News Professor Rao Yi Lecture: Genes and Us more Professor Rao Yi will be lecturing on June 8 as part of the Yenching Academy of Peking University’s China Studies Lecture Series. Professor Rao Yi is a Chair Professor of Neurobiology at Peking University. This lecture is sponsored by the Yenching Academy of Peking University, and is open to the entire university community. Everyone is welcome... China-Africa Journalism Forum more China-Africa Journalism Forum was held on May 14th, 2016. The forum brought together journalists from Africa and China, Chinese professors, the former Chinese ambassador to Eritrea and Rwanda, as well as representatives from Chinese enterprises in Africa to share their experiences and opinions about “How China and Africa See Each Other.” This... Professor Lyu Zhi Lecture: Diversity of Value and Conse... more Professor Lyu Zhi will be lecturing on June 1 as part of the Yenching Academy of Peking University's China Studies Lecture Series. Professor Lyu is a Professor of Conservation Biology at School of Life Sciences of Peking University. The Yenching Academy of Peking University Announces... more Drawing from over 40 countries and more than 80 universities, the selection of the second cohort of Yenching Scholars has concluded: 127 outstanding graduates from around the globe will enroll in the Academy’s interdisciplinary master’s program in China Studies in September 2016. The cohort counts 21 students from mainland China, one from Taiwa... Professor Ma Rong Lecture: Frontiers and Ethnic Minorit... more Professor Ma Rong will be lecturing on May 17 as part of the Yenching Academy of Peking University's China Studies Lecture Series. Professor Ma Rong is a Professor of Sociology at Peking University's Institute of Sociology and Anthropology. China–Africa Journalism Forum more China-Africa Journalism Forum organized by Yenching Scholars will be held on May 14th, 2016. Yenching Scholars Learn about Lei Feng Spirit more On April 26th, Yenching scholars met with soldiers from the “Lei Feng Squad”: the squad where Lei Feng, a well-known Chinese sergeant from the 1960s known for his selfless service and pay-it-forward attitude, served in. Led by Squad Leader Bi Wanchang, the group engaged in an in-depth discussion of this influential figure and his legacy. Yenching Scholar Chen Zhengxun Awarded Peking Universit... more On April 28th, Yenching Scholar Chen Zhengxun received the “May. 4th Medal,” the highest student recognition medal awarded biannually by Peking University to an outstanding student.