News Yenching Academy of Peking University Holds First Gradu... more 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 Universit... more On July 5, 2017, 2015 Yenching scholar Cody Abbey gave his valediction as the representative of the graduating Master's students at Peking University's Commencement. Yenching Academy Ambassador Speaker Series: Dame Barbar... more 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 more 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 more 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... more 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. CCTV Interviews Yenching Scholars on the B&R Initia... more 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), Harriet Kariuki (Kenya, Harvard University), Nishat Kazmi (Pakistan, Maastricht Universi... Yenching Scholars Organized Conference on "China... more On May 8, 2017, a group of Yenching Scholars organized a conference on “China Invests in the World: Chinese Outbound Investments in a New Era”.