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Experts gather in Beijing to discuss institutional contexts of building world-class universities

December 2016

Alluding to the famous dictum by China’s late leader, Deng Xiaoping, Min Weifang, the executive president of Chinese Society for Education Development Strategies and professor at Peking University ...

Students reflect on US-China relations and global security in distance learning course

July 2016

A new course jointly taught by Stanford and Peking University brought together students and scholars in China and the United States in dialogue using videoconferencing.Each week during the past...

Chinese philanthropists hold cross-Pacific anniversary celebration at SCPKU

June 2016

"The Friends of Beida," a philanthropic group established in 1996 by Hong Kong entrepreneurs to support the development of Peking University, visited SCPKU on April 16 as part of their twentieth...

First Lady Michelle Obama visits SCPKU

March 2014

The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, spoke at SCPKU today and said study abroad allows students to realize that countries all have a stake in each other's success.

How Stanford uses technology to spread education

March 2014

While visiting SCPKU, U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama used the Highly Immersive Classroom to connect students there with students at Stanford University.

SCPKU's new immersive classrooms connect Stanford globally

December 2013

In collaboration with Stanford's Graduate School of Business, SCPKU has unveiled two new immersive classrooms at the center which enrich the overall student experience and increase Stanford's...

SCPKU holds first graduate seminar on Chinese art history

August 2013

SCPKU held its first graduate seminar in Summer 2013.


Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology