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China-Italy Design Innovation Hub Launch Ceremony and China-Italy Design Innovation Day held
On Nov 13th, the China-Italy Design Innovation Hub launch ceremony and China-Italy Design Innovation Day, hosted by Tsinghua University and the Politecnico di Milano, and organized by Tsinghua’s Academy of Arts & Design together with TUS-Holdings Co., Ltd., took place at the Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University. Experts and scholars in the domain of design and innovation from both China and Italy attended the ceremony, and together witnessed the launch of the Innovation Hub as well as the unveiling of Tsinghua Arts and Design Institute in Milan.
Winner of Lui Che Woo Prize, Xie Zhenhua, donates prize money to Tsinghua
On November 3rd, Xie Zhenhua, China’s special representative on climate change and Vice Chairman of the Committee of Population, Resources and Environment of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), attended a donation ceremony held at Tsinghua University and donated a total of 20 million Hong Kong dollars to the Tsinghua University Education Foundation. The amount donated was Mr. Xie’s prize money from winning the Lui Che Woo Prize (Sustainability Prize).
Designed to inspire the next generation of global leaders, Schwarzman Scholars is the most significant program of its kind since the Rhodes Trust was founded in 1902.
Freshmen start at Tsinghua
Yesterday marked one of the most anticipated days in the Tsinghua academic calendar: freshman move-in day. Today, August 24th, the opening ceremony for the new incoming students was held this morning at the university’s sports center.
The Sixth World Peace Forum Held at Tsinghua
The sixth World Peace Forum (WPF) was held from June 24 to 25. Arken Imirbaki, the Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 12th National People's Congress of China, addressed the opening ceremony held on Saturday.
Making History at Tsinghua – Launching Tsinghua’s First African Student Association
May 25th marked a new beginning in the history ofTsinghua University as it inaugurated its first-ever African StudentAssociation – THUASA (Tsinghua University African Student Association). The event for the first time ever united theinternational African student body in Tsinghua that includes over 110 enrolled students representing 27 African countriesand opened a platform for collaboration among these students and the wider bodyof the University.
China-California Clean Energy and Low Carbon Development Dialogue
On the morning of June 8, a China-California Clean Energy and Low-carbon Development Dialogue was held at Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University. Jointly organized by Tsinghua University and the Government of the state of California, and co-organized by Tsinghua University’s Low-carbon Energy Laboratory, the dialogue was intended to strengthen and deepen exchange and cooperation between China and California in clean energy and low-carbon development.
Tsinghua University Council Chairperson Chen Xu Visits Washington D.C.
On May 30th, Tsinghua University Chairperson Chen Xu paid a visit to Washington D.C., where she held talks with Matthew Pottinger, Special Assistant to U.S. President Donald Trump and National Security Council senior director for East Asia. She also visited the U.S. Department of Education later the same day. Tsinghua University Vice President and Provost Yang Bin accompanied Chen Xu on her visit to the U.S. capital.
An Open Letter to the Next Class of Schwarzman Scholars
We all knew it from the start- that one year will go by really quickly. As our cohort nears into the final parts of our year in Beijing, the nostalgia has begun as we think back on our time and memories here. Over the past few weeks, I am thankful to have had the chance to meet some of the scholars from the next incoming class and I must say I am impressed by your zeal and excitement and also a sense of connectedness even though our community is only beginning to grow. A couple of you have asked a lot of questions about how to make the most of your time in the coming year and the writer in me has decided to pen down some of the discussions that we had. The following piece details a few of the learnings that came from some of those discussions we had. Disclaimer that this only represents my own synthesis and reflections and that this is not meant to be prescriptive but rather to serve as lens and frames to think about.As with all things in life there is never one single template, for it’s up to each of us to thread the path most suited for us. With that in mind, here comes 5 little nuggets of reflection.
3 Ideas on a More Cooperative World Order
The Graduate Union of Tsinghua University and the Office of International Cooperation and Exchange were pleased to host H.E. Ms. Federica Mogherini last week for the 6th edition of Top Talk+.
New Impetus to Global Growth-PBC School of Finance Holds Tsinghua PBCSF Global Academic Leaders Forum
Tsinghua PBCSF Global Academic Leaders Forum themed on “New Impetus to Global Growth” was held recently at the Reception Hall at the Main Building, Tsinghua University. Nicholas Stern, IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government at London School of Economics, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, President of the British Academy and Former Chief Economist at the World Bank, and Dr. Hans-Paul Bürkner, Boston Consulting Group Global Chairman, attended and spoke at the Forum. Zhu Min, Head of Tsinghua University National Institute of Financial Research and Former Deputy Managing Director of IMF, hosted the Forum.
Tsinghua and Harvard promote low carbon development
More than 100 prestigious scholars, entrepreneurs and government officials from home and abroad were invited to Tsinghua University to conduct an in-depth discussion on promoting low carbon development from June 2nd to June 3rd.