 21st World Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association, Professor Zhang Longxi, Distinguished Professor at Yenching Academy, was named the President of the International Comparative Lit
The Values of Environmental Protection - Prof. Lyu Zhi Lecture
On June 1st, 2016, Professor Lyu Zhi of the Peking University School of Life Sciences, Director of the Center for Environmental Protection and Social Development, gave a lecture at Peking University titled, “The Values of Environmental Protection” as part
The Development and Challenges of Medical Technology - Prof. Ke Yang Lecture
On May 11th, 2016, Professor Ke Yang, Executive Vice President of Peking University and Foreign Fellow of the U.S. Academy of Medical Science, gave a speech titled “The Development and Challenges of Medical Technology” to Yenching Academy as part of the C
Peking University and the Development of Mathematics -- Prof. Tian Gang Lecture
On May 10th, 2016, Professor Tian Gang, Dean of the Peking University School of Math Science, visited Yenching Academy to give a lecture titled “Peking University and the Development of Mathematics” as part of the China Studies Lecture Series.