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Wen Fang Art Exhibit: Opening

On April 21 the Center in Beijing hosted a gala opening for our 2019 art exhibit in the Steve Sun Gallery. The exhibit includes three major works by the Paris-trained, Beijing-based artist Wen Fang, and also incorporated two video presentations.
April 22, 2019

Hu Shih and the Newly-Published English Version of His History of Chinese Thought

On Saturday, April 20, a workshop on Hu Shih was held at the University of Chicago Center in Beijing in connection with the Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press’s publication of the English version of the Hu Shih’s History of Chinese Thought. Mr. Hao WU, the book’s Chief Editor from Beijing Foreign Studies University, and his colleague, Lu YI, Editor at Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, planned and organized the event.
April 20, 2019

The University of Chicago Center in Beijing Welcomes Admitted Students

The University of Chicago Center in Beijing hosted the 2019 Admitted Students Day, sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Office of Graduate Admissions.
April 15, 2019

What Are We Reading? UChicago Student Reading Recommendations

We asked University of Chicago students to tell us about the last good book they read in their free time or for a class. The books that students have chosen this year tell the stories of making a new life as an immigrant, the plight of poverty, and race in America.
April 1, 2019

The University of Chicago Hosts a Range of Exciting Spring Break Programs in Beijing

The University of Chicago Center in Beijing was delighted to have the opportunity to assist with and host a variety of activities aimed at utilizing the university-wide spring break week for short-term study and research programs. Below are some of the highlights.
March 27, 2019

2019 UChicago Residents to Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH) Clinical Rotation

On May 20, the 5th cohort of University of Chicago residents will arrive at the Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH) for a week-long clinical rotation. Three residents, Thomas Couri, Julia Sun, and Shawn Kothari will respectively focus on hepatology (liver diseases), rheumatology, and general medicine, oncology, cardiology during their time at this top hospital in China. 
March 25, 2019

Harris School Dean Katherine Baicker Visited Beijing and Gave a Talk on Public Health

Katherine Baicker, a leading scholar in the economic analysis of health care policy, Dean and the Emmett Dedmon Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, visited China the first time since she commenced deanship at Harris on August 15, 2017.  
March 8, 2019

EPIC Forms New Research Collaboration with the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

The new joint institute will support a wide range of areas of interest between Chinese researchers and faculty from the University of Chicago focused on energy and environmental issues and policies. To mark the announcement, representatives of the University of Chicago and UCAS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at a joint event in Beijing.
January 11, 2019

UChicago to build expanded Center in Paris designed by Studio Gang 芝大巴黎中心扩建,甘建筑工作室操刀

The University of Chicago will expand its presence in Paris through the construction of a new building designed by Studio Gang, growing opportunities for education, research and scholarly engagement across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
January 7, 2019

Women Scholars Held Reading Group Meeting of 2019 at the Beijing Center

On January 3, women scholars from Beijing Normal University, Central University of Finance and Economics, China Academy of Social Sciences, Peking University, and Remin University of China, held their first reading group meeting of 2019 at the University of Chicago Beijing Center.
January 4, 2019