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
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
On the afternoon of Thursday, May 2, UChicago Professor and Nobel laureate James Heckman, whose groundbreaking work on the benefits of early childhood education has helped shaped the field, spoke to an audience from around the world—among them, high schoolers who a year ago had traveled to the very types of rural Chinese communities that Professor Heckman's work is focusing on. For those high schoolers—some of whom were Chinese nationals from Beijing—seeing those rural schools changed their understanding of the world.
May 13, 2019
Over the extended May 1 holiday, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing provided support for a College Admissions information session, as well as a two-day conference for college application counselors from high schools throughout China.
May 7, 2019
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
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 hosted the 2019 Admitted Students Day, sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Office of Graduate Admissions.
April 15, 2019
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 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
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