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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.
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.
Tsinghua University and Politecnico di Milano collaborate in the establishment of Sino-Italian Design Innovation Hub
On February 22, under the witness of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Italian President Sergio Mattarella, the President of Tsinghua University Qiu Yong and the President of the Politecnico di Milano Ferruccio Resta signed the agreement, in the Great Hall of the People, for collaboration to establish the Sino-Italian Design Innovation Hub in Milan. It will be the first education and research base set up by Tsinghua University in Europe, indicating the comprehensive implementation of Tsinghua University’s global strategy.