We are gathered together today in a world that is unimaginably different from the one we sat in on a warm fall day two years ago when we celebrated YCA’s opening ceremony for the 2018 Cohort. While none of us could have imagined that our graduation would look quite like this, there are some impo...
30 June 2020
“Staying foolish” is one suggestion that Steve Jobs made to conclude his speech at Stanford commencement in 2005. Although I’ve known the words since junior high school, not until coming to Yenching Academy did I realize its true meaning. Overall, “staying foolish” has become the main theme ...
30 June 2020
On May 10, International Mother’s Day, Yenching Scholars Hannah Kirk, Clara Wang, and Michelle Kan organised a joint online R-coding tutorial outreach. A collaboration between their respective organisations, R-Ladies Beijing and Ladies Who Tech, the online tutorial is the first of several online...
05 June 2020
According to a recent IMF report, the global economy will shrink by three percent this year due to COVID-19. The lingering China-U.S. trade war will likely make the situation worse. With all the uncertainties, where is the international community heading？In this video, three international studen...
27 May 2020
Following the experiences of the Yenching community around the world as they confront the challenges posed by COVID-19, the Academy interviewed Quoc Anh Tran, alumnus from the 2nd cohort, about his work as a Communications Officer for the WHO in Vietnam and how his time at Yenching shaped his vie...
14 May 2020
It’s Yenching Academy’s 6th anniversary today! Although we are not able to celebrate together at Peking University’s beautiful campus, our Yenching Scholars and staff sent their heart-warming wishes from around the world. We miss you all here in Beijing. Happy birthday Yenching Academy!
05 May 2020
From Jingyuan to São Paulo：Lessons in Empathy and the Role of Knowledge in Overcoming COVID-19 and Other Maladies
13 April 2020
On April 8, Professor Hao Ping, president of Peking University, attended the World Economic Forum’s Global University Leaders Forum through a video conference where he, on behalf of universities in China, talked about the role and responsibilities universities should take amidst the COVID-19 epi...
10 April 2020
Instead of coming back to Peking University after the Chinese New Year, Yenching Scholars continue their academic adventure at home and in new settings, all the while finding new ways to keep themselves creative and occupied.
30 March 2020
It is our great privilege - from Beijing, Delhi, Melbourne, Paris, Abuja, Boston, Rio, and so many other locales - that we take this opportunity to thank you.
25 March 2020
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