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Anhui Middle School Students visit the Center in Beijing on World-Broadening Trip

The University of Chicago Center in Beijing enthusiastically welcomed a group of 40 students from Xiuning Middle School in Anhui Province, China, as part of a summer camp program organized and led by Wu Hao, an Associate Professor and Ph.D. from Peking University and the Executive Director of the Institute of Silk Road Studies at Beijing Foreign Studies University.
August 14, 2019

Beijing a Hub of Biodiversity? British Wildlife Conservationist Terry Townshend enlightens us

Last week, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing hosted British wildlife conservationist Terry Townshend in a public lecture about Beijing’s unexpected status as one of the world’s best capital cities for wildlife and biodiversity. 
August 8, 2019

Beijing and Shanghai Send-off Dinners for Incoming Harris Students

Last week on July 14 and July 20, the Harris Alumni Chapters in Shanghai and Beijing each hosted a dinner in their respective cities to provide a warm send-off to the incoming students to the Harris School of Public Policy, before they attend classes this autumn.
July 24, 2019

UChicago Incoming Master Student Parent Reception

With a warm reception on July 12, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing welcomed the parents of incoming Masters students due to attend the University of Chicago. Ranjan Daniels, Senior Associate Dean of Student Recruitment and Global Outreach at the Harris School of Public Policy, hosted the evening event as his final stop following his week-long visit to several universities in Beijing and Seoul, South Korea.
July 14, 2019

Dr. Daniel Arber, Chair of Pathology, Visits Wuhan University Medical School

It was in October 2015, Shu-Yuan Xiao, Professor of Pathology at the University of Chicago Medicine organized his first Workshop on Pathologic Evaluation of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Associated Neoplasia with the support from the University of Chicago Center in Beijing.  He never stopped there. In subsequent years, he collaborated with his Chinese counterparts at Peking University Health Science Center, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Wuhan University School of Medicine, and several top professional organizations in China on the 2nd and 3rd workshops and symposia.  He was later invited to establish and be the founding director of the Wuhan University Center for Pathology and Molecular Diagnostics. This time, Dr. Xiao brought with him to Wuhan Dr. Daniel Arber, Chair of the UChicago Department of Pathology. 
July 12, 2019

Getty Traveling Seminar - From Xi’an to Dunhuang: Following Buddhist Traces in Medieval China

The Department of Art History is organizing a University of Chicago/Getty Traveling Seminar in Chinese Art History, funded by the Getty Foundation as part of its “Connecting Art History” initiative. Led and taught by Associate Professor of Art History, Wei-Cheng Lin, the traveling seminar, From Xi’an to Dunhuang: Following Buddhist Traces in Medieval China, will visit historical Buddhist sites along the Silk Road between the two ancient cities from July 21 – August 11, 2019.
July 2, 2019

Getty Dissertation Workshop in Art History

The University of Chicago Center in Beijing successfully hosted the first University of Chicago/Getty Dissertation Workshop in Chinese Art History from June 18–30. Led by UChicago Professor of Art History Wu Hung, the workshop welcomed 10 Ph.D. candidates, each representing a different university from China or around the world, with classes being exclusively conducted at the Center in Beijing during the two weeks.
July 1, 2019

2019 Wanxiang Amassador Fellows Program

From June 24 to 26, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing launched into another exciting summer season by enthusiastically welcoming 30 undergraduate students to the Center’s Green Energy Conference as part of this year’s Wanxiang Amassador Fellows program. The Center in Beijing hosted this three-day conference to commence the 6-week Wanxiang Fellows program aimed at exposing students to sustainable energy initiatives in China. Following the conference, students will be visiting key sites in Hangzhou and Shanghai related to green energy development in China.
June 28, 2019

CCIPE Delegation Visit

The University of Chicago Center in Beijing enthusiastically welcomed a delegation of 60 professional educators and officials from several Chinese universities nationwide and different provincial Departments of Education, to learn more about the Center’s role as a bridge between the University of Chicago and China. This visit was part of a training program organized by the China Center for International People-to-People Exchange (CCIPE).
June 17, 2019

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

From May 20th to 24th, 2019, the 5th cohort of University of Chicago residents arrived at the Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH) for a week-long clinical rotation. The three residents, Thomas Couri, Julia Sun, and Shawn Kothari respectively focused on gastroenterology and hepatology (liver diseases); rheumatology; and general medicine, oncology, cardiology during their time at this top hospital in China.
May 29, 2019