News and Events
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
Yenching Scholars Organized Conference on
On May 8, 2017, a conference on “China Invests in the World: Chinese Outbound Investments in a New Era” was organized by a group of Yenching Scholars: José Izquierdo (Spain) , Grzegorz Stec (Poland), Rebecca Arcesati (Italy), Marta Vitvitska (Ukraine), Em
The Yenching Academy of Peking University Introduces its 2017 Cohort of Yenching Scholars
The Yenching Academy of Peking University today introduces its third cohort: 124 outstanding young scholars who will enroll in the interdisciplinary Master’s in China Studies program this September.
Yenching Academy Celebrates Its Third Anniversary
On May 5th, the Yenching Academy of Peking University celebrates its 3rd anniversary. It is an elite postgraduate college of Peking University, China's "most prestigious" and "first modern" university. At its launch, the Peking University leadership descr