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Yenching Academy Accepting Applications for 2018 Cohort
The Yenching Academy of Peking University is recruiting its fourth cohort of Scholars. Today, the Academy opens its application system to International, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan candidates.
Yenching Academy of Peking University Holds First Graduation Ceremony
Yenching Academy of Peking University held its first Graduation Ceremony July 4, 2017, celebrating its 2015 Cohort. Dean Yuan Ming, Associate Dean John Holden, Professor Lu Yang, faculty from various departments of Peking University, and graduates’ family members and friends attended the ceremony.
Yenching Scholar Cody Abbey Speaks at Peking University's Commencement
On July 5, 2017, Cody Abbey (2015 Yenching scholar, United States, Princeton University) gave his valediction as the representative of the graduating Master's students at Peking University's Commencement.
Yenching Academy Ambassador Speaker Series: Dame Barbara Woodward, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to China
On June 13, 2017, Dame Barbara Woodward, HM Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the People’s Republic of China, visited the Yenching Academy of Peking University to participate in the Ambassador Speaker Series.
Yenching Scholars Visit Shenzhen
From May 27 to 29, the Yenching Academy’s Venturing Into China: Entrepreneurial Innovation in the 21st Century course had the pleasure of visiting Shenzhen in order to better understand the current state of Chinese innovation and entrepreneurship.
Yenching Scholars Participated Impact Funding Lab
This spring, 16 Yenching Scholars dived into China’s rapidly evolving philanthropic sector through a 9-week Impact Funding Lab intended for emerging leaders looking to hone skills related to making social impact.
Yenching Cougarz Girls Soccer Team Won the PKU Cup Five-on-Five Soccer Competition
The Yenching Cougarz Girls Soccer Team, on June 3rd, 2017 successfully defeated the team of School of Chinese as a Second Language, Guanghua School of Management and School of International Studies with a score of 4-0 for the Five-on-Five PKU Cup Soccer Game. The Yenching Cougarz team consists of girls from the United States, Brazil, Chile, China, Finland, Kenya, Trinidad and Tobago, France, Ireland, Singapore, Belgium, India, and Ar...
CCTV Interviews Yenching Scholars on the B&R Initiative
Recently, five Yenching Scholars were interviewed by China Central Television (CCTV) on the Belt & Road Initiative (一带一路). The scholars included Ravi Prasad (United Kingdom, University of Cambridge), Maximilian Romer (Germany, University of Leiden), Harri